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  1. 21. news | 30 Dec 2014

    Sanction-hit Russian state bank VTB receives $1.8 bn aid

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - Russia's second largest bank VTB said Tuesday it has received 100 billion rubles ($1.8 billion) from the country's national welfare fund, part of a plan to recapitalise the banking system hit by the fa...

  2. 22. news | 30 Dec 2014

    Russian economy shrinks for first time since 2009

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - Russia's economy shrank in November for the first time in five years, the government said Monday, illustrating the changing fortunes of President Vladimir Putin's rule as he faces falling oil prices an...

  3. 23. news | 23 Dec 2014

    Stop offering the wai to bent MPs, graft meet told

    By Mongkol Bangprapa, Newspaper section: News

    » Academics have proposed the public adopt "social sanctions" against corrupt politicians, saying law enforcement is not enough to ensure they maintain ethical standards.

  4. 24. news | 22 Dec 2014

    Rosneft scraps purchase of Morgan Stanley's oil trading business

    By AFP

    » Russian oil major Rosneft, hit by US sanctions over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, said Monday it had to abandon plans to purchase the oil trading business of US bank Morgan Stanley after failing to win regula...

  5. 25. news | 21 Dec 2014

    Obama says Sony hack was not 'an act of war'

    By AFP

    » North Korea's alleged hack of Sony Pictures was not an act of war, President Barack Obama said in an interview aired Sunday, as Pyongyang threatened reprisals if targeted with sanctions.

  6. 26. news | 19 Dec 2014

    EU needs years-long Russia strategy, new leader warns

    By AFP

    » The European Union must thrash out a strategy for Russia that lasts for many years, and looks past sanctions that have hammered Moscow's economy, the bloc's new leader Donald Tusk warned Thursday.

  7. 27. news | 19 Dec 2014

    EU leaders press Russia, urge new investment

    By AFP

    » BRUSSELS - European Union leaders urged Vladimir Putin to make a "radical change" in his stance on Ukraine Thursday as they boosted sanctions against Crimea despite fears of economic blowback from Russia's spirallin...

  8. 28. news | 14 Dec 2014

    Kerry, Lavrov to meet as tensions soar over Ukraine

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - Top US diplomat John Kerry is set to meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Rome on Sunday, amid anger in Moscow over the prospect of new US sanctions and possible supply of lethal military aid to Ukraine...

  9. 29. news | 11 Dec 2014

    Sanctions-hit Putin seals energy deals in India

    By AFP

    » Russia will build 10 more nuclear reactors in energy-starved India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday, after talks with President Vladimir Putin aimed at shoring up ties between the long-time allies.

  10. 30. news | 11 Dec 2014

    Russian PM warns against 'hysterics' over ruble collapse

    By AFP

    » MOSCOW - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev urged Russians to be patient Wednesday as the ruble plunged further due to falling oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine, and said the currency was now undervalued.

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