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  • US Congress readies new sanctions on Russia Saturday, 13 Dec 2014 | 3:14 AM ET
    Vladimir Putin

    U.S. lawmakers were expected on Friday to approve new sanctions on Russian weapons companies and investors in the country's high-tech oil projects.

  • U.S. Congress readies new sanctions on Russia Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Dec 12- U.S. lawmakers were expected on Friday to approve new sanctions on Russian weapons companies and investors in the country's high-tech oil projects, putting more U.S. pressure on President Vladimir Putin for interference in eastern Ukraine. The bill, which will be sent to Obama to sign, requires him to apply sanctions on Russian state-owned...

  • MOSCOW, Dec 12- About 100 Russians who have seen their mortgage payments rocket due to the plunge in the value of the rouble took to the streets of central Moscow on Friday to demand state help. We don't want to default, "said Yelena Lebedenko, an accountant whose monthly repayments have in seven years risen from 40,000 roubles to nearly 90,000..

  • EU shouldn't count on Putin: Richardson   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 7:37 AM ET
    EU shouldn't count on Putin: Richardson

    Former Gov. Bill Richardson, (D-N.M.), discusses his concerns about stability issues looming in the Middle East and Russia as oil prices crumble.

  • China's century? Oh really...   Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 6:26 AM ET
    China's century? Oh really...

    is China poised to become the dominate economic global player? CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on China's outlook and takes a look at Russia's prospects.

  • Eastern Europe counts cost of a pipeline's demise Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 5:27 AM ET

    *Serbia sold oil and gas monopoly on promise of South Stream. BELGRADE, Dec 12- As recently as Nov. 21, the Gazprom subsidiary tasked with building the Serbian leg of Russia's South Stream gas pipeline issued a call for mechanics, builders and welders. South Stream represented the biggest infrastructure investment in Serbia in the almost 15 years since the former...

  • SYDNEY/ NEW DELHI, Dec 12- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko lashed out at India on Friday over a visit by the leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, who accompanied President Vladimir Putin's annual summit delegation this week. India does not back Western sanctions against Russia, and the unofficial trip by Sergey Aksyonov...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 11- The leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, visited India on Thursday as a member of President Vladimir Putin's annual summit delegation, and the United States said it found the reports troubling. India does not back Western sanctions against Russia, but the unofficial trip by Sergey Aksyonov could spoil the mood...

  • UPDATE 3-Russian rate rise fails to halt rouble's slide Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    *Russia c.bank raises key rate to 10.5 pct. MOSCOW, Dec 11- Russia's central bank raised its main lending rate by one percentage point on Thursday but failed to stop the rouble's slide or lift the gloom over an economy hit by Western sanctions and falling oil prices. The currency sank to new lows despite the second big rate rise in two months and poses a growing...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 11- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told President Vladimir Putin on Thursday that Russia will remain India's top defence supplier, even though New Delhi's options had improved since the end of the Cold War. In the biggest, state-owned Rosatom will build 12 nuclear reactors in India, oil major Rosneft signed a 10- year crude supply deal with...

  • Firtash has long-standing business connections to Russia and his companies were able to buy gas cheaply from Gazprom, the giant gas company run by allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin. "Everybody in Ukraine knows that he is the wallet to pay off Yanukovich," said Viktor Chumak, a senior Ukrainian lawmaker and the former head of the parliament's...

  • *India ONGC may get stake in Russia's far east LNG project. NEW DELHI, Dec 11- Russia's top oil producer Rosneft struck oil and gas deals with India on Thursday, seeking to strengthen ties with Asia and diversify its exports away from Europe, under pressure from Western sanctions. During President Vladimir Putin's one-day visit to the Soviet-era ally, Rosneft...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 11- The leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, visited India on Thursday as a member of President Vladimir Putin's summit delegation, in a move likely to provoke the West. India does not back Western sanctions against Russia, but the unofficial trip by Sergey Aksyonov could spoil the mood before Prime Minister Narendra...

  • MOSCOW, Dec 11- Russia's central bank raised its main lending rate by 100 basis points to 10.5 percent on Thursday to prop up the rouble but failed to stop the currency sinking to a new low. The inability to halt the rouble's decline after a fall in oil prices and Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis pose a growing challenge for President Vladimir Putin as his...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 11- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told President Vladimir Putin on Thursday that Russia will remain India's top defense supplier, even though New Delhi's options had improved since the end of the Cold War. In the most significant ones, state-owned Rosatom will build 12 nuclear reactors in India, energy major Rosneft inked a 10- year crude...

  • Putin's one-day visit to India comes at a time when Russia is at odds with the West over Ukraine, and its economy is stalling as oil prices tumble to their lowest in five years. The tension over Ukraine intruded on the choreographed visit when it emerged that the leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, had travelled with Putin to India...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 11- Russia's state-owned Rosatom said it would supply 12 nuclear energy reactors for India over 20 years, under an agreement aimed at boosting nuclear energy cooperation signed by the two countries during a summit in New Delhi on Thursday. A 1,000- megawatt reactor is operating at the Russian-built Kudankulam power station in India's Tamil Nadu...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 11- The leader of Crimea, the former Ukrainian territory annexed by Russia, arrived for unofficial talks in New Delhi on Thursday as President Vladimir Putin met Prime Minister Narendra Modi for summit talks. Sergey Aksyonov met a Mumbai businessman to discuss boosting trade with the Black Sea region. India does not support Western sanctions...

  • Few oligarchs can beat Russia's weakening economy Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    MOSCOW, Dec 11- Russia's oligarchs are no strangers to misfortune, asset grabs, forced investments and financial crises. Even those close to President Vladimir Putin are not shielded from plunging oil prices and the economic downturn. Gas producer Novatek, in which an investment vehicle belonging to sanctioned Putin ally Gennady Timchenko has a 23 percent...

  • NEW DELHI, Dec 11- Russian President Vladimir Putin visits India on Thursday in an attempt to revive a historic friendship that has faded over the years, seeking to improve cooperation in energy, defence and nuclear power. He flies to New Delhi for his first summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a time when Russia is at odds with the West over Ukraine, and its...