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Polina Devitt

After Algeria, major Russian wheat trader Solaris aims for China

Dec 27 2021

MOSCOW Swiss-based Solaris, a major trader of Russian wheat, is confident China will become a big buyer and also aims to boost exports to Egypt, Pakistan, Sudan, Tanzania and Turkey, it told Reuters, following breakthroughs in the Algerian market.

EXCLUSIVE-Ukraine considers milling wheat export curbs in H1 2022 -sources

Dec 22 2021

KYIV/MOSCOW, Dec 22 Major global grain producer Ukraine will consider limiting milling wheat exports in the first half of 2022, with officials expected to decide on the issue in mid-January, two sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters.

Potash importers brace for prolonged price rally after sanctions on Belarus

Dec 21 2021

* Prices for potash, a crucial crop nutrient, are at 13-year high

Russia's Nornickel ups investment forecast by $6 billion over next decade

Nov 29 2021

MOSCOW Russia's Norilsk Nickel said it has raised its 2021-2030 investment estimate by $6 billion to $35 billion to reflect higher construction costs and increased investment in energy infrastructure upgrades.

Russia urges Germany to expedite Nord Stream 2 certification

Oct 19 2021

MOSCOW Russia's representative to the European Union urged the German authorities on Tuesday to certify the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline ahead of the Jan. 8 deadline, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Iran buying record volume of wheat after worst drought in 50 years – sources

Oct 13 2021

LONDON/MOSCOW/HAMBURG, Oct 13 Iran needs to buy a record 8 million tonnes of wheat in the current season, Iranian industry sources said, after its domestic crop was hit by drought, while the jump in imports will coincide with high global grain prices adding to pressures on the country's finances.

Iran buying record volume of wheat after worst drought in 50 years – sources

Oct 13 2021

LONDON/MOSCOW/HAMBURG Iran needs to buy a record 8 million tonnes of wheat in the current season, Iranian industry sources said, after its domestic crop was hit by drought, while the jump in imports will coincide with high global grain prices adding to pressures on the country's finances.

Russia opens new criminal case against Kremlin critic Navalny, threatens more jail time

Sep 29 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia sharply escalated a campaign against jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday, opening a new criminal case against President Putin's fiercest domestic critic that could allow the authorities to hand him another decade in jail. | Video

Bauxite trains operated by Russia's Rusal collide in Guinea, killing one

Sep 21 2021

CONAKRY (Reuters) -Two trains operated by Russian aluminium giant Rusal collided in Guinea's capital Conakry on Monday, killing at least one person and injuring several others, according to witness accounts and footage on social media. | Video

Putin's drive to tame food prices threatens grain sector

Jul 21 2021

MOSCOW During a televised session with ordinary Russians last month, a woman pressed President Vladimir Putin on high food prices.

World News

All homes on one of Tonga's islands destroyed, three dead

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) -All the homes on one of Tonga's small outer islands have been destroyed by a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, with three people so far confirmed dead, the government said on Tuesday in its first update since the disaster struck.