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  • A top-ranking Democrat says there's stronger evidence that Trump associates colluded with Russia

    U.S. Representative Adam Schiff of California said that he has seen "more than circumstantial evidence' that associates of Trump colluded with Russia.

  • Paul Manafort

    Treasury Department agents have obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. Treasury Department agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as part of a federal anti-corruption probe into his work in Eastern Europe, The Associated Press has learned. Information about Manafort's transactions was...

  • VIENNA- European Central Bank Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager will participate in strategy panel "CROs im Dialog mit Spitzenvertretern der Aufsicht, Notenbank und Politik" at 25. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver an introductory statement on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory...

  • VIENNA- European Central Bank Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager will participate in strategy panel "CROs im Dialog mit Spitzenvertretern der Aufsicht, Notenbank und Politik" at 25. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Daniele Nouy will deliver an introductory statement on the occasion of the presentation of the ECB Annual Report on supervisory...

  • MOSCOW, March 22- Ankara's action against Russian wheat, maize and sunflower oil suppliers is hindering restoration of ties between the two countries, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich told Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek by phone on Wednesday. Turkish buyers have put purchases of these products from Russia on hold, despite...

  • MOSCOW, March 22- Russia will start selling treasury bonds to households in mid-April, the first time it has borrowed directly from small retail investors, finance ministry officials said on Wednesday. But despite its pledge to ensure timely repayment, demand could be limited by memories of the Soviet Union's default on state bonds when it collapsed in 1991 and...

  • MOSCOW, March 22- Russia will start selling treasury bonds to households in mid-April, the first time it has borrowed directly from small retail investors, finance ministry officials said on Wednesday. But despite its pledge to ensure timely repayment, demand could be limited by memories of the Soviet Union's default on state bonds when it collapsed in 1991 and...

  • MOSCOW— President Vladimir Putin says Russia's arms sales abroad last year have topped $15 billion. Putin, speaking Wednesday at a meeting with officials, said Russia last year also signed $9.5 billion in new arms-export contracts, which currently total $50 billion. Russia has waged an air campaign in Syria since September 2015, helping Syrian President...

  • ING has confirmed it is facing a criminal investigation into alleged money laundering and corruption from Netherlands authorities.

  • The lawyer of a Russian whistleblower's family was seriously injured under alarming circumstances

    The lawyer of a Russian whistleblower's family, Nikolai Gorokhov, was seriously injured under what some are calling suspicious circumstances.

  • Paul Manafort worked for Russian billionaire: AP

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports according to an AP report, Paul Manafort did secret work for Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska to advance Vladimir Putin's interests.

  • Paul Manafort is back in the press, and it's not good for the Trump White House.

    The AP reports that Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance Vladimir Putin's interests a decade ago.

  • Russia's President Vladimir Putin holds a glass during a ceremony of receiving diplomatic credentials from foreign ambassadors at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, November 9, 2016.

    A meeting between President Putin and a Lebanese billionaire has dealt another major blow to the electoral chances of Francois Fillon.

  • Journalists sit next to the empty defendant's cage in the Tverskoy district court of Moscow on March 27, 2013, during a hearing in the posthumous trial of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky for tax evasion, days after Russia closed a probe into the circumstances of his prison

    A lawyer representing the family of a Russian whistleblower was reportedly thrown out of his Moscow apartment on Tuesday.

  • *Investors concerned by healthcare vote, FBI investigation. Investors are also worried by an FBI investigation into possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia as Moscow sought to influence the 2016 U.S. election, which was confirmed on Monday. "The mood is being driven by this realisation that Trump is not going to be able to deliver all his...

  • Data, diffrentiation and efficiency for Russian telcos: MTS CFO

    MTS CFO Alexey Kornya discusses the Russian telecoms market and his business strategy to deal with competition.

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend American Bankers Association's Government Relations Summit- 1145 GMT. FRANKFURT- French Central Bank Chief Francois Villeroy de Galhau and other top European finance officials speak in Frankfurt. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend American Bankers Association's Government Relations Summit- 1145 GMT. FRANKFURT- French Central Bank Chief Francois Villeroy de Galhau and other top European finance officials speak in Frankfurt. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank...

  • NEW YORK, March 21- Wall St glued to politics as correction fears return. The steepest pullback in stocks since the U.S. presidential election reveals investor angst about President Donald Trump's ability to push through major reforms, leaving stocks vulnerable to a long-anticipated correction. Adding to the angst, FBI Director James Comey on Monday...