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  • Rudy Giuliani speaks to a reporter on election night.

    There was no real competition for the job and that it was Giuliani's if he wanted it, a senior official said.

  • Alexei Ulyukayev (foreground) at a meeting of the Russian Federation Council.

    Alexei Ulyukayev has been detained over a $2 million bribe allegedly received for a "positive" assessment of the Rosneft-Bashneft deal.

  • MOSCOW, Nov 15- Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev has been detained over a $2- million bribe allegedly received for a "positive" assessment, which led to oil producer Rosneft acquiring a 50 percent stake in Bashneft, the country's Investigative Committee said on Tuesday. He is the highest-ranked statesman in Russia arrested since the failed coup in...

  • 'We don't know what Trump will do as president': Expert

    The Atlantic Council's John Herbst says that Trump might have aired dangerous views about Russia and NATO but that he doesn't know what he will do for sure.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Donald Trump's U.S. presidential election victory should provide a boost to Russian stocks by bringing an end to Western economic sanctions against the country, Arjun Jayaraman, a co-portfolio manager of the $2.9 billion Causeway Emerging Markets fund, said in an interview on Monday. "Russia is a place where we're looking to increase our...

  • Putin reaches out to Trump

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin has reached out to President-elect Donald Trump in an effort to improve US-Russia relations.

  • Putin may relax sanctions on US imports: Control Risks

    Control Risks Global Research Director, Charles Hecker talks about what we could expect from Russia and the U.S. following the U.S. election results.

  • *Generated $4.1 bln of free cashflow Jan-Sep. MOSCOW, Nov 11- Russia's top oil producer Rosneft reported strong cashflow on Friday, strengthening its position for a continuing acquisition drive despite a worse than expected 77 percent decline in third-quarter net profit. The Kremlin-controlled company also intends to buy back 19.5 percent of its shares from...

  • President-elect Donald Trump's foreign policy approach was "phenomenally close" to that of President Vladimir Putin, giving Russia hope that tattered U.S.- Russia relations could gradually be improved. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, speaking in New York, said he saw incredible similarities between the two men's foreign policy ideas, and this meant there...

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin

    A top Russian diplomat says Moscow had contacts with the campaign of Donald Trump ahead of his election as U.S. president.

  • *Diplomat says Russia in touch with Trump's entourage. *Comments may revive allegations about Trump's Russia links. MOSCOW, Nov 10- The Russian government was in touch with members of President-elect Donald Trump's political team during the U.S. election campaign and knows most of his entourage, one of Russia's most senior diplomats told the Interfax news...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 10- The European Union is likely to extend economic sanctions on Russia over Ukraine in December but could find it much harder to renew them in the future if Donald Trump succeeds in warming up relations with Russia. Trump, who will take over as U.S. president in January, has said he wants a "good relationship" with Russia and President Vladimir Putin,...

  • Many in California want to leave the US

    The state's growing secessionist movement has been gaining steam following Donald Trump's election victory

  • MOSCOW, Nov 10- The Russian government was in touch with members of President-elect Donald Trump's campaign staff during the U.S. election campaign, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told the Interfax news agency on Thursday. Defeated Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton accused Trump of being a "puppet" of President Vladimir...

  • MOSCOW, Nov 10- The Russian government was in touch with members of President-elect Donald Trump's campaign staff during the U.S. election campaign, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told the Interfax news agency on Thursday. Defeated Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton accused Trump of being a "puppet" of President Vladimir...

  • MOSCOW, Nov 10- The Russian government was in touch with members of President-elect Donald Trump's campaign staff during the U.S. election campaign, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told the Interfax news agency on Thursday. Defeated Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton accused Trump of being a "puppet" of President Vladimir...

  • MOSCOW, Nov 10- The Russian government was in touch with members of President-elect Donald Trump's campaign staff during the U.S. election campaign, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told the Interfax news agency on Thursday. Defeated Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton accused Trump of being a "puppet" of President Vladimir...

  • Will President Trump restore ties with Russia?

    BCS Global Markets Executive Director and Head of Markets Joseph Dayan explains why a Donald Trump victory is “undeniably positive” for Russia.

  • Republican president-elect Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech as Vice president-elect Mike Pence looks on during his election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016 in New York City.

    Trump's stunning victory in Tuesday's presidential election has set the stage for a series of radical policy reversals, reports the Financial Times.

  • Art Cashin

    Cashin also says on CNBC Donald Trump will be watched on how he handles relations with Russian President Vladimir Putin.