The Senate confirmed former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Donald Trump's secretary of State.
MOSCOW, Feb 1- The Russian economy, hurt by weak energy prices and Western sanctions, returned to growth late last year after seven quarters of contraction, official data suggested on Wednesday. "The important thing is that the economy showed a stronger recovery at the end of last year," said Dmitry Polevoy, chief Russia economist at ING Bank. Rosstat, the data agency,...
NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia, Feb 1- Global oil output was cut by 1.4 million barrels per day last month, Russian energy minister Alexander Novak told President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, citing preliminary data. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers led by Russia agreed in December to cut oil output in the first half of this year...
MOSCOW, Feb 1- Igor Sechin, head of Russia's biggest oil company Rosneft, set up a personal meeting with a government minister for what was in fact a law enforcement sting, after which state investigators charged the minister with receiving a $2 million bribe, two sources familiar with the case told Reuters. Alexei Ulyukayev, who at the time was minister for...
The notion that Trump's campaign talk was 'political bluster' is crumbling, the New York Times reports.
MOSCOW, Jan 31- Glencore has become the largest buyer of Russian Urals oil from Rosneft, overtaking rival Trafigura after taking a stake in Russia's biggest oil major last month, a Reuters analysis of trade data showed. Ivan Glasenberg, Glencore's chief executive, said last week during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin that the company was...
Violence has led to the highest casualty toll in weeks and cut off power and water to thousands of civilians on the front line.
Jobs and businesses are key to restoring relations between Russia and the U.S.
Kirill Dmitriev, Russian Direct Investment Fund CEO, weighs in on Donald Trump's phone call with Vladimir Putin and, and what it means for the future of U.S.-Russia relations.
A Trump factor? Searches coming from Russia topped the list of international interest in the website of the Miami Association of Realtors.
John Negroponte, former deputy secretary of State, discusses President Trump's executive order suspending refugee entry to the U.S.
MOSCOW, Jan 30- The Kremlin said on Monday it was too early to talk about any possible deals with the United States over sanctions on Russia, but that President Vladimir Putin could meet U.S. Aides are working on this now, "he said, adding that a meeting could happen before a G20 summit scheduled to take place in Hamburg on July 7-8. Peskov said that Indian Prime Minister...
*Russia is fortifying Arctic, pouring in money and missiles. But nearly three decades after the Lenin was taken out of service to be turned into a visitor attraction, Russia is again on the march in the Arctic and building new nuclear icebreakers. Interviews with officials and military analysts and reviews of government documents show Russia's build-up is the...
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports it was the first time the president spoke to the Russian leader since taking office and both men discusses ISIS but did not speak of lifting sanctions.
CNBC's Geoff Cutmore discusses the potential for the new Trump administration to lift economic sanctions on Russia.
CNBC’s Geoff Cutmore takes a look at where the U.S. and Russia’s relationship is going and what will be the key topics.
President Donald Trump caps a busy week by speaking with the leaders of major world powers, NBC News reports.
Vladimir Putin and supporters of a new bill have said the existing law "harms families," The Financial Times reports.
President Donald Trump is expected to speak to Russian leader Vladimir Putin over the phone this weekend.
Presidents Trump and Putin must unite to spearhead a new resolution banning nuclear war, urges the former president of the Soviet Union.