Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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MOSCOW Russian diamond miner Alrosa will dip into its inventory in 2018 as it fights to keep sales constant despite lower output after an accident shut one of its mines, the head of its sales division told Reuters.
MOSCOW, Jan 12 Russian gold producer Arlan plans to have doubled gold output from its mine in 2020, expecting the price for the precious metal to rise further, the firm's director for development said.
MOSCOW The Russian Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) said on Wednesday it is investigating the forthcoming sale of natural gas assets by Russian diamond producer Alrosa after a complaint from would-be buyer, energy giant Rosneft .
VERKHNAYA PYSHMA/YEKATERINBURG, Russia One thousand French goats have found a new home in Russia's Ural mountains as a local company bets on producing European-style cheeses no longer available for import.
MOSCOW Rescue teams are searching for nine workers missing in an underground mine owned by Russian diamond miner Alrosa after water flooded in on Friday, the company said.
MOSCOW Russia's largest gold producer, Polyus sold $879 million worth of shares in Moscow and London, it said on Friday, a sale that analysts said showed a high level of western investor appetite for Russian assets.
MOSCOW Russian gold producer GV Gold aims to be ready to hold an initial public offering (IPO) by spring 2018 but would not necessarily go ahead with a listing at that time, the newly appointed chief executive said.
YAKUTSK, Russia For millennia, extinct mammoths lay undisturbed in the permafrost in Russia's Yakutia region. They have now turned into a source of wealth, and the local government is keen to start tapping it.
UST-NERA, Yakutia, Russia In winter it gets so cold that metal snaps.
MOSCOW Russian mining giant Nornickel, previously known as Norilsk Nickel , expects nickel prices to rise to about $10,000 a tonne by the end of the year and flatten out around that level through 2017, its chief operating officer said.