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Russia's Rosatom may buy controlling stake in Chile lithium project

Oct 15 2019

MOSCOW/SANTIAGO Uranium One Group, a subsidiary of Russia's state nuclear company Rosatom, may buy a controlling stake in a lithium project in Chile's Atacama salt flat from Wealth Minerals Ltd , the Canada-listed company said on Tuesday.

Saudi's SALIC, Russian fund team up on agri projects

Oct 14 2019

MOSCOW Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF and Saudi Arabia's SALIC have signed an agreement to team up in searching for investment projects in the Russian agricultural sector, RDIF said in a statement on Monday.

Canada's Kinross hits pause on Russia after gold project deal

Sep 30 2019

CALGARY/MOSCOW, Sept 30 Canada's Kinross Gold Corp is putting future deals in Russia on hold after snapping up a development project in a country hit by Western sanctions.

Russia's Alrosa seeks to brighten up its fluorescent diamond sales

Sep 09 2019

MOSCOW Russia's Alrosa is talking to several global jewelery retailers about jointly marketing the miner's jewelery brand that uses fluorescent diamonds, as it strives to create a new niche for the natural stones.

Russia, Ukraine swap prisoners in first sign of thawing relations

Sep 07 2019

MOSCOW/KIEV Russia and Ukraine swapped dozens of prisoners on Saturday in a carefully-negotiated rapprochement that brought Western praise and could thaw a freeze in relations since Moscow's annexation of the Crimea region in 2014. | Video

Exclusive: 'Dear Vladimir': VTB asks for Putin's help to create Russian grain champion

Aug 23 2019

MOSCOW Russian state-controlled bank VTB has asked President Vladimir Putin to help it create a Russian grain champion to curb the role of foreign traders and give the state greater control over exports, a letter seen by Reuters shows.

Exclusive: Saudi boosts Russia ties with welcome for Black Sea wheat

Aug 08 2019

CAIRO/MOSCOW Saudi Arabia will relax its bug-damage specifications for wheat imports from its next tender onwards, it told Reuters on Thursday, opening the door to Black Sea imports and strengthening ties with Russia beyond energy cooperation.

Putin to Trump: We'll develop new nuclear missiles if you do

Aug 05 2019

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Monday that Moscow would start developing short and intermediate-range land-based nuclear missiles if the United States started doing the same after the demise of a landmark arms control treaty.

Russia, in retaliatory move, to amend law to fine UK media

Aug 01 2019

MOSCOW Russia's media regulator said on Thursday it planned to change the law so it could fine British and other foreign media working in Russia for breaching impartiality standards, a step it called retaliation for London fining Russia's RT TV channel.

Fourteen Russian sailors killed in submarine fire: ministry

Jul 03 2019

(The July 2 story corrects Norwegian authority director comment to say it learnt of reports of a gas explosion from Russian media, not Russian authorities)

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