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29 September 14
Russia's ruble extended a months-long losing streak on Monday, falling to new historic lows and hovering just below the level at which the Central Bank has said it would take action to defend the currency.
24 September 14
Russia successfully sold 10 billion rubles ($260 million) of government bonds Wednesday, in a sign that easing tensions over Ukraine are restoring a semblance of normality to money markets.
23 September 14
Shares in Russian miner Mechel tumbled almost 40 percent Tuesday as fears grow that it will be forced to declare bankruptcy in a final deal with creditors over debts of $9 billion.
22 September 14
An adviser to President Vladimir Putin suggested to lawmakers on Monday that Russia impose a tax on money being moved abroad, as government predictions of capital outflow this year rose to $120 billion amid tensions over Ukraine and a weakening ruble.
21 September 14
The head of Russia's biggest lender, Sberbank, said the bank was doing "colossal" work to re-orient itself toward domestic funding sources, as Western sanctions on Moscow begin to hit Russia's banking sector.
19 September 14
Russian billionaire Vladimir Yevtushenkov was freed from house arrest Friday, according to a statement from his oil-to-telecoms conglomerate Sistema quoted by Russian news agencies.
18 September 14
As little as 10 weeks ago, mid-sized producer Bashneft was one of Russia's fastest-growing oil companies, much-loved by investors and with an impressive record of increasing production.
17 September 14
Top fund managers at private equity outfits working in Russia said Wednesday that tensions between Moscow and the West have badly hit their ability to raise money abroad and will restrict their operations for years.
12 September 14
The Russian ruble continued to set records Friday, dropping to another historic low against the dollar, as analysts said there was no immediate end in sight for the currency's downward spiral.
11 September 14
The Russian currency plunged to historic lows against the dollar Thursday as the EU appeared to end more than a week of vacillation by opting to impose a new round of sanctions against Moscow.
04 September 14
The Russian business world is braced for the EU's unfurling of a fresh round of sanctions on Friday, with analysts predicting that Russia's $2 trillion economy will be squeezed even tighter.
03 September 14
Gazprom's natural gas production fell 19.6 percent last month compared with the same period last year, as the state-owned behemoth struggles in the face of increasing competition at home.
03 September 14
A lawmaker and activist in the western Russian city of Pskov who was brutally attacked last week following his inquiries into alleged deaths of Russian soldiers in Ukraine has published material suggesting that up to 80 local paratroopers were killed in an engagement with the Ukrainian army on Aug. 20.
27 April 14
The marginal ultranationalist group so despised in Russia for its dalliance with anti-Semitism and violent role in toppling the legitimate government in Ukraine two months ago has traded in its body armor and ski masks for aprons and paintbrushes in Lviv.
13 May 13
On the face of it, there are few similarities between the city of Blagoveshchensk, located in the Far East, and the country's natural gas capital of Novy Urengoi, 3,000 kilometers away in the tundra just below the Arctic circle.
29 March 13
Maria Yeliseyeva has always been surrounded by children. In addition to the five she gave birth to, she has fostered another five from Russian orphanages.
27 March 13
It is the first time that Moscow attempts to reach out to investors in such a way and is part of a new public relations drive.
26 March 13
While most Russians wade through a bureaucratic quagmire to get a visa for the European Union or the United States, once they arrive they enjoy almost complete freedom of movement.
25 March 13
A deal between Cyprus and European lenders was backed by the Kremlin on Monday even as top Russian officials unleashed a storm of angry rhetoric about a compulsory levy on local bank accounts included in the rescue package.
24 March 13
As speculation swirled after Boris Berezovsky's sudden demise, friends and associates suggested that a series of personal and financial shocks suffered by the former Kremlin kingmaker and billionaire could have contributed to depression and mounting health problems.
22 March 13
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday intensified his criticism of a plan by European financial authorities to rescue the Cypriot economy, labeling it as "completely absurd," in the most colorful response yet by Russian officials to the controversial measures.
21 March 13
A desperate effort by Cypriot authorities to win financial aid from the Kremlin failed to yield any results Wednesday, as a deal eluded Cyprus' finance minister, Michalis Sarris, during a visit to Moscow.
19 March 13
Morgan Stanley joined the ranks of those predicting a sluggish period for the Russian economy Monday as it cut its 2013 growth forecast to below 3 percent.
13 March 13
Asked to end speculation about the identity of the next chairman of Russia's Central Bank, President Vladimir Putin promised an "unexpected" candidate who would be well received.
07 March 13
Russian companies stand on the brink of a period of significant foreign mergers and acquisitions, PricewaterhouseCoopers said Wednesday.
06 March 13
Hong Kong, which recently marked 15 years since its annexation with China, is seeing a boom in its economic relationship with Russia, officials said Tuesday.
04 March 13
The personal fortunes of businessmen rumored to enjoy close relationships with President Vladimir Putin jumped sharply in a new Forbes ranking Monday as Facebook investor Alisher Usmanov retained the title of Russia's richest man.
03 March 13
If you bend down and look closely at the paving tiles on Chita's main square, you will notice that they have Mandarin lettering inscribed on them.
03 March 13
The Interior Ministry is undaunted by Britain's decision to grant asylum to the former head of Bank of Moscow.
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28 February 13
The Investigative Committee said Wednesday that anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny fraudulently obtained his credentials as a lawyer.