Politics Vladimir Putin

  • President Barack Obama said on Friday the Syrian crisis cannot be solved without political negotiations and that required dealing with people he deeply disagrees with. "We are not going to solve the overall problem unless we can get this political track moving," Obama told a joint news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron.

  • *Obama says EU membership makes Britain great. President Barack Obama made an impassioned appeal on Friday for Britain to remain in the European Union, saying membership had magnified Britain's place in the world and made the bloc stronger and more outward looking. The remarks of Obama, who opinion polls show is popular in Britain, undercut one of the most...

  • President Barack Obama made an impassioned appeal on Friday for Britain to remain in the European Union, saying membership had magnified Britain's place in the world and made the bloc stronger and more outward looking. Fearful that a British exit could weaken the West, Obama arrived in London to applaud Britain's EU membership which he said had helped make the...

  • *Obama arrives in London for short visit. President Barack Obama made an impassioned appeal on Friday for Britain to remain in the European Union, saying membership had magnified Britain's place in the world and made the bloc stronger and more outward looking. Fearful that a British exit could weaken the West, Obama arrived in London to tell Britons that issues...

  • Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud attends the GCC-Morocco Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on April 20, 2016.

    Saudi Arabia's 30-year-old deputy crown prince's ambitious economic "vision" to diversify the economy could include 5 million new jobs.

  • AMSTERDAM, April 20- In a victory for Moscow, a Dutch court on Wednesday overturned an order that Russia pay $50 billion to shareholders in defunct oil company Yukos, saying that the Hague- based Permanent Court of Arbitration had no jurisdiction. In July 2014, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled that the four plaintiffs- not including...

  • MOSCOW, April 19- Russian meat producer Miratorg plans to launch new business lines, boost exports and triple sales within five years as the weaker rouble makes it more competitive locally and abroad, its co-owner and President Viktor Linnik told Reuters. Russia's biggest producer of pork and beef, Miratorg is among the winners from Russia's restrictions on...

  • MOSCOW, April 19- Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the results of the Doha meeting of oil producing nations with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Tuesday, the Kremlin said.

  • Workers wash off hoses that are part of the oil rig owned by Liberty Resources, located just outside of Tioga, ND in the Bakken region of US.

    U.S. shale drillers created the world's oil glut, and now they could be the biggest force in ending it.

  • KERCH, Crimea, April 18- A crumbling nineteenth century fortress perched on the edge of a cape in Russian-annexed Crimea is drawing locals to gaze at what some are calling Putin's Bridge: a nascent super structure that will link the peninsula to Russia. "Russia is coming towards us," said Sergei Derbenyov, a 22- year-old businessman from the Crimean city of Kerch,...

  • LONDON, April 17- British finance minister George Osborne said a vote to leave the European Union would do permanent damage to the country's economy and could cost each household 4,300 pounds a year by 2030.. Seeking to focus voters on what he called the biggest question of their generation, Osborne said all the alternatives to remaining in the union would leave...

  • Saudi Defence Minister and Deputy Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman

    This weekend's meeting of oil-producing nations in Doha may result in a flimsy agreement with no real impact on oil supply.

  • Kremlin says sorry to Goldman Sachs

    The Kremlin issues an apology to the bank over Russian President Vladimir Putin's accusations related to the Panama Papers leak.

  • Russia's President Vladimir Putin.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin fielded 74 questions Thursday during his annual marathon call-in show on Russian TV.

  • BEIJING, April 15- China and Russia could reach an accord by the year-end on counterparties, common depositories, clearing centres, and financial reporting standards needed for Russia to issue yuan denominated bonds, Russia's Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseev said. Russia said last year it was hoping to issue no less than $1 billion worth of the so-called...

  • Putin: Blame Goldman Sachs for Panama Papers

    Russian President Vladimir Putin reveals some interesting views about the Panama Papers, doping and Ukraine. CNBC’s Dina Gusovsky reports.

  • *Phone-in focused on effects of economic slowdown. MOSCOW, April 14- Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed media reports that billions of dollars in Panama offshore accounts might be linked to him as a U.S.-backed "provocation", as he told ordinary Russians that the country's economic crisis will ease next year. "They must understand that the issue is not about...

  • MOSCOW, April 14- Media reports about offshore accounts in Panama are a "provocation," Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, blaming U.S. officials and U.S. bank Goldman Sachs for attempts to influence Russian elections. The files, which contained the details of clients around the world, prompted Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, the prime minister of...

  • MOSCOW, April 14- President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the Russian government was searching for a strategic investor to buy a 19 percent stake in global top oil producer Rosneft as part of a privatization plan. "We will be searching for a strategic partner who understands and knows that one should not be greedy while buying, let's say, 19 percent of shares in...

  • MOSCOW, April 14- President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the Russian government was searching for a strategic investor to buy a 19 percent stake in global top oil producer Rosneft as part of a privatisation plan.