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Russia's GDP growth, at six-year high, raises question of durability

Feb 12 2019

MOSCOW Russia's economic growth climbed to a six-year high in 2018, but the growth was fueled by one-off factors that mean the goals set by President Vladimir Putin won't be achieved without an increase in household incomes, economists said.

Russia's GDP growth, at six-year high, raises question of durability

Feb 12 2019

MOSCOW Russia's economic growth climbed to a six-year high in 2018, but the growth was fuelled by one-off factors that mean the goals set by President Vladimir Putin won't be achieved without an increase in household incomes, economists said.

Russia's GDP growth, at six-year high, raises durability question

Feb 12 2019

MOSCOW, Feb 12 Russia's economic growth climbed to a six-year high in 2018, but the growth was fuelled by one-off factors that mean the goals set by President Vladimir Putin won't be achieved without an increase in household incomes, economists said.

Russia's 2018 GDP growth above target, private consumption weak

Feb 04 2019

MOSCOW The Russian economy grew by 2.3 percent last year, preliminary data from the statistics service showed on Monday, beating official forecasts, but the expansion did not support private sector consumption.

Analysts unanimously expect Russian central bank to hold rates on Friday: Reuters poll

Feb 04 2019

MOSCOW The Russian central bank is expected to hold its key interest rate unchanged on Friday as emerging markets stabilize and inflation hovers around central bank forecasts, according to a Reuters poll.

Russia's 2018 inflation hits 4.2 pct, above central bank's target

Dec 29 2018

MOSCOW Russia's consumer price index (CPI) rose slightly above the central bank target of 4 percent in 2018, the statistics service's preliminary data showed on Saturday.

Russia's Putin accuses U.S. of raising risk of nuclear war

Dec 26 2018

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the United States of raising the risk of nuclear war by threatening to spurn a key arms control treaty and refusing to hold talks about another pact that expires soon. | Video

Putin wirft Ukraine Provokation im Schwarzen Meer vor

Nov 28 2018

Moskau/Berlin Russlands Präsident Wladimir Putin hat der Ukraine eine gezielte Provokation im Schwarzen Meer vorgeworfen und die Ausrufung des Kriegsrechts in Teilen des Landes als übertriebene Reaktionen kritisiert.

UPDATE 5-Russia raises 1 bln euros at 3 pct yield in Eurobond sale - FinMin

Nov 27 2018

MOSCOW, Nov 27 Russia raised 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) with a yield of 3.0 percent on Tuesday with the sale of its first euro-denominated Eurobond in five years, the Finance Ministry confirmed, despite an escalation of tensions with Ukraine.

Moody's foresees U.S. sanctions on new Russian debt, but says Moscow can withstand more

Oct 26 2018

MOSCOW The United States is likely to impose sanctions on holdings of new Russian sovereign debt but Moscow's own budget rules make Kremlin finances more resilient to even harsher restrictions, Moody's Senior Vice President Kristin Lindow said.

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