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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jan 22 2018

Exclusive: U.S. sanctions curb Microsoft sales to hundreds of Russian firms

MOSCOW Two of Microsoft's official distributors in Russia have imposed restrictions on sales of Microsoft software to more than 200 Russian companies following new U.S. sanctions, according to notifications circulated by the distributors.

Nov 09 2017

Russia says launch of Crimea power plant delayed

MOSCOW The launch of a new power plant in Crimea will be delayed beyond the end of this year, a Russian deputy energy minister said on Thursday, a potential blow for a region dogged by power shortages since Moscow annexed it from Ukraine in 2014.

Nov 02 2017

Qatar poised to buy into En+ as Russia tests investor interest

MOSCOW/LONDON Qatar Investment Authority is expected to invest in the initial public offering of Russia's En+, sources said on Thursday, adding the flotation would be priced at the bottom of a previously announced range.

Oct 23 2017

Russia's En+ sets price range for flotation set to raise $1.5 billion

MOSCOW Russia's En+ Group, which manages tycoon Oleg Deripaska's aluminum and hydropower businesses, has set a price range for a planned stock market flotation that will test investor appetite for Russian assets three years after the Ukraine crisis.

Oct 11 2017

Exclusive: Despite sanctions, Russian organizations acquire Microsoft software

By Gleb Stolyarov, Anastasia Teterevleva and Anastasia Lyrchikova

Sep 27 2017

Italy's Enel draws interest for its sale of Russian coal plant

MOSCOW Italy's Enel , which has mandated Sberbank to find buyers for its Reftinskaya coal power plant in Russia, has received interest from potential buyers including from outside of Russia, Enel Russia's CEO said on Thursday.

Sep 27 2017

Rusal in no rush to decide on possible London listing

MOSCOW Russian aluminum producer Rusal is in no rush to make a decision on whether to list in London and its decision could depend on Brexit talks, Deputy Chief Executive Oleg Mukhamedshin said.

Sep 27 2017

Russia's Severstal expects to beat 2017 earnings target

MOSCOW Severstal , one of Russia's largest steelmakers, told Reuters it expects to exceed its 2017 earnings target as it benefits from rising prices for its products.

Jul 19 2017

Russia will struggle to turn on Siemens turbines in sanctions-bound Crimea

MOSCOW Russia outfoxed European Union sanctions by delivering gas turbines made by Germany's Siemens to the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea. Now for the hard part, switching them on.

Jul 12 2017

Rusal resumes Taishet aluminum project, sees deeper global deficit

MOSCOW Russia's Rusal has resumed construction of its long-stalled Taishet aluminum smelter project in Siberia in expectation of a widening global aluminum deficit, the company said on Wednesday.


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