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Anton Kolodyazhnyy

Russia's Sovcombank buys Vostochny from U.S. investor Calvey's firm, others

Mar 25 2021

MOSCOW Russia's Sovcombank has agreed to buy Vostochny Bank, the small lender that was at the centre of the country's biggest corporate dispute involving foreign investors for more than a decade.

Navalny ally urges Russians to light candles in Valentine's Day protest

Feb 09 2021

MOSCOW An ally of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny urged Russians on Tuesday to gather near their homes for a brief Valentine's Day protest this weekend, shining their mobile phone torches and lighting candles in heart shapes to flood social media.

Navalny allies push West for sanctions against Russia

Feb 09 2021

BRUSSELS Two allies of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny urged Western envoys to impose sanctions on senior Russian business and political figures, judges and security chiefs during a video call, Western diplomats said on Tuesday.

Putin says Russia and U.S. should agree not to meddle in each other's elections

Sep 25 2020

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin called on Friday for an agreement between Russia and the United States to guarantee not to engage in cyber-meddling in each other's elections.

Kremlin rejects Navalny poisoning accusations, sanctions talk

Sep 03 2020

MOSCOW The Kremlin on Thursday rejected accusations that Russia had been responsible for the poisoning of opposition politician Alexei Navalny and said it saw no grounds for sanctions to be imposed against Moscow over the case. | Video

Kremlin rejects Navalny poisoning accusations, sanctions talk

Sep 03 2020

MOSCOW The Kremlin on Thursday rejected accusations that Russia had been responsible for the poisoning of opposition politician Alexei Navalny and said it saw no grounds for sanctions to be imposed against Moscow over the case.

Kremlin rejects Navalny poisoning accusations, sanctions talk

Sep 03 2020

MOSCOW The Kremlin on Thursday rejected accusations that Russia had been responsible for the poisoning of opposition politician Alexei Navalny and said it saw no grounds for sanctions to be imposed against Moscow over the case.

UPDATE 1-Kremlin rejects Navalny poisoning accusations, sanctions talk

Sep 03 2020

MOSCOW, Sept 3 The Kremlin on Thursday rejected accusations that Russia had been responsible for the poisoning of opposition politician Alexei Navalny and said it saw no grounds for sanctions to be imposed against Moscow over the case.

Russia expels Norwegian diplomat over spy case

Aug 28 2020

OSLO/MOSCOW Russia is expelling a diplomat from the Norwegian embassy in Moscow, foreign ministries in both countries said on Friday, in a tit-for-tat move after Oslo expelled a Russian diplomat on suspicion of espionage.

First Russians return home from Wuhan, to be quarantined for 2 weeks

Feb 05 2020

MOSCOW, Feb 5 Russia on Wednesday flew home its first group of 78 citizens from China's Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, and plans to quarantine them for two weeks in a camp in Siberia while they are tested for the disease.

World News

Netanyahu out, Bennett in as Israel marks end of an era

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Benjamin Netanyahu's record 12-year run as Israel's prime minister ended on Sunday with parliament approving a new "government of change" led by nationalist Naftali Bennett, an improbable scenario few Israelis once could have imagined.