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Two more people wounded by suicide bombings in the Russian city of Volgograd have died, a news agency reported on Tuesday.
GENEVA, Dec 30- Russia put more protectionist policies in place than any other country in 2013, closely followed by neighbouring Belarus, according to data from Global Trade Alert, a leading independent trade monitoring service.
Investigators say this morning's bus bomb in Volgograd, Russia, was carried out by a male suicide bomber. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Vladimir Putin has ordered tightened security ahead of Sochi.
NBC's Jim Maceda reports investigators say this morning's bus bomb in Volgograd, Russia, was carried out by a male suicide bomber. No group has claimed responsibility for the second deadly attack in the city.
NBC's Jim Maceda reports investigators say this morning's bus bomb in Volgograd, Russia, was carried out by a male suicide bomber.
*Morgan Stanley traders to remain in their current locations. MOSCOW, Dec 27- Rosneft said on Friday it will focus on integrating Morgan Stanley's oil trading unit it agreed to buy last week rather than making new acquisitions.
MOSCOW, Dec 24- Russia's economy is now forecast to have grown in 2013 at less than half the pace expected at start of the year and will perform only slightly better in 2014, weighed down by weak investment and tapering consumer demand.
*Russian new car sales stuttering after 3 years of strong growth. MOSCOW, Dec 23- A year of disappointing auto sales in Russia has dealers and carmakers worried that a once-red hot market that was set to become Europe's largest may have slipped out of gear.
LONDON/ MOSCOW, Dec 20- Morgan Stanley has sold the majority of its global physical oil trading operations to Russian state-run oil major Rosneft, becoming the latest Wall Street firm to dispose of a major part of its commodity business. Morgan Stanley said it was not expected to have a significant impact on its financial results.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest about the release of Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky from prison.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the details of a statement released by the PR team of Mikhail Khodorkovsky. Khodorkovsky was pardoned and released from a Russia prison after a decade in jail.
*Russia detained Greenpeace activists over protests against Arctic oil production. MOSCOW, Dec 20- Russia's first Arctic offshore field Prirazlomnoye, where Greenpeace activists were arrested in September after a high seas clash with Russian authorities, has started production of oil, energy company Gazprom said on Friday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has freed jailed billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky and now the former inmate is on an airplane and headed for Germany, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky's release after 10 years in jail reflects Putin's consolidation of power in Russia.
MOSCOW, Dec 20- Mikhail Khodorkovsky, an opponent of Vladimir Putin, was released from prison in northwestern Russia on Friday after being pardoned by the president, his lawyer said.
MOSCOW, Dec 20- Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Friday pardoning one of his best known opponents, former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, after a decade in jail.
MOSCOW, Dec 20- Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Friday pardoning jailed tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the Kremlin said. Putin announced unexpectedly on Thursday that he would pardon Khodorkovsky, who was once Russia's richest man and is seen by Kremlin critics as a political prisoner.
News that Vladimir Putin plans to pardon the former head of Yukos shocked even the most optimistic businessmen in Russia.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on 3 stories overseas, including whether Sochi will have enough snow for the Olympics.
It's hard to find a spot in Russia without snow. "But Putin found such a spot and decided to hold the Winter Olympics there," says one Russian critic.