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Russian retailer Magnit makes $1.8 billion rival bid for Lenta

Apr 05 2019

MOSCOW Russian grocery chain Magnit has made a $1.78 billion non-binding and indicative proposal to smaller competitor Lenta, topping a rival offer from Russian steel magnate Alexey Mordashov, Lenta said on Friday.

World body to lift Russia's doping ban

Feb 08 2019

MOSCOW The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday it would lift the ban on Russian Para athletes by March 15, but only under certain conditions.

Venezuela's Maduro accuses Trump of ordering his murder: RIA

Jan 30 2019

MOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accused Donald Trump of ordering neighboring Colombia's government to kill him, but said he was open to the possibility of talks with the U.S. leader and his own domestic foes.

EU-Staaten erhöhen Druck - Neuwahlen in Venezuela gefordert

Jan 24 2019

Brüssel/Moskau/Caracas Nach den USA erhöhen auch andere westliche Staaten den Druck auf Venezuelas sozialistischen Präsidenten Nicolas Maduro.

Russland warnt USA vor Militärintervention in Venezuela

Jan 24 2019

Moskau/Caracas Die Staatskrise in Venezuela droht zu einem neuen Konflikt zwischen den USA und Russland zu werden.

Russia launches investigation into BBC as dispute with Britain escalates

Dec 21 2018

MOSCOW Russia's media regulator said on Friday it had launched an investigation into the activities of British public broadcaster the BBC, a move it described as a response to pressure being put on a Russian TV channel in Britain.

Taliban attends peace talks in Moscow for first time, no progress reported

Nov 09 2018

MOSCOW Taliban officials attended a diplomatic conference in Russia for the first time on Friday, but reaffirmed their stance that they would only hold direct talks on Afghanistan's future with the United States, not with the Kabul government.

Russia opens terrorism investigation after teenager blows himself up

Oct 31 2018

MOSCOW Russia opened an investigation into suspected terrorism after a 17-year-old youth blew himself up on Wednesday in the lobby of an office belonging to Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) in the north of the country.

UPDATE 1-Russia c.bank holds rates, says it will study if increases needed

Oct 26 2018

* Analysts' view on next c.bank step vary (Adds analysts quotes, detail)

Russia c.bank holds rates, says to study if rate increases needed

Oct 26 2018

MOSCOW, Oct 26 The Russian central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged at 7.5 percent on Friday but said it would study whether rate rises are needed to address risks to its inflation target and to financial stability.

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