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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MOSCOW/COPENHAGEN Finnish utility Fortum said on Saturday Russian authorities had approved its acquisition of up to 50 percent of German counterpart Uniper , playing down the decision to effectively deny it a controlling stake.
MOSCOW Russia's drive to build a large power-generating turbine to lessen its dependence on Western technology has suffered a major set-back after a prototype broke beyond repair, two sources familiar with the project told Reuters.
MOSCOW Businesses controlled by Russian metals tycoon Oleg Deripaska are scrambling to find ways to keep trading after they were added to a U.S. sanctions blacklist.
MOSCOW Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska plans to step down as the president of the two companies he controls, aluminum giant Rusal and En+ Group , two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Gleb Stolyarov, Anastasia Teterevleva and Anastasia Lyrchikova
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.