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Exclusive: Russia's VTB plans to expand grain business and then exit - CEO

19 Nov 2019

MOSCOW Russia's VTB bank , which is expanding in commodities in a bid to create a national grains champion, will exit the sector once it has built up the assets in the next few years, its CEO told Reuters.

Exclusive: Russia's VTB plans to expand grain business and then exit - CEO

19 Nov 2019

MOSCOW Russia's VTB bank, which is expanding in commodities in a bid to create a national grains champion, will exit the sector once it has built up the assets in the next few years, its CEO told Reuters.

UPDATE 1-Russia's VTB to meet net 2019 profit target, pay half out in dividends - CEO

19 Nov 2019

MOSCOW, Nov 19 Russia's state bank VTB expects to meet its net profit forecast of 200 billion roubles ($3.1 billion) this year and to pay half of that in dividends, "unless there are any surprises," Chief Executive Andrey Kostin told Reuters.

Russia's VTB to meet net 2019 profit target, pay half out in dividends - CEO

19 Nov 2019

MOSCOW, Nov 19 Russia's state bank VTB expects to meet its net profit forecast of 200 billion roubles ($3.1 billion) this year and to pay half of that in dividends, "unless there are any surprises," Chief Executive Andrey Kostin told Reuters.

Russia's Yandex proposes governance revamp to allay Kremlin fears

18 Nov 2019

MOSCOW Yandex , Russia's biggest technology company, proposed on Monday setting up a "public interest foundation" to help oversee the business and assuage Kremlin fears about potential foreign influence.

Russia PM visit shows support for Cuba amid U.S. hostility

03 Oct 2019

HAVANA/MOSCOW, Oct 3 Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev kicks off an official two-day visit to Havana on Thursday in a strong show of Russia's support for the communist-run island as it faces escalating pressure from the United States.

Putin backs Trump in U.S. domestic row, jokes about election meddling

03 Oct 2019

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sided with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in the domestic political storm raging in the United States, and briefly joked that Moscow would hack the U.S. presidential election in 2020.

Putin backs Trump in U.S. domestic row, jokes about election meddling

02 Oct 2019

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sided with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in the domestic political storm raging in the United States, and briefly joked that Moscow would hack the U.S. presidential election in 2020.

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.

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