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Politics Vladimir Putin

  • 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.

  • Art Cashin

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

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Donald Trump was the favorite presidential candidate for Tinder users in Russia who were using the dating app's "Swipe the Vote" feature.

  • *Mexico, China make conciliatory noises. *Questions on climate change, Iran, Syria, NATO and trade. LONDON, Nov 9- World leaders offered to work with Donald Trump when he takes over as U.S. president, but expressed anxiety over how he will handle problems from the Middle East to an assertive Russia and whether he will carry out a number of campaign threats.

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears at a campaign rally in Warren, Michigan October 31 2016.

    No one can afford to take the presidential election for granted, political veterans and analysts told CNBC's "Power Lunch" on the eve of Election Day.

  • Richard Haass

    One way for Donald Trump to combat international worries is by reassuring allies of the United States, says one foreign policy expert.

  • *Says ready to fully restore crisis-hit U.S.- Russia ties. Rolling back those sanctions, imposed by the United States and the European Union to punish Moscow for its 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea and support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, could spur investment in Russia's flat-lining economy. "Clearly the chances of sanctions being lifted on...

  • *Mexico, China make conciliatory noises. *Questions on climate change, Iran, Syria, NATO and trade. In the election campaign, he voiced admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin, questioned central tenets of the NATO military alliance and suggested Japan and South Korea should develop nuclear weapons to shoulder their own defence burden.