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  • Russia will not cut oil production: Deputy PM Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 6:19 AM ET

    Russia will not cut oil production, Arkady Dvorkovich, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, told CNBC Friday.

  • NYMEX-U.S. crude nudges higher on weaker dollar Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 8:25 PM ET

    *U.S. crude for October delivery was up 3 cents at $46.78 barrel by 0012 GMT, after settling 50 cents higher in the previous session. *Iran's Supreme Leader, President Hassan Rouhani said he favours a parliamentary vote on its nuclear deal with world powers and called for sanctions against Tehran to be lifted completely rather than suspended, state television...

  • BEIJING/ MOSCOW, Sept 3- Russia and Venezuela need to combine efforts to lift oil prices, President Vladimir Putin told his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on Thursday, but refused to spell out any specific action, including output cuts. The economies of both Russia and Venezuela, two major producers, are highly dependent on proceeds from the sale of oil, the...

  • BEIJING/ MOSCOW, Sept 3- Russia and Venezuela need to combine efforts to lift oil prices, President Vladimir Putin told his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on Thursday, but refused to spell out any specific action, including output cuts. The economies of the two major producers are highly dependent on proceeds from the sale of oil, the price of which has...

  • BEIJING/ MOSCOW, Sept 3- Russia and Venezuela need to combine efforts to lift oil prices, President Vladimir Putin told his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on Thursday, but refused to spell out any specific action, including output cuts. The economies of major producers Russia and Venezuela are highly dependent on proceeds from the sale of oil, the price of...

  • BEIJING/ MOSCOW, Sept 3- Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to China produced a clutch of new deals on Thursday, but failed to secure funding for vital infrastructure projects, underscoring the limits to a relationship Moscow casts as a counterweight to the West. Increasingly isolated because of its actions in Ukraine, the Kremlin has talked up ties with...

  • BEIJING, Sept 3- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday he would talk to Russian President Vladimir Putin about what could be done to stabilize world oil markets and prices. Maduro made the comments as the two men, both leaders of major oil producing countries, began talks in Beijing, after attending a military parade to mark 70 years since the end of...

  • BEIJING, Sept 3- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro offered to discuss measures to stabilize oil markets and prices with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday.

  • *Ukraine simmers after moves to give more autonomy to rebels. *Chances of fulfilling end-of-year aims of Minsk deal seem dim. *Poroshenko sees hope in West keeping sanctions on Russia.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 2- A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro, during which they will discuss stabilising oil prices, is unlikely to yield any concrete results, a senior Russian source said on Wednesday. Putin and Maduro will attend a military parade in Beijing marking 70 years since the end of World War Two in...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 1- Russia will not deliberately cut oil production to prop up prices, however its output may decline if prices remain low, local news agencies quoted Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich as saying on Tuesday. He also said that Russia was ready to discuss measures aimed at oil price stabilization with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • MOSCOW, Aug 31- Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro will discuss "possible mutual steps" to stabilise global oil prices during a visit to China this week, a Kremlin aide said on Monday. Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said the steps would be discussed as part of Moscow's cooperation with OPEC. The Wall Street Journal reported...

  • MOSCOW, Aug 31- Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro will discuss "possible mutual steps" to stabilise global oil prices during a visit to China this week, a Kremlin aide said on Monday.

  • Putin pumps iron Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 2:00 AM ET
    Putin pumps iron

    The Kremlin has released footage of President Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev working out.

  • *Japanese in China worried about anti- Japan sentiment. BEIJING, Aug 30- Beijing is battening down the hatches and cranking up the propaganda ahead of a massive military parade this week to mark the end of World War Two, shooing cars from streets and shutting factories for the Communist Party's biggest event of the year. Some 12,000 soldiers will march through...

  • MOSCOW, Aug 28- Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Friday that will likely place Moscow's second-largest airport, Sheremetyevo, under the control of his businessman friend Arkady Rotenberg, an industry source said. Sheremetyevo, home to Russia's flagship airline Aeroflot, has fallen behind privately owned Moscow rival Domodedovo in terms...

  • Kremlin pivot to China slowed as projects delayed Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 6:20 AM ET

    *China watching Russian economy, currency crisis. MOSCOW, Aug 27- A growing economic crisis in Russia and a growth slowdown in China that has rattled world markets mean about $113 billion worth of joint projects ranging from gas pipelines to power grids have been stalled or delayed. With a major crackdown on corruption also in progress in China, and Russia hit by...

  • CNBC update: Arrest in TV crew shooting 'imminent' Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 11:34 AM ET
    CNBC update: Arrest in TV crew shooting 'imminent'

    Virginia Gov. McAuliffe says an arrest is imminent for the killing of two journalists during a live TV interview, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • ZHUKOVSKY, Russia, Aug 25- Russian civil aviation companies face a disappointing week at the country's largest air show that opened on Tuesday as economic crisis and Western sanctions take a heavy toll on order books and scare away many foreign firms. According to Russian media, Russia and Iran will sign a $1 billion deal during the three-day show for S-300...

  • MOSCOW, Aug 21- Two brothers belonging to President Vladimir Putin's inner circle lobbied for the appointment of Deputy Transport Minister Oleg Belozerov as the new head of Russia's vast state railway monopoly, the newspaper Vedomosti reported on Friday, citing anonymous sources. The paper quoted several sources as saying Belozerov was close to Arkady and...