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Vladimir Soldatkin

Russia and Belarus at odds over arrest of suspected mercenaries

02 Aug 2020

MOSCOW/MINSK A dispute between Moscow and Minsk over the detention of more than 30 men who Belarus accused of being Russian mercenaries deepened on Saturday, as the two sides contradicted each other about the group's plans.

OPEC+ eases record oil cuts as economy recovers from pandemic

16 Jul 2020

LONDON/DUBAI/MOSCOW OPEC and allies such as Russia agreed on Wednesday to ease record oil supply curbs from August as the global economy slowly recovers from the coronavirus pandemic but said a second wave of the virus could complicate rebalancing in the market.

Russia's Blue Stream gas pipeline to Turkey idle since May: sources

10 Jul 2020

MOSCOW/ANKARA The Blue Stream pipeline delivering Russian gas to Turkey, due to be re-launched after maintenance in May, remains idle, three sources told Reuters on Friday, as Ankara is increasing purchases of super-cooled gas to replace supplies from Gazprom.

Russia's Blue Stream gas pipeline to Turkey idle since May - sources

10 Jul 2020

MOSCOW/ANKARA, July 10 The Blue Stream pipeline delivering Russian gas to Turkey, due to be re-launched after maintenance in May, remains idle, three sources told Reuters on Friday, as Ankara is increasing purchases of super-cooled gas to replace supplies from Gazprom.

Siberia temperatures hit record for June as wildfires spread

07 Jul 2020

GENEVA/MOSCOW Temperatures in Arctic Siberia soared to a record average for June, more than 5 degrees Celsius (9°F) above normal, in a heat wave that is stoking some of the worst wildfires the region has ever known, European Union data showed on Tuesday.

Putin says Russians voted 'with their hearts' to let him extend rule

03 Jul 2020

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russian society had shown unity by voting to back reforms allowing him to stay in power until 2036 and that Russians had felt the need for the changes in their hearts.

Russia's Novak sees global oil output cuts easing from August

03 Jul 2020

MOSCOW Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday that the OPEC+ group of oil producers is expected to start easing oil output cuts from August as previously agreed.

Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote

02 Jul 2020

MOSCOW Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice, but critics said the outcome was falsified on an industrial scale. | Video

OPEC, Russia seen easing oil production cuts from August - sources

30 Jun 2020

LONDON OPEC and Russia will likely ease record oil production cuts from August as global oil demand recovers and prices have bounced back from their lows, four OPEC+ sources told Reuters.

Russian lawmaker says water, soil samples from fuel spill held up at airport

27 Jun 2020

MOSCOW Water and soil samples that were taken near the site of a giant fuel spill in the Russia's Arctic and prepared for tests at an independent lab have been held up at the Norilsk airport, a lawmaker and Greenpeace said on Saturday.

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