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    CNBC's John Harwood reports on NBC/WSJ poll results on Russian interference in the election, as well as Donald Trump's relationship with Vladimir Putin.

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    The poll also found that one-third of Americans call Donald Trump's relationship with Vladimir Putin inappropriately friendly.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 17- Moldova may scrap a trade agreement with the European Union after the country's next parliamentary election, President Igor Dodon said on Tuesday during his first state visit to Russia. Speaking in Moscow at a news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dodon said it was "curious" that Moldova's trade turnover with the EU had wilted...

  • VILNIUS, Lithuania— Lithuania has announced it will begin construction on a fence on its border with Kaliningrad, the small Russian exclave bordering the Baltic Sea. While hundreds of thousands of Russian troops and military equipment are based in Kaliningrad, Lithuania presented the move as a way to fight endemic smuggling. Almost a million cigarette packs...

  • *Moldova is Europe's poorest country. MOSCOW, Jan 17- Moldova may scrap a trade agreement with the European Union after the country's next parliamentary elections, Moldovan President Igor Dodon said on Tuesday during his first state visit to Russia. Speaking in Moscow at a news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dodon said it was "curious" that...

  • *State ender VTB issued $11 bln loan, filings show. MOSCOW, Jan 17- Russian state-owned bank VTB lent over $11 billion to Qatar and commodities trader Glencore four days after they signed a deal to buy a stake in Russian state oil firm Rosneft for the same amount of money, according to company records seen by Reuters. Qatar's sovereign fund, the Qatar Investment...

  • *State ender VTB issued $11 bln loan, filings show. MOSCOW, Jan 17- Russian state-owned bank VTB lent over $11 billion to Qatar and commodities trader Glencore four days after they signed a deal to buy a stake in Russian state oil firm Rosneft for the same amount of money, according to company records seen by Reuters. Qatar's sovereign fund, the Qatar Investment...

  • *Production cuts deal with OPEC expires end-June. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other oil producers, led by Russia, agreed last month to cut their oil output during the first six months of the year to prop up prices. Russia, among the world's biggest oil producers, plans to reduce output by 200,000 barrels per day in the first quarter and...

  • MOSCOW, Jan 17- President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday an unsubstantiated report that alleged Russia had gathered compromising material on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump was a hoax. Putin, who reiterated he had never met Trump, said he hoped that Moscow and Washington could eventually get their troubled relations back to normal.

  • MOSCOW— Moldova's new president, who is visiting Russia on his first trip abroad, voiced hope Tuesday for rebuilding "strategic" ties with Moscow and hinted that the ex-Soviet nation could eventually shelve a trade pact with the European Union. He added that Moldova also was willing to take on observer status in a Russia- dominated economic alliance.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 17- Moldova may scrap a trade agreement with the European Union after the country's next parliamentary elections, Moldova's President Igor Dodon said on Tuesday.

  • VTB Bank CEO: Reestablishing US-Russia relations

    Andrey Kostin, VTB Bank chairman & CEO, provides his thoughts on sanctions and reviving Russia's banking business.

  • Trump declared the NATO alliance "obsolete," praised Britain's exit from the European Union and gave his clearest hint yet that he would consider lifting financial sanctions on Moscow, which the United States and EU both imposed after Russia seized Ukraine's Crimea peninsula. He said he had already met with the head of NATO to share his concern.

  • LONDON, Jan 17- Dollar weakness and Turkish central bank liquidity tightening provided some support to the Turkish lira on Tuesday, whilst a move lower in U.S. treasury yields improved risk appetite, boosting emerging equities. President-elect Donald Trump that the dollar was too strong had provoked a broad re-think of the dollar strength that has dominated...

  • MOSCOW, Jan 17- Russian state-owned bank VTB briefly lent over $11 billion to an entity controlled by Qatar and commodities trader Glencore four days after the Kremlin signed a deal to sell them a stake in state oil company Rosneft for a similar amount, two Russian newspapers reported on Tuesday. The existence of the short-term loan, if confirmed, muddies the...

  • MOSCOW, Jan 17- Russian state-owned bank VTB briefly lent over $11 billion to an entity controlled by Qatar and commodities trader Glencore four days after the Kremlin signed a deal to sell them a stake in state oil company Rosneft for a similar amount, two Russian newspapers reported on Tuesday. The existence of the short-term loan, if confirmed, muddies the...

  • 2017 a year of expectation for Russian foreign relations: PhosAgro CEO

    PhosAgro CEO Andrey Guryev discusses Russia's relationship with global superpowers China and the U.S.

  • What doesn't kill us makes us stronger: Russian retail CEO on sanctions

    Ulmart Chairman Dmitry Kostygin discusses the impact of Donald Trump on Russia-U.S. foreign relations.

  • Expect an IPO later this year: Russian retail CEO

    Ulmart Chairman Dmitry Kostygin weighs in on his company's IPO plans.

  • U.S. soldiers are seen during a welcome ceremony at the Polish military base in Zagan, Poland on January 12, 2017.

    Germany's Foreign Minister said that Trump's comments about NATO had aroused concern across the 28-member alliance.