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Vladimir Putin

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  • Russia's richest man responds to Putin's call to bring assets home

    Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov has transferred his holdings in mobile operator Megafon and iron ore producer Metalloinvest to Russian entities after President Vladimir Putin urged businessmen to bring their assets home. Putin redoubled his...
  • Exclusive: India looks to sway Americans with nuclear power insurance plan

    India is offering to set up an insurance pool to indemnify global nuclear suppliers against liability in the case of a nuclear accident, in a bid to unblock billions of dollars in trade held up by concerns over exposure to risk. Prime Minister Narendra...
  • Putin says Russia's military doctrine 'remains purely defensive'

    President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia's military doctrine "remained purely defensive" despite what he said was NATO's increased activity in east Ukraine and nearby Russia's borders. "We will stand up for our security consistently and...
  • Russia invites North Korean leader to Moscow for May visit

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Moscow next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the Soviet defeat of Nazi Germany in World War Two, the Kremlin's spokesman said on Friday. It would be Kim's first foreign...
  • Russian tycoon Pugachev loses UK asset freeze appeal

    Sergei Pugachev, a Russian tycoon once dubbed "the cashier to the Kremlin", failed in a bid on Friday to overturn a British court order which froze $2 billion of his assets in a case linked to the insolvency of Russian bank Mezhprombank. London's High...
  • France's Hollande and pro-reform allies get poll boost

    French President Francois Hollande saw his popularity ratings jump five points in a month to a still lackluster 25 percent in a poll released on Friday, with pro-reform ministers in his Socialist government also gaining. The Dec 17-18 survey by...
  • Russia's parliament rushes through bill boosting banking capital

    Russia's lower house of parliament hastily approved a draft law on Friday that would give the banking sector a capital boost of up to 1 trillion rubles ($16.5 billion). Russia's financial sector is reeling from the economy's slide towards recession, a...
  • Russian prosecutors want ten years in jail for Kremlin foe Navalny

    Russian prosecutors said on Friday Kremlin foe Alexei Navalny should be imprisoned for 10 years for stealing 30 million rubles ($500,000) in a case dismissed by critics of President Vladimir Putin as part of his campaign to stifle dissent. Navalny,...
  • Ruble gains as officials step up verbal support

    Russia's ruble strengthened on Friday after Finance Minister Anton Siluanov confirmed his ministry had sold foreign currency, and on expectations that exporters will increase dollar sales. At 6:10 a.m. ET, the rouble was around 2.2 percent stronger at...
  • Equities extend rally, oil rebounds

    Equities extend rally, oil rebounds
    Equity markets worldwide extended the week's rally on Friday, and oil prices rebounded from recent lows as traders said investors were starting to reduce exposure as the end of year approaches. Wall Street posted modest gains after the S&P 500's best...
  • EU leaders prepare for long confrontation with Russia

    European Union leaders warned Moscow they are ready to flex their combined muscle and "stay the course" in a long confrontation with Russia if President Vladimir Putin refuses to pull back from Ukraine. "We must go beyond being reactive and defensive. As...