Svetlana Reiter

Russia's UCL Holding may list transport assets

Jul 17 2017

MOSCOW UCL Holding, which manages the transport assets of steel tycoon Vladimir Lisin, is considering stock market listings of its rail, shipping and stevedoring firms, Dmitry Lisin, Lisin's son, told Reuters.

Putin critic Navalny says security service tracking his children

Jul 13 2017

MOSCOW Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny complains his wife and two children are being tracked by the security services, but says he's not afraid to challenge Vladimir Putin for the presidency whatever the risks.

Allies of slain Putin critic Nemtsov allege cover-up after guilty verdict

Jun 29 2017

MOSCOW A court convicted five men of murdering Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on Thursday, but the late politician's allies said the investigation had been a cover-up and that the people who had ordered his killing remained at large.

Russia media group that angered Kremlin is sold

Jun 16 2017

MOSCOW A Russian media group which angered some in the Kremlin by reporting on the business interests of people close to President Vladimir Putin was sold on Friday to the owner of a tabloid that is deferential to the Russian leader.

Anti-Kremlin protesters fill Russian streets, Putin critic Navalny jailed

Jun 13 2017

MOSCOW Baton-wielding riot police broke up anti-corruption protests and detained hundreds of demonstrators in Moscow and other Russian cities on Monday, before a court sentenced opposition leader Alexei Navalny to his second prison term this year. | Video

Developers sidelined in Moscow's $50 billion building bonanza

Jun 08 2017

(This May 25 story corrects cubic metres to square metres in paragraph 9)

Developers sidelined in Moscow's $50 billion building bonanza

Jun 08 2017

(The May 25 story was refiled to corrects cubic metres to square metres in paragraph 9)

Putin opponent finds no room at the inn on Russian campaign trail

May 30 2017

TULA, Russia When aides to Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny tried 28 venues to book a campaign meeting, the answer from all 28 was no. For a contender who apparently has no chance of winning the presidency next year, someone seems determined to block his way.

Exclusive: Putin's ex-wife linked to multi-million-dollar property business

May 19 2017

MOSCOW The former wife of Russian president Vladimir Putin helped create and now supports a foundation that owns a historic Moscow property generating millions of dollars from tenants, a Reuters examination of property records has found.

Russians, in peaceful protest, call for Putin to quit

Apr 29 2017

MOSCOW Several hundred Russians lined up in central Moscow on Saturday under the gaze of riot police to hand over handwritten appeals for President Vladimir Putin to quit, as similar protests took place in other cities. | Video

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Supporters of Myanmar military coup rampage in Yangon

Supporters of Myanmar's military, some armed with knives and clubs, others firing catapults and throwing stones, attacked opponents of the Feb. 1 coup on Thursday, while Southeast Asian neighbours looked for ways to end the crisis.