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  • China, Russia sign $25 billion local currency swap

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China and Russia have signed a local currency swap worth 150 billion yuan ($25 billion) or 815 billion roubles, the Chinese central bank said in a statement on Monday. The swap is set to last three years and can be extended upon...
  • Russia signs deals with China to help weather sanctions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and China signed energy, trade and finance agreements on Monday proclaimed by Moscow as proof that a policy turn to Asia is bearing fruit and will help it to weather Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. The 38 deals,...
  • Emerging markets to diverge as U.S. thrives, China slows, Europe lags

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors are rethinking their exposure to emerging markets, focusing on countries likely to weather lean times with manufacturing exports to the United States while avoiding those that have thrived on sending commodities to a now...
  • Ukraine president names national guard chief as defense minister

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday named the fourth defense minister to the head of the nation's beleaguered military in eight months and warned troops to expect to spend the winter on the front lines battling Russia-backed separatists. A...
  • Russia backing separatists' rival elections in eastern Ukraine

    Russia backing separatists' rival elections in eastern Ukraine
    Russian officials are throwing their support behind Ukrainian separatist rebels' planned elections for their own parliaments after warnings from Ukrainian leaders in Kiev that no power in the world will recognize the proclaimed independence of the Donetsk...
  • Hamilton wins as Mercedes take constructors' title

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton won the inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix and extended his championship lead to 17 points on Sunday in a Mercedes one-two that clinched the team's first constructors' title. The Briton, who started on pole...
  • Putin orders Russian troop withdrawal from Ukrainian border

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region near the border with Ukraine, the Kremlin said, in a sign of some tension easing before a key...
  • Hamilton says Bianchi was always on his mind

    SOCHI Russia (Reuters) - The champagne was sprayed on the podium, and celebratory glasses clinked in the Mercedes hospitality, but Russian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton never lost sight of the bigger picture on Sunday. With French driver Jules Bianchi...
  • What crisis? Russians keep calm for now as rouble slide gathers pace

    MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG Russia (Reuters) - (This Oct. 10 story is corrected to show record low ruble rate 40.46 against the dollar, not 44.46) With the ruble down 18 percent against the dollar this year and sanctions chipping away at economic ties with...
  • Moldova celebrate surprise draw in Moscow

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Fabio Capello's 100 percent record in home qualifying matches as Russia's manager came to an end in Moscow as his side were surprisingly held to a 1-1 draw by Group G outsiders Moldova in their Euro 2016 clash on Sunday. After six...
  • Ukraine to get its fourth defense minister so far this year

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to replace the defense minister of his embattled country with the fourth person to hold the position this year, according to a statement posted on the presidential website on Sunday. "The president stressed...