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  • MOSCOW, Sept 20- Russia's northernmost onshore oilfield will start production on Wednesday, the Kremlin said on Tuesday, just days before a major oil producers' meeting. Gazprom Neft's web site put the reserves of the field and the adjacent Zapadno-Messoyakha at over 470 million tonnes of oil and 180 billion cubic metres of gas, enabling Russia, the world's top...

  • US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) meets with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (R) outside Moscow in Novo-Ogarevo on March 19, 2010.

    Hillary Clinton would likely take a harder line than President Barack Obama or Republican nominee Donald Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • CNBC's Geoff Cutmore speaks to Phosagro CEO Andrey Guryev, who views the recent Bayer/Monstanto deal as a positive for the agrochemical industry.

  • The majority of Russian people are in line with Putin: PhosAgro CEO

    Andrey Guryev, CEO of PhosAgro, shares his views on the recent Russian election and says promises of privatization of state assets will be honored.

  • cyber security

    Increasingly, security experts don't just want to know how a cyberattack happened, but what country the attack come from.

  • *Ruling United Russia party increases its majority. MOSCOW, Sept 19- Vladimir Putin cemented his supremacy over Russia's political system when his ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a fourth term as president. With most votes counted, United Russia, founded by Putin...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 19- Russian consumers continue to struggle in the second year of a recession, with official data showing on Monday that the amount of real disposable income people had in August fell at the fastest pace in seven years. Real disposable income has been falling since 2014 when Russia was hit by Western sanctions over its role in the Ukraine crisis, but the...

  • *Ruling United Russia party increases its majority. MOSCOW, Russia, Sept 19- Vladimir Putin won even greater supremacy over Russia's political system after the ruling United Russia party took three quarters of the seats in parliament in a weekend election, paving the way for him to run for a fourth term as president. With most votes counted, the party, founded by...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 19- The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe criticised Russian parliamentary elections on Monday, saying they had been marred by curbs on basic rights and a lack of distinct political alternatives. Vladimir Putin's political allies won a landslide victory in the election, near final results showed on Monday, paving the way for...

  • *Ruling United Russia party increases its majority. MOSCOW, Russia, Sept 19- Vladimir Putin's political allies won a landslide victory in a parliamentary election in Russia, near final results showed on Monday, paving the way for Putin to run for a fourth term as president in 18 months if, as expected, he chooses to do so. The ruling United Russia party, founded by Putin...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 19- The landslide victory of the ruling United Russia party was a public vote of confidence in President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said on Monday. "It is obvious that the overwhelming majority of voters in fact expressed their support for the president. Yet again, the president received such an impressive vote of confidence from the people, "Kremlin...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 19- The United Russia party backed by President Vladimir Putin has won 54.2 percent of the vote in a parliamentary election, based on the 90 percent of ballots counted by Monday morning, data from the election commission showed. However, nationwide turnout in Sunday's polls was a modest 47 percent, which analysts attribute largely to apathy among the...

  • Putin's party ahead in Russian elections

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports on Russia's national parliamentary elections, in which Putin's party, United Russia, has taken a comfortable lead.

  • Russia Elections

    Recent events suggest there is clearly a ferocious struggle inside the Obama administration over relations with Russia, says Russian scholar Stephen Cohen.

  • Post-Putin

    Stratfor's Lauren Goodrich says Vladimir Putin will likely try to remain in a position of political power even after he has successors.

  • Russia Elections

    Stratfor's Lauren Goodrich says the pro-Putin United Russia party had struck several deals with the other political parties ahead of the elections.

  • Russia Election

    The low voter turnout at Russia's parliamentary elections suggests that citizens were resigned to the outcome, says Roubini Global Economics' Rachael Ziemba.

  • *Early figures show turnout low. MOSCOW/ UFA, Russia, Sept 19- Allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin comfortably won a parliamentary election, early results showed on Monday, but low turnout suggested a softening of enthusiasm for the ruling elite 18 months before the next presidential election. Putin, speaking to United Russia campaign staff a few minutes...

  • MOSCOW/ SARANSK, Russia, Sept 18- Allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin comfortably won a parliamentary election on Sunday, but early indications were that turnout was low, suggesting a softening of enthusiasm for the ruling elite 18 months away from the next presidential election. Putin, speaking to United Russia campaign staff a few minutes after...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 18- Russian President Vladimir Putin said the ruling United Russia party won Sunday's parliamentary election. "We can say with certainty that the party has won," Putin told campaign workers at the United Russia headquarters, standing alongside United Russia leader and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Alluding to a sharp slowdown in the Russian...