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Putin, visiting Italy, says wants Rome to help mend Moscow-EU ties

Jul 04 2019

ROME/MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Italy would battle to restore fully fledged relations between the European Union and Russia and help persuade the bloc's new leadership that sanctions on Moscow were counter-productive.

Russia central bank to cut rates in small steps

Jul 03 2019

By Elena Fabrichnaya, Andrey Ostroukh and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber

Russia central bank to cut rates in small steps

Jul 03 2019

By Elena Fabrichnaya, Andrey Ostroukh and Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber

Russia c.bank lowered gold purchase price to encourage exports - governor

Jul 03 2019

MOSCOW, July 3 Russia's central bank has been buying gold on the domestic market at less than the industry benchmark to encourage Russian producers to export more of the metal, the governor told Reuters.

Russia seen cutting rates sooner as inflation, economy slow: Reuters poll

Jun 28 2019

MOSCOW Russia's central bank is seen cutting rates sooner than previously expected as inflation is slowing toward the target, a monthly Reuters poll showed on Friday.

Russia lowers rates as inflation slows, signals more cuts

Jun 14 2019

MOSCOW The Russian central bank cut its key interest rate on Friday and said one or two more cuts were possible later this year as Russia faces sluggish economic growth and slowing inflation.

Russia's central bank chief calls for stricter rainy-day fund spending

Jun 14 2019

MOSCOW Russia's central bank governor, Elvira Nabiullina, suggested on Friday that spending of the National Wealth Fund should be reconsidered to see whether the cushion is big enough to protect the country from the possible shocks.

Russia's central bank chief calls for stricter rainy-day fund spending

Jun 14 2019

MOSCOW, June 14 Russia's central bank governor, Elvira Nabiullina, suggested on Friday that spending of the National Wealth Fund should be reconsidered to see whether the cushion is big enough to protect the country from the possible shocks.

Russia's central bank seen cutting key rate to 7.50% on Friday: Reuters poll

Jun 10 2019

MOSCOW The Russian central bank is expected to cut interest rates on Friday, opening the door for a further easing cycle later this year amid slowing economic growth and inflation, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes

Jun 07 2019

ST PETERSBURG Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidarity with China alongside its leader Xi Jinping. | Video

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