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  • Outgoing US vice president Joe Biden addresses the assembly on the second day of the World Economic Forum, on January 18, 2017 in Davos.

    The outgoing vice president said we need to ask ourselves, "What kind of world are we going to leave for our children?"

  • Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States speaks at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland January 18, 2017.

    Joe Biden warns the world that democracy is under attack.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on NBC/WSJ poll results on Russian interference in the election, as well as Donald Trump's relationship with Vladimir Putin.

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    The poll also found that one-third of Americans call Donald Trump's relationship with Vladimir Putin inappropriately friendly.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 17- Moldova may scrap a trade agreement with the European Union after the country's next parliamentary election, President Igor Dodon said on Tuesday during his first state visit to Russia. Speaking in Moscow at a news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dodon said it was "curious" that Moldova's trade turnover with the EU had wilted...

  • *Moldova is Europe's poorest country. MOSCOW, Jan 17- Moldova may scrap a trade agreement with the European Union after the country's next parliamentary elections, Moldovan President Igor Dodon said on Tuesday during his first state visit to Russia. Speaking in Moscow at a news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dodon said it was "curious" that...

  • *State ender VTB issued $11 bln loan, filings show. MOSCOW, Jan 17- Russian state-owned bank VTB lent over $11 billion to Qatar and commodities trader Glencore four days after they signed a deal to buy a stake in Russian state oil firm Rosneft for the same amount of money, according to company records seen by Reuters. Qatar's sovereign fund, the Qatar Investment...

  • *State ender VTB issued $11 bln loan, filings show. MOSCOW, Jan 17- Russian state-owned bank VTB lent over $11 billion to Qatar and commodities trader Glencore four days after they signed a deal to buy a stake in Russian state oil firm Rosneft for the same amount of money, according to company records seen by Reuters. Qatar's sovereign fund, the Qatar Investment...

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    President Vladimir Putin said a report that Russia had gathered compromising material on Donald Trump was a hoax. USAToday reports.

  • MOSCOW— Moldova's new president, who is visiting Russia on his first trip abroad, voiced hope Tuesday for rebuilding "strategic" ties with Moscow and hinted that the ex-Soviet nation could eventually shelve a trade pact with the European Union. He added that Moldova also was willing to take on observer status in a Russia- dominated economic alliance.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 17- President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday an unsubstantiated report that alleged Russia had gathered compromising material on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump was a hoax. Putin, who reiterated he had never met Trump, said he hoped that Moscow and Washington could eventually get their troubled relations back to normal.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 17- Moldova may scrap a trade agreement with the European Union after the country's next parliamentary elections, Moldova's President Igor Dodon said on Tuesday.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 17- Russian state-owned bank VTB briefly lent over $11 billion to an entity controlled by Qatar and commodities trader Glencore four days after the Kremlin signed a deal to sell them a stake in state oil company Rosneft for a similar amount, two Russian newspapers reported on Tuesday. The existence of the short-term loan, if confirmed, muddies the...

  • MOSCOW, Jan 17- Russian state-owned bank VTB briefly lent over $11 billion to an entity controlled by Qatar and commodities trader Glencore four days after the Kremlin signed a deal to sell them a stake in state oil company Rosneft for a similar amount, two Russian newspapers reported on Tuesday. The existence of the short-term loan, if confirmed, muddies the...

  • What doesn't kill us makes us stronger: Russian retail CEO on sanctions

    Ulmart Chairman Dmitry Kostygin discusses the impact of Donald Trump on Russia-U.S. foreign relations.

  • "To delay further would be flagrantly unfair as Ukraine has paid a high price," Poroshenko told foreign ambassadors to Ukraine. "It would also be dangerous because more unreasonable delays would undermine Ukrainians' faith in Europe, which in fact is what Russia is aiming for," he said, adding that Ukraine's EU association agreement also needed to be legally...

  • MOSCOW, Jan 16- An ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin has been asked to step in to build a railway link between Russia and annexed Crimea after low margins and the risk of Western sanctions put off other builders, industry sources told Reuters on Monday. The 17- billion-rouble contract is for a railway to connect the Russian rail network with what some...

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    MOSCOW, Jan 16- Parliamentarians in Russia gave a mixed reaction on Monday to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's proposal to strike a deal on nuclear arms cuts in exchange for Washington lifting sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. But another Russian senator, Oleg Morozov, was quoted by the same agency as saying that Moscow would be ready to...

  • Russia very impressed with professionalism of Trump adminstration: RDIF CEO

    Kirill Dmitriev, RDIF CEO, discusses Russia's foreign relations, adding that the country's economy is surviving - despite sanctions.

  • President-elect Donald Trump to do a deal with Moscow on nuclear arms cuts in exchange for Washington lifting sanctions imposed on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. Trump told The Times of London in an interview published online on Sunday that he would propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia for its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms...