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Politics Vladimir Putin

  • A former U.S. Defense secretary has said better relations with Russia aren't possible until senate Republicans finish a full investigation.

  • Big issues is what Russians did to interfere with US elections:

    Former Ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow, discusses what he is hoping to hear from today's House hearing with FBI Director James Comey.

  • Don't expect FBI's Comey to be forthcoming: Expert

    Michael Sulmeyer, Harvard Kennedy School, and Mark Kuhr, former NSA technical director and Synack co-founder, share their expectations on today's House Intelligence hearing with FBI Director James Comey on Russian hacking and wiretapping allegations.

  • Deep state accusations too sinister: PJ Crowley

    PJ Crowley, former assistant secretary of State, and "Red Line" author, explains why he is not an advocate of the concept of a "deep state" in the State Department.

  • House intel hearing on Russia

    PJ Crowley, former assistant secretary of State, and "Red Line" author, provides insight to the House Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian wiretapping and interference in the 2016 election.

  • Bill Gates to visit Pres. Trump at White House

    CNBC's Ylan Mui reports President Donald Trump will host Bill Gates in the Oval Office where the two men will have lots to talk about, including education, global health and environment.

  • An employee polishes traditional Russian wooden nesting dolls, Matryoshka dolls, depicting US President-elect Donald Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin at a gift shop in central Moscow.

    President Donald Trump must clarify the reasons behind his perceived "bromance" with Russia President Vladimir Putin, William Cohen says.

  • James Comey, FBI

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports FBI Director James Comey will be in the hot seat when he testifies today on Capitol Hill before the House Intelligence Committee.

  • LONDON, March 20- Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week, and the Reuters stories related to them. But Europe is in something of a special situation as its deposit rate is deeply negative, and ECB policymaker Ewald Nowotny has raised the prospect of hiking rates while still actively buying bonds in the...

  • LONDON, March 20- Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week, and the Reuters stories related to them. But Europe is in something of a special situation as its deposit rate is deeply negative, and ECB policymaker Ewald Nowotny has raised the prospect of hiking rates while still actively buying bonds in the...

  • The Russian lower house of parliament, the State Duma, has approved a proposal to launch an investigation into U.S. media organisations that operate in Russia.

  • LONDON, March 17- Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week, and the Reuters stories related to them. But Europe is in something of a special situation as its deposit rate is deeply negative, and ECB policymaker Ewald Nowotny has raised the prospect of hiking rates while still actively buying bonds in the...

  • LONDON, March 17- Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week, and the Reuters stories related to them. But Europe is in something of a special situation as its deposit rate is deeply negative, and ECB policymaker Ewald Nowotny has raised the prospect of hiking rates while still actively buying bonds in the...

  • WASHINGTON, March 17- President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday for a meeting that could help determine the future of the transatlantic alliance and shape the working relationship between two of the world's most powerful leaders. The leader of Europe's largest economy and the U.S. president were expected to...

  • VIENNA, March 17- Raiffeisen Bank International's Russian business will not offer services to people with passports of two self-proclaimed republics in rebel-held eastern Ukraine unless legally obliged to do so, the Austrian lender said on Friday. The chief executive of Raiffeisen's Russian business, Sergei Monin, had told reporters on Thursday that it was...

  • VIENNA, March 17- Raiffeisen Bank International's Russian business will not offer services to people with passports of two self-proclaimed republics in rebel-held eastern Ukraine unless legally obliged to do so, the Austrian lender said on Friday. The chief executive of Raiffeisen's Russian business, Sergei Monin, had told reporters on Thursday that it was...

  • CARACAS/ HOUSTON, March 16- Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has offered Russian counterpart Rosneft a stake in a joint venture in the country's Orinoco Belt extra-heavy crude area, five industry sources said, in a sign of the Latin American nation's dire economic situation and Moscow's growing muscle there. A deal would have California- based Chevron...

  • Vladimir Putin

    Putin has indicated he's ready to bargain, whether or not the State Department shows up, writes Pavel Baev.

  • WASHINGTON, March 15- The United States on Wednesday charged two Russian intelligence agents and two hackers with masterminding the 2014 theft of 500 million Yahoo accounts, the first time the U.S. government has criminally charged Russian spies for cyber offences. The Kremlin, which denies Russia tried to influence the U.S. election in any way, said on Thursday...

  • The officers of the powerful FSB, Russia's Federal Security Service, are accused of employing cybercriminals to access Yahoo's systems and steal data on millions of ordinary users as well as U.S. and Russian officials, Russian journalists and executives at large companies. "There has been a lot of piggy-backing by the Russian state on the activities of Russian...