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 Russian steel producers played down the impact of the European Union's curbs on steel imports on Wednesday, which, according to analysts, may even allow some of them to increase supplies to the bloc compared with a year ago.
MOSCOW Russian state energy company InterRAO plans to buy 11.25 percent of its shares held by power company Rushydro and Federal Grid Company (FSK) , two sources close to the deals said on Monday.
MOSCOW/ST PETERSBURG, May 25 Italy's biggest utility Enel is in advanced talks with Russian businessman Andrey Melnichenko over the sale of Enel's Reftinskaya coal plant, three sources familiar with the talks told Reuters on Friday.
MOSCOW Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg, who has been placed under U.S. sanctions, has resumed talks about merging his power assets with Gazprom , three sources familiar with the talks told Reuters on Wednesday.
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.