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Saudi Arabia hopes to bring Russia into the fold of an expanded club of global oil giants to sustain a stable market, leaving Opec's role in question, analysts say. The new union, spearheaded by Riyadh and Moscow, is expected to be larger than the 14-member Opec oil cartel, which has dominated the ...
MOSCOW — Russia's communications watchdog was locked in an intensive game of whack-a-mole on Wednesday with Telegram, the popular and ... told the independent Russian news outlet The Bell that his agency had been able to cut off one-third of the traffic to Telegram, while the company said the ...

The world is watching Russia for its reaction to Western missile strikes on its ally Syria, but analysts predict Moscow's retaliation will be limited despite rapidly ... Russia has signaled that it could look to target U.S. companies that use Russian products or rely on Russian industries, such as its nuclear energy ...
Russian lawmakers have drafted a bill suspending cooperation with US companies in the nuclear, missile and aircraft-building spheres, as well as ... the USA in three very important spheres: the nuclear industry, the aircraft building industry and the rocket engine industry,” the head of the Fair Russia party, ...
Russia said Monday it will support companies hit by fresh U.S. sanctions as the ruble and Russian stocks dropped sharply. The ruble ... "The company's initial assessment is that it is highly likely that the impact may be materially adverse to the business and prospects of the group," Rusal said in a statement.
Russian manufacturers of food machinery and packaging have concluded preliminary agreements for the supply of their products to Azerbaijan. ... According to Azerbaijan's State Customs Committee, trade turnover with Russia amounted to $2.14 billion in January-December 2017, some $1.5 billion of ...

The parents of three sisters have described receiving desperate phone calls from their trapped daughters just minutes before they died in a locked cinema as flames engulfed a Russian shopping centre. On Monday, a litany of fire safety violations were blamed for the death toll in the fire in the industrial ...
MOSCOW, March 26. /TASS/. Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) plans take its final decision regarding the approval of the merger of Germany's chemical concern Bayer and Monsanto Company in April 2018, head of the antitrust watchdog Igor Artemyev told reporters. "Some progress has been ...
Volvo Cars will decide by the end of the year whether to build an assembly plant in Russia, a company spokesman says. The Swedish subsidiary of Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely is considering building vehicles in Russia thanks to its rapidly improving sales in the country, the market's overall recovery ...
Bloomberg News reported Friday that Elliott Broidy, the deputy finance chairman for the Republican National Committee, sent a proposal to Andrei Baev, a lawyer at Chadbourne & Parke LLP, shortly before Trump's inauguration outlining a plan to influence U.S. officials. Both men acknowledged the offer in ...
Russia Postpones Distribution of Pollock Investment Quotas; Move May Favor Largest Companies SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Seafood News] by Eugene Gerden - March 15, 2018 Russia Postpones Distribution of Pollock Investment Quotas; Move May Favor Largest Companies The Russian government has ...
The Trump administration accused Russia on Thursday of engineering a series of cyberattacks that targeted American and European nuclear power plants and .... In the case of Wolf Creek and other nuclear operators, however, Russian hackers had not leapt from the company's business networks into the ...
The breadth of the subpoena was not clear, nor was it clear why Mr. Mueller issued it instead of simply asking for the documents from the company, ... In the subpoena, delivered in recent weeks, Mr. Mueller ordered the Trump Organization to hand over all records related to Russia and other topics he is ...
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US tech giant Google plans to expand its staff in the Russian branch, Dmitry Kuznetsov, the managing director of the company in Russia, told Sputnik. "As of today, about 130 people work in our office. Our business is growing quite well. I think that we will increase the number of ...
MOSCOW, March 15 (Reuters) - Russian diamond producer Alrosa suffered a sharp fall in core profit last year, hit by lower prices for its gems. The world's largest producer of rough diamonds said that earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) fell 28 percent to 126.9 billion ...
Russian government-linked hackers have targeted the U.S. energy industry and other sectors critical to running the economy in a new surge of online ... has hit U.S. government entities and domestic companies in the energy, nuclear, commercial facilities, water, aviation and critical manufacturing sectors, ...
The company did not report separate fourth-quarter results. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected Alrosa to post quarterly EBITDA of 25.5 billion roubles, which together with Alrosa's nine-month EBITDA would give a full-year forecast of 125.5 billion roubles. ($1 = 57.4483 roubles) (Reporting by Polina ...

THE UK could be hit by a "gas supply emergency" and soaring bills if Putin orders Russian gas giants turn off taps in retaliation the spy scandal. While Russia does not supply much gas directly the UK, the EU relies on the former soviet union for a third of its supply.
The sanctions came at the same time the United States joined with Britain, France and Germany in a statement denouncing Russia for its apparent role in a nerve-gas attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter on British soil, calling it a “clear violation” of international law. But the statement did not say ...
WASHINGTON -- U.S. authorities announced new financial sanctions against Russia's top intelligence agencies, more than a dozen Russian citizens, and the company known as the Russian “troll factory” in the latest U.S. push to punish Moscow. The measures, announced by the White House and the ...
A major oil exploration project between Exxon Mobil and a Russian government-owned oil company will be abandoned by Exxon after United States government sanctions prevented the venture from expanding and waivers for the project were denied. News of the deal's cancellation came in the form of an ...
Turkcell Technology, a subsidiary company of Turkcell, and Ventura Digital Solutions, a subsidiary company of Nexign, signed an agreement during the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, the companies said in a press statement on March 1. Nexign became the sole international partner for Turkcell ...
ExxonMobil is pulling out of a joint venture with Russian oil company Rosneft because of U.S. sanctions against Russia. The move, disclosed in a ... The companies were focused on drilling for oil in three key Russian regions: the Arctic, the deepwaters of the Black Sea, and Siberia. The partnership also ...
In addition, the rating of Atomenergoprom (part of state corporation Rosatom) was raised from BB + to BBB-, FGC UES - from BB+ to BBB-, Gazprom Neft - from BB+ to BBB-, Rosseti - from BB+ to BBB-, and Federal Passenger Company (Russian Railways subsidiary) - from BB+ to BBB-. The outlook on the ...
The sanctions hit Russian markets hard, denting the rouble and sending shares in four publicly listed companies with links to those sanctioned plummeting both in Russia and elsewhere: Rusal, EN+ Group, GAZ group and Polyus. Fitch said it stopped rating Rusal and EN+ Group, describing the latest ...
The Russian arms industry has lost more than $3 billion in failed weapons deals with third countries over the threat of U.S. sanctions, the State Department ... the Kremlin for election meddling, Nauert stressed that “comb[ing] through” companies that do business with Russia “will continue to take some time.
"Certainly, we are trying to hedge against the risks arising amid manifestations of unfair U.S. competition on the market of military and technical cooperation as well as trade in special hardware on an international scale," Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, commenting on Washington's ...
Russian espionage operates like a corporation .... in multiple countries, including the U.S.] submitted to Concord [one of three Russian companies named in the indictment] exceeded 73 million Russian rubles (over 1,250,000 U.S. dollars), including approximately one million rubles in bonus payments.
Founded in 2008, Natura Siberica is a Russian company that makes a wide range of organic hair and skincare products made with extracts from herbs grown ... Aiming to be a success globally, Mr Trubnikov decided from day one that the company would promote itself as being from Siberia and not Russia.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has either indicted or gotten guilty pleas from 19 people and three companies so far — with most of those being announced just in the past week. That group is composed of four former Trump advisers, 13 Russian nationals, three Russian companies, one California ...
When Facebook ad executive Rob Goldman sounded off about Russia's use of the platform, he went against the company line—and Robert Mueller's ... It detailed how Russian operatives used the platform to push memes, plan rallies, create fake accounts, suppress the vote, foment racism, and more.
The government has confirmed five, but not eight, deaths, while stressing the men were not members of the Russian armed forces. According to interviews with family members of the eight identified, the mercenaries all were in Syria on contract with a private military company called the Wagner Group.
... an indictment for several alleged Russian trolls today, special counsel Robert Mueller also released plea deal documents outlining a strange plan by Ricky Pinedo, a California man who sold bank accounts in order to bypass e-commerce companies' identification systems. The scheme's ties to the Russia ...
A California man who pleaded guilty to identity theft as part of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was a ... Mueller announced charges against 13 Russians and three Russian companies Friday, alleging they used stolen banking information, fake campaign events ...
The 300-meter-long vessel set out from South Korea in December for Sabetta terminal in northern Russia, cutting through 1.8-meter-thick ice. The tanker, which is owned by Teekay shipping company, completed the route last month, delivering an LNG load to France. Its voyage was captured by the crew in ...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Thirteen Russians and three Russian companies were charged Friday with an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election through social media propaganda aimed at helping Republican Donald Trump and harming the prospects of his Democratic opponent, Hillary ...
In an indictment brought Friday by the office of special counsel Robert Mueller, PayPal has become the latest tech company pulled into the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The indictment charges thirteen Russians and three Russian companies with a plot to interfere in ...
Russia's foreign minister has dismissed as "blather" the charges levelled by the FBI special counsel against 13 Russians for election meddling. ... But Mr Trump's National Security Adviser, H R McMaster, said evidence of Russian meddling was "now incontrovertible". It would ... Three companies have also been charged.
(Albright also compiled an interactive timeline of Russian news tweets, which allows you to scroll down and click on each data point.) In a tweet of his own, Albright called on Twitter and other internet companies to share this sort of data with the public, so researchers can stay ahead of Russia and other ...
Russia's tech giant Yandex has conducted a successful test of its self-driving car through the harsh and snowy streets of Moscow. Yandex.Taxi, an on-demand transportation service similar to Uber, first unveiled the driverless prototype in the summer of 2017. It tested the car's maneuverability in snow ...
I asked Gusarov, who flies regularly, what the secret was to avoid dying in a plane crash in Russia. His answer: only fly airlines with good financial results. (Several Russian carriers have gone bankrupt in recent years.) “Then I'm confident that this airline has the money for everything, that they hire the best ...
Russia's aviation equipment finds no demand at other major shows in France (Le Bourget) and in the UK (Farnborough), because the location of these professional events does not correspond to the geography of sales of the products of the Russian aviation industry. Russia's commercial zone traditionally ...
Russia's biggest lender Sberbank and the biggest shipping company Sovcomflot signed a project finance agreement worth $106 million, the bank's press ... and we estimate positively future financing of the shipping sector, hoping for further development of relations between our companies," Sberbank's ...
KMVT got hold of an email describing the situation which caused the cancellation of the Russian dance company's US tour. The email describes how 22 of the 44 dancers in the show were denied visas to come to the United States, citing the situation between Russia and the United States and new ...
The second false claim circulating is that the CFO of Rosatom, Russia's nuclear energy company, was on the flight. The stories report his name as Vyacheslav Ivanov. Rosatom has been at the center of the Uranium One probe, which is looking into the sale of uranium by a Canadian company to Rosatom, ...
Working with a team of volunteers, the advertising professionals make a compelling case for Russia's work as a masterpiece of marketing and immoral suasion. The industry insiders use the language of marketing to call attention to the blatant manipulation of the system to disseminate Russian propaganda ...
MOSCOW — A Russian plane carrying 71 people crashed near Moscow shortly after takeoff on Sunday afternoon, killing all on board. Flight 703, operated by the Russian regional carrier Saratov Airlines, was carrying 65 passengers and six crew members. The plane went down near the village of ...
What do you consider the main achievements of the company and what direction of development is indicated for the next 10 years? ... Only Russia transfers 100 per cent of technologies to India, which allows Indian defenсe companies to develop their own military production in full. For example, in India, ...
A few nights ago, four New York City advertising professionals, two men and two women, met in secret to talk about Russian interference in the 2016 American election. They asked me not to reveal their names. “We could get fired,” one of them said. “Not that we know anything top-secret,” another one said.
And the Netherlands has had plenty of reason to focus its cyber resources on Russia, even besides Russia's global pattern of digital attacks. Shortly before the Dutch hackers are said to have gained access to Russian systems, the Netherlands was involved in a diplomatic dispute with Russia over the Arctic ...


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