MOSCOW At the end of 2015, managers at Rosneft, the Russian state-controlled oil firm, sounded the alarm to their bosses about the company's investments in Venezuela. Rosneft's local partner, Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, owed it hundreds of millions of dollars, according to internal documents, and there seemed no prospect things would get better.
MOSCOW Russia said on Friday the new U.S. missile defence strategy would unleash a dangerous arms race in space and amounts to a relaunch of the Cold War-era "Star Wars" programme.
MOSCOW Russia said on Friday the new U.S. missile defense strategy would unleash a dangerous arms race in space and amounts to a relaunch of the Cold War-era "Star Wars" program.
* Russia urges United States to negotiate
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MOSCOW A Kremlin-backed candidate is on track to be governor of a region on Russia's Pacific coast, voting results showed on Sunday, after an election process in which the opposition had threatened the Kremlin's usually tight grip on power. | Video
MOSCOW Russian oil output stood at 11.37 million barrels per day (bpd) in November, down from the post-Soviet record high of 11.41 million bpd that it reached in October, Energy Ministry data showed on Sunday.
MOSCOW Russian nickel and palladium producer Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) plans to ramp up output over the next five years to tap an expected boom in demand from electric vehicle makers, its CEO and top shareholder Vladimir Potanin told Reuters.
MOSCOW/JERUSALEM Russia accused Israel on Tuesday of indirectly causing a Russian military plane to be shot down near Syria's Mediterranean coast, and threatened to retaliate against Israel for what it described as a hostile act. | Video
MOSCOW Saudi Arabia, the United States and Russia can between them raise global output in the next 18 months to compensate for falling oil supplies from Iran and elsewhere, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on a visit to Moscow on Friday.
MOSCOW Russia's political and media establishment heralded talks between the Russian and U.S. leaders in Helsinki as a victory for Vladimir Putin in breaking down Western resolve to treat Russia as a pariah. | Video