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Special Report: How Russia sank billions of dollars into Venezuela quicksand

Mar 14 2019

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.

Russia says new U.S. missile strategy will unleash arms race in space

Jan 18 2019

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.

Russia says new U.S. missile strategy will unleash arms race in space

Jan 18 2019

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.

UPDATE 2-Russia says new U.S. missile strategy will unleash arms race in space

Jan 18 2019

* Russia urges United States to negotiate (Edits, adds background and quotes)

After rare misfire, Kremlin set to win regional vote

Dec 17 2018

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

Russian oil production down from post-Soviet high in November

Dec 02 2018

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.

Nornickel aims to boost output to tap electric car boom

Nov 19 2018

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.

Israel indirectly to blame for downing of plane over Syria, Russia says

Sep 18 2018

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

Big Three oil states can offset fall in Iran supplies: Perry

Sep 14 2018

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.

Russian establishment chalks up Trump summit as a win for Putin

Jul 17 2018

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

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