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Russia's draft foreign ownership law not aimed at making Yandex state-owned: lawmaker

16 Aug 2019

MOSCOW A draft law proposing to limit foreign ownership in 'significant' Russian technology firms to 20% is not aimed at making its top search engine Yandex state-owned, the lawmaker behind the idea, Anton Gorelkin, said.

Putin seeks proposals on Basel III risk issue this month -economy minister

15 Aug 2019

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin has given officials until the end of August to make proposals on how Russia should assess commercial borrowers' risks under new international rules that the domestic banking sector plans to adopt, Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin said.

UPDATE 2-Sberbank bets on digital and retail as corporate lending slows

31 Jul 2019

* Bank to focus on digital products at home - CEO (Adds details, quotes, background)

Russia's Gazprom sells discounted 2.9% stake to one bidder, raises $2.2 billion

26 Jul 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Gazprom, the world's largest conventional gas producer, has raised about $2.20 billion from selling a 2.9% stake to a single buyer at a large discount to the market price.

UPDATE 2-Russia's Gazprom sells discounted 2.9% stake to one bidder, raises $2.2 bln

26 Jul 2019

* Gazprom says there was one buyer (Adds details, background)

Russian mobile operator Megafon may sell real estate to cut debt - CEO

05 Jul 2019

MOSCOW, July 5 Megafon, Russia's second biggest mobile phone operator, is considering selling real estate and some other assets to reduce debt, the chief executive told Reuters.

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil output deal

30 Jun 2019

OSAKA/VIENNA Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising U.S. supplies and a slowing global economy.

Putin says Russia will do all it can to improve ties with U.S.

30 Jun 2019

OSAKA Russia's president said on Saturday that Moscow would do all it could to improve relations with the United States that have been strained by years of diplomatic conflicts over Ukraine and accusations of Russian meddling in U.S. elections. | Video

Russia agrees with Saudi to extend OPEC deal by 6-9 months - Putin

29 Jun 2019

OSAKA, June 29 Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil production, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

G20 heads struggle to narrow differences beyond their concern on global growth

28 Jun 2019

OSAKA Many leaders of the world's top 20 economies on Friday voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose to global growth, but were at loggerheads on key issues such as World Trade Organization (WTO) reform, Japanese and Russian delegates said.

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