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Russian court frees director who poked fun at authorities on bail

08 Apr 2019

MOSCOW A Russian court on Monday said it had freed on bail a prominent theatre and film director who had been under house arrest since 2017 on suspicion of embezzling state funds in a case critics said looked politically-motivated.

Russia says new U.S. missile strategy will unleash arms race in space

18 Jan 2019

MOSCOW Russia said on Friday the new U.S. missile defence strategy would unleash a dangerous arms race in space and amounts to a relaunch of the Cold War-era "Star Wars" programme.

Russia says new U.S. missile strategy will unleash arms race in space

18 Jan 2019

MOSCOW Russia said on Friday the new U.S. missile defense strategy would unleash a dangerous arms race in space and amounts to a relaunch of the Cold War-era "Star Wars" program.

Russia's Abramovich and partner to buy TransContainer stake from VTB - sources

08 Nov 2018

MOSCOW, Nov 8 Roman Abramovich and a business partner will buy a 24.84 percent stake in Russia's largest freight container operator TransContainer from VTB bank, two industry sources told Reuters on Thursday.

Russia says photos don't prove its spy was linked to Skripal case

28 Sep 2018

MOSCOW The Kremlin said on Friday a likeness between a Russian intelligence colonel and a suspect in the Skripal poisoning case does not prove they are the same person, comparing the resemblance to that of impersonators posing as Lenin.

UPDATE 1-Russia says photos don't prove its spy was linked to Skripal case

28 Sep 2018

MOSCOW, Sept 28 The Kremlin said on Friday a likeness between a Russian intelligence colonel and a suspect in the Skripal poisoning case does not prove they are the same person, comparing the resemblance to that of impersonators posing as Lenin.

Russian police detain hundreds protesting against pension reform

10 Sep 2018

MOSCOW Russian police detained more than 800 people protesting against planned increases to the pension age on Sunday, a rights group said, disrupting demonstrations against an unpopular change that has hurt President Vladimir Putin's approval rating. | Video

Putin wants $7.5 billion Russian miners tax discussed, shares drop

10 Aug 2018

MOSCOW Vladimir Putin has ordered that a proposal to raise 500 billion roubles ($7.5 billion) a year from metal and mining firms be looked at, but the Russian president has not decided whether to approve the plan by a Kremlin economic aide.

Kremlin considers raising more revenue from mining companies

10 Aug 2018

MOSCOW Russia is considering propping up the state budget by raising more revenue from metal and mining companies that are earning windfall profits, according to proposals seen by Reuters.

Exclusive: Russian steelmaker MMK changes tack after tariffs, Iran sanctions

30 Jul 2018

MOSCOW MMK , one of Russia's largest steel producers, has postponed the launch of a lucrative project in Turkey due to uncertainty created by global trade wars, Andrey Eremin, the company's director for economics, told Reuters in an interview.

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