Foreign minister doesn't hide Moscow's disdain for outgoing Democratic US leadership.
Move caps a slew of measures designed to lock in place the Democrats' tougher line on Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
Russia’s technological lag seen as most serious challenge the country will face in the next 10 to 15 years.
After much cautious mutual deference shown by Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the incoming US administration is already signalling a tougher stance on some key issues. Russia is holding its fire - for now.
US begins biggest deployment in Europe since the end of the Cold War to reassure Nato states bordering Russia.
Suspicions grow of a multi-billion-dollar thimble trick in December's privatisation of 19.5% of Russia's state-controlled oil giant.
Russia’s equity market turnover jumped 55% m/m and 90% y/y to RUB983bn in December.
Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse are among Western investment banks in Moscow losing out as fees from deal-making jumped to their highest level in three years.
Fresh attention to the Litvinenko case can complicate US president-elect Donald Trump’s efforts to reset relations with Moscow.
Controversial report accuses Russian leader of personally ordering a covert campaign to influence 2016 US presidential elections.
A report produced by ex-finance minister and co-head of the presidential council Alexei Kudrin found that less than a third of reform measures included in the government’s 2020 strategy were implemented and none at all in some key areas.
The government has effectively forgiven PrivatBank's former owners about $6bn that they are thought to owe the lender.
Italy's Intesa Sanpaolo Bank is said to have provided half of €10.2bn for December's purchase of a 19.5% stake in Russian oil major Rosneft by Swiss commodities trader Glencore and the Qatar Investment Authority sovereign wealth fund.
New management of Ukrainian lender says it will "try to find common ground" with Eurobond holders.
Russian President Vladimir Putin wins kudos at home by refusing to retaliate and expel US diplomats from Russia.
By opening with the macro-economic picture, President Vladimir Putin is either confident he has achieved his geopolitical goals or he is seriously worried about the economy.
A Kiwi.com survey has produced a “Christmas Price Index” that shows Bratislava and Kyiv to be the two most affordable capitals in the world to enjoy Christmas shopping, eating, drinking and entertainment.
Russia’s biggest banks have reduced mortgage interest rates to below pre-crisis levels that will continue the boom in mortgage lending – currently the only dynamic part of Russia’s financial sector.
The Ukrainian authorities and analysts believe any negative impacts from the nationalisation of PrivatBank will be limited and could improve the country’s chances of securing the next tranche of bailout cash from the IMF.
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