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UPDATE 2-Siberian gold deposit is world's biggest by reserves - new estimate

22 Oct 2020

MOSCOW, Oct 22 Russia's largest gold producer Polyus said on Thursday its giant Sukhoi Log gold deposit in Siberia is the world's biggest by reserves.

UPDATE 1-Pandemic winners and losers to end Russia's share sale drought

02 Oct 2020

MOSCOW, Oct 2 Russian companies are poised to end a three-year drought for public share sales with a flurry of deals in Moscow and New York as both winners and losers from the COVID-19 pandemic look to raise funds.

Russia's Yandex in talks to buy online bank Tinkoff for $5.5 billion

23 Sep 2020

MOSCOW Russian bank TCS Group Holding is in talks to sell its online bank Tinkoff to Russian internet group Yandex for $5.48 billion (£4.30 billion), the two companies said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 4-Russia targets tobacco, mining, oil taxes in hunt to plug budget holes

16 Sep 2020

* Measures to bring $4.5 bln in fresh funds to budget per year

Beyond COVID, Russia's state grain trader UGC eyes Algeria and Iraq

03 Sep 2020

* Hopes for progress in talks with Algeria, Iraq after COVID-19

Battling protests, Lukashenko says Putin agreed to help security of Belarus

16 Aug 2020

MINSK/MOSCOW Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said he had secured a pledge from Russia to provide comprehensive assistance if needed to ensure the security of his country in a phone call with President Vladimir Putin on Saturday. | Video

Exclusive: Russia's Nornickel no longer needs shareholder agreement, says co-owner

10 Aug 2020

MOSCOW An eight-year-old shareholder agreement signed by Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel's major owners has become a relic of the past which the $44 billion miner does not need, Vladimir Potanin, its largest shareholder, told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Russia's Nornickel no longer needs shareholder agreement, says co-owner

10 Aug 2020

* Nornickel and Rusal markets hit by COVID-19 (Writes through, adds Rusal comment)

Russia's Nornickel co-owner: shareholder agreement is a relic of the past

10 Aug 2020

MOSCOW, Aug 10 A shareholder agreement signed by Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel's major owners eight years ago has become a relic of the past which the $44 billion miner does not need, Vladimir Potanin, its largest shareholder, told Reuters.

Russian scientists plan major Arctic expedition after fuel spill

16 Jul 2020

MOSCOW Russian scientists are organising their first major expedition to the Arctic in decades to study climate change, mining company Norilsk Nickel said on Thursday, weeks after a giant fuel leak at one of its power plants in Siberia.

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Brexit negotiations restart in person as clock ticks down

Face-to-face negotiations between Britain and the European Union over a trade deal restarted earlier on Saturday as the two sides make a last ditch attempt to reach an agreement with just five weeks to go before their current relationship ends.