GO
Loading...

Russia

More

  • MOSCOW, April 23- Russian railcar manufacturer United Wagon Company plans to set a price range for its initial public offering in Moscow at 650- 750 roubles per share, a source close to the placement said on Thursday.

  • DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 5 Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 8:02 PM ET

    CAIRO- Central Bank of Egypt holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting- 0100 GMT. BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand holds Monetary Policy Committee meeting. MOSCOW- Central Bank of Russia announces interest rate decision- 1000 GMT.

  • After workers asked Putin for help, corruption uncovered Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 11:43 AM ET

    MOSCOW— Russian investigators opened a new corruption case Wednesday against subcontractors building a space center where workers have gone unpaid for months and have appealed directly to President Vladimir Putin for help. The Vostochny Cosmodrome, under construction in a remote area in the Far East, is a priority project that will give Russia its own...

  • *Gazprom calls charges "unfounded", seeks political agreement. BRUSSELS, April 22- The European Union launched a legal attack on Gazprom on Wednesday, stoking tension with Moscow as it accused the Russian gas giant of overcharging buyers in Eastern Europe and hindering competition. The EU's new antitrust chief, Margrethe Vestager, who a week ago announced a...

  • EU charges Russia's Gazprom gas giant with market abuse Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 6:01 AM ET

    BRUSSELS— The European Union on Wednesday charged Russian state energy giant Gazprom of abusing its dominant position in central and eastern EU nations in an antitrust case that will further test tense relations between Brussels and Moscow. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Gazprom is strong-arming customer nations ranging from...

  • DIARY- Emerging Markets Economic Events to May 4 Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 8:02 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim speaks at the global philanthropy forum- 1500 GMT. CAIRO- Central Bank of Egypt holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting- 0100 GMT. BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand holds Monetary Policy Committee meeting.

  • ATHENS, April 21- Greece held "constructive" talks with the head of Russian gas giant Gazprom who visited Athens on Tuesday and hopes that the two sides would soon reach a deal on a pipeline that will bring Russian gas to Europa via its territory. Greece expressed interest in the pipeline during talks between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Russian President...

  • NATO to hold major cyber defense drill in Estonia Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 11:22 AM ET

    TALLINN, Estonia— About 400 computer experts will participate in a major cybersecurity drill in Estonia this week as part of NATO's efforts to upgrade its capability to counter potentially debilitating hacker attacks. The drill comes at a time of heightened tensions in Eastern Europe, where NATO military forces are exercising almost continuously to deter...

  • NEW YORK, April 21- The European Union's antitrust probe into Google sparked a big rally in Russian search engine Yandex NV last week, even though the "Russian Google" still faces significant challenges, competitive and otherwise. But it has lost market share as Russian consumers have adopted Android-based cell phones that come pre-loaded with Google products...

  • Kazakh leader to extend long rule, promises stability Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 9:57 AM ET

    ALMATY, April 21- President Nursultan Nazarbayev will extend his nearly 26- year rule of Kazakhstan in an election on Sunday which investors hope will maintain stability in the Central Asian state despite criticism of his rights record. The 74- year-old former steelworker has held power since 1989 when the oil-producing nation of 17 million stretching from...

  • We're always open to new markets: Russian Fin Min   Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 1:00 AM ET
    We're always open to new markets: Russian Fin Min

    Russian Finance Minister, Anton Siluanov, says the country is always willing to look at new markets for trade, especially in the wake of Western sanctions.

  • LONDON, April 20- Britain on Monday ordered Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman to sell his newly acquired North Sea gas fields within six months, ratcheting up the pressure on one of Russia's most influential businessmen just two weeks before the May 7 national election. Upping the ante in a standoff that some Russian businessmen say shows Russian capital is...

  • MOSCOW— Russia's leading environmentalist, whose fierce campaigning once threatened the interests of some of the country's richest men, has moved to Estonia to ensure she is not separated from her children. "It is difficult to work in Russia because they can come for you at any moment like they blackmailed me once with my children," she told The Associated Press on...

  • Russia-China ties: Here's how to look at it   Sunday, 19 Apr 2015 | 6:25 PM ET
    Russia-China ties: Here's how to look at it

    It is interesting to look at how Russian and Chinese interests are aligned in developing an anti-U.S. bloc and to what extent they are competing with each other, says Paul Gambles, co-founder of MBMG Group.

  • Why Asia matters for Russia   Sunday, 19 Apr 2015 | 6:20 PM ET
    Why Asia matters for Russia

    Arkady Dvorkovich, deputy prime minister of Russia, says the country's interest in Asia isn't an immediate reaction to Western sanctions, but is part of a relationship that Russia has been building for the past 5 years.

  • MOSCOW/ BERLIN, April 18- Russia denied on Saturday a German media report suggesting that it could sign a gas pipeline deal with Greece as early as Tuesday which could bring up to five billion euros into Athens' depleted state coffers. During his visit to Moscow, Tsipras had expressed interest in participating in a pipeline that would bring Russian gas to Europe...

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Saturday he was happy over a report that Greece was poised to sign a gas deal with Russia, though he added it would not solve the cash-strapped euro zone nation's economic problems. "I am happy about that for Greece," Schaeuble told journalists on the sidelines of the spring meetings of the...

  • Greece poised to sign gas deal with Russia - Spiegel Saturday, 18 Apr 2015 | 7:52 AM ET

    BERLIN, April 18- Greece is poised to sign a gas deal with Russia as early as Tuesday which could bring 3- 5 billion euros into depleted government coffers, German magazine Der Spiegel reported, citing a senior figure in the ruling Syriza party. During a visit to Moscow earlier this month, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras expressed interest in participating in a...

  • MOSCOW, April 17- Russian railcar manufacturer United Wagon Company plans to float at least 10 percent of its shares on the Moscow exchange, it said on Friday, representing Russia's first initial public offering in more than a year. Russia's most recent IPO was by budget hypermarket chain Lenta in February last year, weeks before Moscow annexed the Crimea region...

  • Vladimir Putin takes your calls: His 5 best quotes Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 2:05 PM ET
    Vladimir Putin

    Vladimir Putin addressed the Russian public, took questions, and had some testy exchanges in his yearly Q&A session.