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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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Jun 21 2017

Moscow cancels meeting with U.S. diplomat after sanctions

MOSCOW/WASHINGTON Angered by expanded U.S. sanctions, Russia on Wednesday canceled a high-level meeting between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov and U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon.

Jun 21 2017

South Africa to review nuclear plans in response to recession

MOSCOW South Africa will review its nuclear plans as part of its response to the economic recession in the country, Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi said on Wednesday.

Jun 17 2017

Soccer - Russia relieved after passing first World Cup test

ST PETERSBURG, Russia Russia breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday after its soccer team won the opening match of the Confederations Cup and the country demonstrated that one of its most problematic World Cup pitches was fit for international matches.

Jun 17 2017

Russia relieved after passing first World Cup test

ST PETERSBURG, Russia Russia breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday after its football team won the opening match of the Confederations Cup and the country demonstrated that one of its most problematic World Cup pitches was fit for international matches.

Jun 17 2017

Soccer-Russia relieved after passing first World Cup test

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, June 17 Russia breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday after its soccer team won the opening match of the Confederations Cup and the country demonstrated that one of its most problematic World Cup pitches was fit for international matches.

Jun 08 2017

INTERVIEW-Russian rate cuts to come in 25-50 bps steps, monetary policy chief says

MOSCOW, June 8 The Russian central bank will stick to 25 or 50 basis point steps when trimming its key interest rate amid a fragile disinflationary trend, the head of the monetary policy department said in an interview with Reuters.

May 30 2017

Russian companies line up for Moscow listings: bourse chief

MOSCOW Seven big Russian companies are in advanced talks with the Moscow Exchange about listing their shares, the exchange's CEO says, highlighting corporate Russia's preference for listing at home amid sanctions and a standoff with the West.

May 19 2017

WannaCry cyber attack compromised some Russian banks: central bank

MOSCOW The WannaCry ransomware attack compromised the systems of Russian banks in some isolated cases, the Russian central bank said on Friday in the first official acknowledgement by Moscow that the virus had an impact on the country's banking system.

May 18 2017

Intesa set for more Russia deals after winning Putin's favor over Rosneft

MOSCOW Italian lender Intesa Sanpaolo took on a deal rival banks had turned down when it advised on the sale of a stake in sanctioned Russian oil major Rosneft last year, and by pulling off the sale it won favor from the Kremlin.

May 15 2017

Banks reinforce cyber defences after global attack

FRANKFURT/MOSCOW Banks have tightened their security systems and increased their surveillance after the global cyber assault on individuals and organisations worldwide.

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