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Russia's Alrosa seeks to brighten up its fluorescent diamond sales

09 Sep 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Alrosa is talking to several global jewelery retailers about jointly marketing the miner's jewelery brand that uses fluorescent diamonds, as it strives to create a new niche for the natural stones.

Russia's Alrosa seeks to brighten up its fluorescent diamond sales

09 Sep 2019

MOSCOW, Sept 9 Russia's Alrosa is talking to several global jewellery retailers about jointly marketing the miner's jewellery brand that uses fluorescent diamonds, as it strives to create a new niche for the natural stones.

Russia, Ukraine swap prisoners in first sign of thawing relations

08 Sep 2019

MOSCOW/KIEV Russia and Ukraine swapped dozens of prisoners on Saturday in a carefully-negotiated rapprochement that brought Western praise and could thaw a freeze in relations since Moscow's annexation of the Crimea region in 2014. | Video

Exclusive: 'Dear Vladimir': VTB asks for Putin's help to create Russian grain champion

23 Aug 2019

MOSCOW Russian state-controlled bank VTB has asked President Vladimir Putin to help it create a Russian grain champion to curb the role of foreign traders and give the state greater control over exports, a letter seen by Reuters shows.

Exclusive: Saudi boosts Russia ties with welcome for Black Sea wheat

08 Aug 2019

CAIRO/MOSCOW Saudi Arabia will relax its bug-damage specifications for wheat imports from its next tender onwards, it told Reuters on Thursday, opening the door to Black Sea imports and strengthening ties with Russia beyond energy cooperation.

Putin to Trump: We'll develop new nuclear missiles if you do

05 Aug 2019

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that Moscow would start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if the United States started doing the same after the demise of a landmark arms control treaty.

Russia, in retaliatory move, to amend law to fine UK media

01 Aug 2019

MOSCOW Russia's media regulator said on Thursday it planned to change the law so it could fine British and other foreign media working in Russia for breaching impartiality standards, a step it called retaliation for London fining Russia's RT TV channel.

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 9-Fourteen Russian sailors killed in submarine fire: ministry

03 Jul 2019

MOSCOW, July 2 Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a survey of the sea floor near the Arctic, the Russian defence ministry said on Tuesday.

Russia's Rusal prepares for Panda bond, project finance for new smelter

10 Jun 2019

MOSCOW, June 10 Russia's Rusal has told Reuters it plans to issue a Chinese yuan-denominated bond, known as a Panda bond, and also a rouble bond as the aluminium giant, which was removed from a U.S. sanctions list in early 2019, returns to raising funds.

Russia's VTB eyes stake in grain trader Mirogroup: sources

09 Jun 2019

MOSCOW Russian state-controlled bank VTB, which has been actively buying grain export infrastructure assets, is preparing to buy a stake in major local grain trader Mirogroup, a source familiar with the talks and a grain industry source said.

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