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Jason Bush

On the highway without a map: building a tech startup in Putin's Russia

Jul 06 2016

MOSCOW WayRay has everything you might expect from a Silicon Valley start-up: a high tech product it says can change the world and a business plan that foresees growing from zero to a billion dollars, roughly by its founder's 30th birthday.

City where Soviet workers rose up stays calm in Russian crisis

May 05 2016

NOVOCHERKASSK, Russia Valentina Vodyanitskaya shows little emotion when talking about the bloody events in her home city in Russia more than half a century ago, despite being locked up in Soviet labor camps for years as a result of them.

Gazprom Swiss franc bond shows reviving demand for Russian issues

Mar 18 2016

MOSCOW, March 18 A 500 million Swiss franc Eurobond issue by Russia's gas giant Gazprom is the latest sign that investor appetite for Russian issuers is returning after a difficult two years.

Small businesses cower after Moscow's night of bulldozers

Feb 17 2016

MOSCOW The first Stanislav Minaev knew his florist's shop was about to be demolished was a call at lunchtime from the local district council recommending he vacate the premises. That evening the bulldozers arrived to flatten everything.

Tough Russian budget rhetoric masks laxer reality

Jan 27 2016

MOSCOW A Russian plan to cut 10 percent from this year's budget is at best misleading. Once the government has protected President Vladimir Putin's favored spending areas such as welfare and defense, it will struggle to make savings worth a third of that.

How the oil collapse stole Russia's Christmas

Jan 10 2016

LONDON/MOSCOW A plunge in the oil price to 12-year lows during Russia's New Year and Orthodox Christmas break means the country returns to work on Monday with its economic recovery and once-mighty savings war chest on the line.

How the oil collapse stole Russia's Christmas

Jan 10 2016

LONDON/MOSCOW A plunge in the oil price to 12-year lows during Russia's New Year and Orthodox Christmas break means the country returns to work on Monday with its economic recovery and once-mighty savings war chest on the line.

How the oil collapse stole Russia's Christmas

Jan 10 2016

LONDON/MOSCOW A plunge in the oil price to 12-year lows during Russia's New Year and Orthodox Christmas break means the country returns to work on Monday with its economic recovery and once-mighty savings war chest on the line.

Finland extradites Russian computer fraud suspect to U.S

Jan 08 2016

Finland said on Friday it would extradite a Russian citizen accused of computer fraud and abuse to the United States for trial.

Finland extradites Russian computer fraud suspect to U.S.

Jan 08 2016

Finland said on Friday it would extradite a Russian citizen accused of computer fraud and abuse to the United States for trial.

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