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  • Putin says Russia determined to protect interests, U.S. creates threats

    President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia was more and more determined to protect its interests but that the United States was creating threats for his country. Putin also told his annual end-of-year news conference that Russia did not invade...
  • Russia's Putin says Moscow wants solution to Ukraine crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the Ukraine crisis should be resolved as quickly as possible and that Moscow's aim was to restore political unity to Ukraine. Putin also warned Kiev at his annual end-of-year news conference that it must...
  • Russia's Putin says hopes Sistema will restore its position on market

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Sistema would be able to restore its positions on the stock market, sending the conglomerate's shares higher. Vladimir Yevtushenkov was freed from house arrest on Wednesday, Interfax reported. He...
  • Russia's Putin invites Sistema's Yevtushenkov for meeting

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he had invited the chairman of conglomerate Sistema to a meeting he plans to hold with Russian business before the end of the year. Vladimir Yevtushenkov was freed from house arrest on Wednesday, Interfax...
  • Putin says banning imports of autos not economically viable

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the government had briefly considered imposing an import ban on autos in response to Western sanctions, but the ruble's decline had made it meaningless. The rouble is trading down some 45 percent...
  • World investors cut back stocks as risk aversion reigns

    World investors lifted exposure to bonds and cut back on more volatile equities as sentiment was buffeted by a Russian currency crisis, an uncertain growth outlook and rapidly declining energy prices, according to a Reuters poll. A monthly survey of fund...
  • Putin says deal on Iran's nuclear program 'very close'

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday the six world powers and Iran were "very close" to reaching an agreement on Tehran's nuclear program. He also told his annual end-of-year news conference that economic ties between Moscow and Teheran...
  • Putin says economy to rebound, wants end to Ukraine crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin held his annual end-of-year news conference on Thursday. Below are some of his comments. UKRAINE "We think the crisis should be solved, the sooner the better." "It should be solved through political measures, not...
  • Russia's Putin says Rosneft CEO Sechin is an 'effective' manager

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Igor Sechin, CEO at the country's top oil producer Rosneft , was an "effective" manager, adding he had no plans to fire him. "Sechin works properly and effectively," Putin told his annual press...
  • Federal Reserve signals an interest rate hike is getting closer

    Federal Reserve signals an interest rate hike is getting closer
    The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that its first interest rate hike in eight years is approaching as policymakers stopped indicating that short-term rates would remain near zero for “a considerable time.” Instead, the Fed said in a...
  • Ruble rises after Russia pledges market interventions

    MOSCOW The ruble made gains Wednesday against the dollar and the euro after the Russian government pledged to defend the currency, which had plummeted this week to record lows. It took 61.7 rubles to buy a dollar on the Moscow stock exchange in late...