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Russia vows support for Syria's Assad to combat 'terrorism'
By Denis Dyomkin and Gabriela Baczynska SOCHI, Russia/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday it would support President Bashar al-Assad to combat "terrorism" in the Middle East, indicating there was no new room for compromise on one of the key contentious issues in the Syrian conflict. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks with Assad's foreign ...(11/26/2014 1:50:38 PM)
Russia's new push for Syria dialogue unlikely to be fruitful
By Gabriela Baczynska and Sylvia Westall MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Fresh Russian efforts to encourage Syrian peace talks are unlikely to make progress because Moscow rejects opposition and Western calls for the swift departure of President Bashar al-Assad. Moscow has long-supported Assad, including with arms supplies for Syria, but he has become a more important ally for Russia since the Arab ...(11/26/2014 1:46:33 AM)
Russia’s Banks Feel Capital Squeeze in Grip of Sanctions
Russia’s biggest state-run banks are seeing profits plunge, forcing some to seek government help, after the U.S. and European Union slapped them with sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.(11/26/2014 2:29:00 PM)
Russia revs up oil bears ahead of OPEC meeting
Russia revved up oil bears ahead of OPEC's meeting as the appearance in Vienna of Rosneft's CEO caused a swirl of talk about agreements and output cuts.(11/25/2014 5:39:28 PM)
Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along the Black Sea.(11/24/2014 5:02:38 PM)
Russia throws rights accusations back at U.S. with Ferguson unrest
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia pointed on Wednesday to rioting in Ferguson and protests across the United States as evidence that its detractors in Washington were hypocrites and in no position to lecture Moscow on human rights. Issuing two statements on the unrest in just one day, the Russian Foreign Ministry said the United States should "focus on large-scale domestic problems with safeguarding ...(11/26/2014 4:34:13 PM)
Russia Says Won’t Cut Output After Meeting OPEC Ministers
Russia won’t cut oil output to buoy prices, the head of the country’s state producer said after meeting ministers from crude-producing countries in Vienna.(11/25/2014 5:29:50 PM)
Russia stirs bears before OPEC meet
Russia revved up oil bears ahead could be a momentous OPEC meeting later this week.(11/25/2014 5:48:37 PM)
Russia Now Has 'A $12 Billion Reminder' Of Its Money Problems
Moscow's answer to Wall Street and London is...(11/26/2014 10:19:00 AM)
Russia says will keep oil output steady in 2015
By Vladimir Soldatkin and Katya Golubkova MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian oil companies will keep production steady in 2015, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday, after Moscow left a meeting with ...(11/26/2014 7:36:52 AM)
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