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Denis Pinchuk

Russia close to granting Cuba 38 million euro loan to buy arms

Nov 02 2018

MOSCOW Russia is close to agreeing a 38-million-euro loan to Cuba to help it buy Russian-made arms, a deputy finance minister said on Friday, after President Vladimir Putin met Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel in Moscow. | Video

Exclusive: Exxon, Rosneft to build LNG plant with Japanese, Indian partners - sources

Oct 23 2018

MOSCOW Russia's Rosneft and U.S. ExxonMobil plan to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in a consortium with Indian and Japanese partners, spreading the estimated $15 billion cost, two sources familiar with the talks said.

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia to invest $20 bln in spare oil production capacity

Oct 04 2018

* Saudi Arabia is sole producer with significant spare capacity

Putin calls poisoned ex-spy Skripal a scumbag and traitor

Oct 04 2018

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called Sergei Skripal, a former Russian double agent poisoned in Britain, a scumbag who had betrayed Russia. | Video

Global energy bosses send Trump a message: world needs Russian gas

Oct 03 2018

MOSCOW Global energy bosses assembled in Moscow on Wednesday said the world needed Russian gas to keep the lights on, in a clear message to U.S. President Donald Trump who has warned he may impose sanctions on Russian gas export projects.

Russia's Putin tells Japan's Abe: 'Let's sign peace deal this year'

Sep 12 2018

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin turned to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on a conference stage on Wednesday and offered to sign a peace treaty by the end of this year to formally end World War Two hostilities between their countries.

Russia, Turkey, Iran fail to agree on ceasefire for Syria's Idlib

Sep 07 2018

TEHRAN The presidents of Turkey, Iran and Russia on Friday failed to agree on a ceasefire that would forestall a Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held Idlib province which the United Nations fears could cause a humanitarian catastrophe involving tens of thousands of civilians. | Video

Russian court jails Kremlin critic Navalny over protest

Aug 27 2018

MOSCOW A Russian court sentenced opposition leader Alexei Navalny to 30 days in jail on Monday after convicting him of breaking public protest laws, a move he said was illegal and aimed at stopping him leading a rally against pension reform next month.

Putin deplores U.S. sanctions, but lauds Trump meeting

Aug 22 2018

SOCHI, Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday condemned U.S. sanctions against Russia as counter-productive, but said a summit he had held last month with U.S. President Donald Trump had still been useful.

Russia to deploy military police on Golan Heights

Aug 02 2018

MOSCOW Russia will deploy its military police on the Golan Heights frontier between Syria and Israel, its defence ministry said on Thursday, after weeks of mounting volatility in the area.

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