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The Economic Times
Russia mulls bonds issue for privatisation planMOSCOW: Russia is considering issuing bonds in some of its largest companies as
Russia mulls bonds issue for privatisation plan
The Economic Times / Posted 4 hours ago
MOSCOW: Russia is considering issuing bonds in some of its largest companies as part of a privatisation plan to cover a possible budget deficit this year, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Saturday. Russia's preliminary plan to reduce... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
John Helmer: Strauss-Kahn Finds a New Way of Dropping His PantsYves here. Straus-Kahn demonstrates that even tarnished brand names can still b
John Helmer: Strauss-Kahn Finds a New Way of Dropping His Pants
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 hours ago
Yves here. Straus-Kahn demonstrates that even tarnished brand names can still be monetized. His Sudanese bank looks like an awful lot like the sort of financial institution that Richard Smith stalks. Strauss-Kahn has been losing large amounts of... Read more
19h
The New Zealand Herald
Russia selling - but who is buying?Putin sell-off likely to be a flop, writes Ben Wright Souvenir matryoshka doll
Russia selling - but who is buying?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
Putin sell-off likely to be a flop, writes Ben Wright Souvenir matryoshka dolls are likely to be a more popular seller than Russian state companies. Photo / Bloomberg Investment bankers are tearing their hair out. There have been plenty of fallow... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Oil market spiral threatens to prick global debt bubble, warns BISSpeaking at the London School of Economics, Mr Caruana said the sheer scale of
Oil market spiral threatens to prick global debt bubble, warns BIS
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
Speaking at the London School of Economics, Mr Caruana said the sheer scale of leverage in the oil and gas industry is amplifying the downturn since companies are attempting to eke out extra production to stay afloat. The risk spreads on high-yield... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Pussy Riot is back, and taking on corruption this time“I RUN the war on corruption here, or to be precise, I run the corruption here,
Pussy Riot is back, and taking on corruption this time
Namibia Economist / Posted yesterday
“I RUN the war on corruption here, or to be precise, I run the corruption here,” raps Nadya Tolokonnikova, one of the leaders of the art-punk protest collective Pussy Riot, in a new song aimed at Russia’s prosecutor-general, Yuri Chaika. In a video... Read more
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CNBC
These are early signs of capitulation for oilLee said the range for WTI could be between the $26 low and the mid to upper $3
These are early signs of capitulation for oil
CNBC / Posted yesterday
Lee said the range for WTI could be between the $26 low and the mid to upper $30s per barrel. By the second half of the year, oil could then start to turn higher, depending on the amount of production cut from the U.S. That will also be determined by... Read more
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The Atlantic
Putin’s Willing ExecutionerHe’s like a cartoon villain, except that he’s real. He can be pretty amusing,
Putin’s Willing Executioner
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
He’s like a cartoon villain, except that he’s real. He can be pretty amusing, except when he’s terrifying. He’s a bit of a clown and more than a bit childish, but he's also one of the most powerful men in Russia. It's pretty much impossible to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Russia plans garage sale to pay the billsLike a college student trying to pay the rent, Russia is lining up a fire sale
Russia plans garage sale to pay the bills
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Like a college student trying to pay the rent, Russia is lining up a fire sale of state-owned assets to plug holes in its federal budget. This week, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the list of companies to be sold was not yet finalized but... Read more
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EuroNews
Russian recession set to deepen says central bankRussia’s economy is set to dip deeper into recession according to the latest ce
Russian recession set to deepen says central bank
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
Russia’s economy is set to dip deeper into recession according to the latest central bank forecasts. With substantially lower oil prices slashing state revenues, the central bank said the economy could shrink by about 1.0 percent in the first three... Read more
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Balita
Venezuelan, Russian oil officials discuss oil price stabilization February 3, 2016 12:15 pm CARACAS, Feb. 3 — Venezuelan Oil and Mining Minist
Venezuelan, Russian oil officials discuss oil price stabilization
Balita / Posted 2 days ago
February 3, 2016 12:15 pm CARACAS, Feb. 3 — Venezuelan Oil and Mining Minister Eulogio Del Pino on Tuesday met with Igor Sechin, head of Russia's state oil firm Rosneft, to discuss... Read more
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The Age
Six oil producers to hold emergency meeting, says Iranian news serviceIn New York on Wednesday, US crude closed with one its biggest gains in five mo
Six oil producers to hold emergency meeting, says Iranian news service
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
In New York on Wednesday, US crude closed with one its biggest gains in five months, rising $US2.40, or 8 per cent, to $US32.28. Photo: George Osodi Six oil-producing countries have agreed on an emergency meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC member... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Six oil producers to hold emergency meeting, says Iranian news serviceIn New York on Wednesday, US crude closed with one its biggest gains in five mo
Six oil producers to hold emergency meeting, says Iranian news service
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
In New York on Wednesday, US crude closed with one its biggest gains in five months, rising $US2.40, or 8 per cent, to $US32.28. Photo: George Osodi Six oil-producing countries have agreed on an emergency meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC member... Read more
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Canberra Times
Six oil producers to hold emergency meeting, says Iranian news serviceIn New York on Wednesday, US crude closed with one its biggest gains in five mo
Six oil producers to hold emergency meeting, says Iranian news service
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
In New York on Wednesday, US crude closed with one its biggest gains in five months, rising $US2.40, or 8 per cent, to $US32.28. Photo: George Osodi Six oil-producing countries have agreed on an emergency meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC member... Read more
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Japan Today
Oil producers struggle to plug budget holes torn by price collapse ‹ Japan TodayOil producing countries are scrambling to fill gaping holes in their budgets to
Oil producers struggle to plug budget holes torn by price collapse ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
Oil producing countries are scrambling to fill gaping holes in their budgets torn by crashing petroleum prices, with some turning to international lenders for help and others slashing spending. Austerity measures, loan negotiations and state asset... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ruias in talks with Aramco, NIOC for refinery stake saleTalks began last month between Saudi Arabian Oil Co and the conglomerate about
Ruias in talks with Aramco, NIOC for refinery stake sale
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
Talks began last month between Saudi Arabian Oil Co and the conglomerate about a stake in Essar OilTalks began last month between Saudi Arabian Oil Co and the conglomerate about a stake in Essar... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Rosneft, Bashneft, Alrosa in First Wave of Russian Privatization � MinisterTwo oil firms — Rosneft and Bashneft — and diamond producer Alrosa are among th
Rosneft, Bashneft, Alrosa in First Wave of Russian Privatization � Minister
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
Two oil firms — Rosneft and Bashneft — and diamond producer Alrosa are among the most likely candidates for privatization this year, Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said Wednesday. Officials have touted a major sale of state companies... Read more
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Market Watch
How Russia’s ‘verbal intervention’ triggered an oil market reboundOil prices rallied last week on hopes of a coordinated cut in production, but t
How Russia’s ‘verbal intervention’ triggered an oil market rebound
Market Watch / Posted 3 days ago
Oil prices rallied last week on hopes of a coordinated cut in production, but that rebound now looks like a false dawn inspired by “verbal intervention” by Russia and other major oil producers, analysts said. The cut, according to reports, would... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Oil producers struggle to plug budget holes torn by price collapsePARIS - Oil producing countries are scrambling to fill gaping holes in their bu
Oil producers struggle to plug budget holes torn by price collapse
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
PARIS - Oil producing countries are scrambling to fill gaping holes in their budgets torn by crashing petroleum prices, with some turning to international lenders for help and others slashing spending. Austerity measures, loan negotiations and state... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Privatisations? Who do you think you are kidding Mr Putin?But helpful equanimity has been conspicuous by its absence so far this year. Ma
Privatisations? Who do you think you are kidding Mr Putin?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
But helpful equanimity has been conspicuous by its absence so far this year. Markets have either been falling aggressively or rallying hard. It is against this backdrop that Vladimir Putin has summoned the heads of a number of Russian state-owned... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russian oligarchs most likely buyers in Putin's new privatization planMOSCOW: Russian oligarchs are the most likely potential buyers of the stakes in
Russian oligarchs most likely buyers in Putin's new privatization plan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
MOSCOW: Russian oligarchs are the most likely potential buyers of the stakes in some of the country's largest companies that President Vladimir Putin wants to sell. The Kremlin said on Tuesday foreign investors were welcome to participate in the... Read more
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Market Watch
How Russia’s ‘verbal intervention’ triggered an oil market reboundOil prices rallied last week on hopes of a coordinated cut in production, but t
How Russia’s ‘verbal intervention’ triggered an oil market rebound
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
Oil prices rallied last week on hopes of a coordinated cut in production, but that rebound now looks like a false dawn inspired by “verbal intervention” by Russia and other major oil producers, analysts said. The cut, according to reports, would... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
A new global oil deal could draw lessons from 1998LONDON: After a year of secret diplomacy and hushed-up private talks around the
A new global oil deal could draw lessons from 1998
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
LONDON: After a year of secret diplomacy and hushed-up private talks around the world, OPEC's mighty Saudi Arabia and rival Venezuela were persuaded to cut a deal by non-OPEC Mexico which overcame mutual acrimony and led to a much-needed rise in oil... Read more
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Reuters
A new global oil deal could draw lessons from 1998A worker checks the valve of an oil pipe at the Lukoil company owned Imilorskoy
A new global oil deal could draw lessons from 1998
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
A worker checks the valve of an oil pipe at the Lukoil company owned Imilorskoye oil field outside the West Siberian city of Kogalym, Russia, in this January 25, 2016 file photo. LONDON After a year of secret diplomacy and hushed-up private talks... Read more
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Zawya
A new global oil deal could draw lessons from 1998Oil & GasA new global oil deal could draw lessons from 1998 In This Article * Secret t
A new global oil deal could draw lessons from 1998Oil & Gas
Zawya / Posted 4 days ago
A new global oil deal could draw lessons from 1998 In This Article * Secret talks led by Mexico pulled off tricky deal in 1998 * Moscow and Riyadh mistrust big obstacles now * Proxy wars in Middle East complicate picture * But steep revenue... Read more
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Swissinfo
VTB Capital Hires Ex-UBS Banker Convicted for Rigging Bond Bids(Bloomberg) -- VTB Capital Plc, the investment banking unit of Russia’s second-
VTB Capital Hires Ex-UBS Banker Convicted for Rigging Bond Bids
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- VTB Capital Plc, the investment banking unit of Russia’s second-biggest lender, hired Peter Ghavami, an ex- UBS Group AG banker who was convicted in the U.S. for rigging municipal bond investment deals. Ghavami, who is based in... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
GE expands strategic partnerships in RussiaOffshore staff The companies will continue joint work on artificial lift techn
GE expands strategic partnerships in Russia
Offshore Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
Offshore staff The companies will continue joint work on artificial lift technology, with deliveries of GE electric submersible pumps already under way to Rosneft and its subsidiaries for testing and evaluation. Rosneft and GE will proceed with... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Putin Says No Privatization at Knockdown PricesPresident Vladimir Putin on Monday threw cold water on proposals to quickly sel
Putin Says No Privatization at Knockdown Prices
The Moscow Times / Posted 5 days ago
President Vladimir Putin on Monday threw cold water on proposals to quickly sell stakes in state companies to fill holes in Russia's budget. "There should be no sale of shares cheaply, at giveaway prices. This won't bring particular benefit to the... Read more
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SecondsOut.com
Kovalev Vs Pascal Final Quotes And PicsSergey Kovalev, WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion "I want to t
Kovalev Vs Pascal Final Quotes And Pics
SecondsOut.com / Posted 7 days ago
Sergey Kovalev, WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion "I want to thank you. I am really excited to be here in Canada and repeat this fight again. I am really happy. I am happy to fight Saturday and show you quality boxing. I have nothing... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
It's starting to look like Russia will have the biggest impact on oil prices this year (USO, OIL)The global oil situation continues to drag on. And in this environment, Russia
It's starting to look like Russia will have the biggest impact on oil prices this year (USO, OIL)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
The global oil situation continues to drag on. And in this environment, Russia increasingly looks like "the single biggest swing factor for oil prices in 2016," according to RBC Capital Markets' global head of commodity strategy Helima Croft. Last... Read more
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Connecticut Post
It's starting to look like Russia will have the biggest impact on oil prices this year (USO, OIL)The global oil situation continues to drag on. And in this environment, Russia
It's starting to look like Russia will have the biggest impact on oil prices this year (USO, OIL)
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
The global oil situation continues to drag on. And in this environment, Russia increasingly looks like "the single biggest swing factor for oil prices in 2016," according to RBC Capital Markets' global head of commodity strategy Helima Croft. Last... Read more
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Business Insider
It's starting to look like Russia will have the biggest impact on oil prices this yearThe global oil situation continues to drag on. And in this environment, Russia
It's starting to look like Russia will have the biggest impact on oil prices this year
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
The global oil situation continues to drag on. And in this environment, Russia increasingly looks like "the single biggest swing factor for oil prices in 2016," according to RBC Capital Markets' global head of commodity strategy Helima Croft. Last... Read more
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Business Insider
Russia's biggest oil company called the market 'idiotic'Speaking to the Financial Times, Mikhail Leontyev, a spokesman for the state-ow
Russia's biggest oil company called the market 'idiotic'
Business Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Speaking to the Financial Times, Mikhail Leontyev, a spokesman for the state-owned Rosneft, didn't exactly hold back in his comments, saying (emphasis ours): "Everything is possible in theory. It was possible a year ago, a month ago. Nothing new has... Read more
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Times of Malta
Putin ally absent as Russia considers joint action with OpecWhen Russian officials this week discussed the merits of jointly cutting oil ou
Putin ally absent as Russia considers joint action with Opec
Times of Malta / Posted 8 days ago
When Russian officials this week discussed the merits of jointly cutting oil output with Opec to push up prices, one man – President Vladimir Putin’s ally Igor Sechin – was conspicuous by his absence. The no-show by the chief executive of Russia’s... Read more
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Reuters
Putin ally absent as Russia considers joint action with OPECA general view of the OPEC building and logo in Vienna , November 7, 2013. LON
Putin ally absent as Russia considers joint action with OPEC
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
A general view of the OPEC building and logo in Vienna , November 7, 2013. LONDON/MOSCOW When Russian officials this week discussed the merits of jointly cutting oil output with OPEC to push up prices, one man -- President Vladimir Putin's ally Igor... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Putin ally absent as Russia considers joint action with OPECLONDON/MOSCOW: When Russian officials this week discussed the merits of jointly
Putin ally absent as Russia considers joint action with OPEC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
LONDON/MOSCOW: When Russian officials this week discussed the merits of jointly cutting oil output with OPEC to push up prices, one man - President Vladimir Putin's ally Igor Sechin - was conspicuous in his absence. The no-show by the chief... Read more
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Philboxing
Kovalev-Pascal II Press Conference QuotesJean Pascal, Former Light Heavyweight World Champion"Saturday night I am not ju
Kovalev-Pascal II Press Conference Quotes
Philboxing / Posted 9 days ago
Jean Pascal, Former Light Heavyweight World Champion"Saturday night I am not just a boxer, I am a promoter. I have my boxer Joel Diaz on the card. He is my boxer. He is a rising star. Right now we have a chance to have this young lion in our... Read more
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Herald Sun
Vladimir Putin’s secret fortuneVLADIMIR Putin again made the news around the world for his alleged involvement
Vladimir Putin’s secret fortune
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
VLADIMIR Putin again made the news around the world for his alleged involvement in the assassination of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko. Putin has been regularly accused of corruption on an astonishing scale, and that’s especially frightening... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Russia pipeline chief says let's talk to OPEC about outputMOSCOW: Russian officials have decided they should talk to Saudi Arabia and oth
Russia pipeline chief says let's talk to OPEC about output
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
MOSCOW: Russian officials have decided they should talk to Saudi Arabia and other OPEC countries about output cuts to bolster oil prices, the head of Russia's pipeline monopoly said on Wednesday, remarks that spurred a sharp rise in prices. Oil... Read more
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Perth Now
Vladimir Putin’s secret fortuneVLADIMIR Putin again made the news around the world for his alleged involvement
Vladimir Putin’s secret fortune
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
VLADIMIR Putin again made the news around the world for his alleged involvement in the assassination of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko. Putin has been regularly accused of corruption on an astonishing scale, and that’s especially frightening... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Vladimir Putin’s secret fortuneVLADIMIR Putin again made the news around the world for his alleged involvement
Vladimir Putin’s secret fortune
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
VLADIMIR Putin again made the news around the world for his alleged involvement in the assassination of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko. Putin has been regularly accused of corruption on an astonishing scale, and that’s especially frightening... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Vladimir Putin’s secret fortuneVLADIMIR Putin again made the news around the world for his alleged involvement
Vladimir Putin’s secret fortune
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
VLADIMIR Putin again made the news around the world for his alleged involvement in the assassination of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko. Putin has been regularly accused of corruption on an astonishing scale, and that’s especially frightening... Read more
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Zero Hedge
60 Reasons Why Oil Investors Should Hang OnSubmitted by Dan Doyle via OilPrice.com, Inventories will continue to rise, bu
60 Reasons Why Oil Investors Should Hang On
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 days ago
Submitted by Dan Doyle via OilPrice.com, Inventories will continue to rise, but the momentum is slowing. The following are some observations as to how we got here and how we’re gonna get out. 9 reasons why oil has taken so long to bottom: 1. OPEC... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Oil wealth a blessing, energy dependence a curse for Russia's economyMOSCOW - Abundant oil and gas deposits have been a blessing for Russia, but the
Oil wealth a blessing, energy dependence a curse for Russia's economy
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 days ago
MOSCOW - Abundant oil and gas deposits have been a blessing for Russia, but they now feel like a curse as low prices propel the country into a deep economic crisis that shows no signs of abating. The government faces increasing pressure to react to... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Oil wealth a blessing, energy dependence a curse for Russia’s economy Published: 24 January 2016 11:47 AM The ruble fell to a record dollar low th
Oil wealth a blessing, energy dependence a curse for Russia’s economy
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 13 days ago
Published: 24 January 2016 11:47 AM The ruble fell to a record dollar low this past week as global crude prices slumped to 12-year lows, highlighting at once Russia's... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Litvinenko report show how Britain is still turning a blind eye to murderMI6 would have been alarmed, too: Mr Litvenenko was on a modest monthly stipend
The Litvinenko report show how Britain is still turning a blind eye to murder
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
MI6 would have been alarmed, too: Mr Litvenenko was on a modest monthly stipend in return for sharing his expertise into the overlap between high-level corruption and organised crime. From its Vauxhall Cross headquarters, the spy agency was mounting... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Facing Oil Price Plunge, Russia Considers Fire Sale of State CompaniesRussian officials are touting a new wave of privatization to fill the hole in t
Facing Oil Price Plunge, Russia Considers Fire Sale of State Companies
The Moscow Times / Posted 15 days ago
Russian officials are touting a new wave of privatization to fill the hole in the government's finances caused by the slumping oil price. With the cost of crude falling toward $30 per barrel early in the year, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Russia seeks Rosneft stake sale to ease budget woes: ministerMOSCOW - The Russian government is looking to privatise a 19.5 percent stake in
Russia seeks Rosneft stake sale to ease budget woes: minister
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
MOSCOW - The Russian government is looking to privatise a 19.5 percent stake in state oil giant Rosneft to ease a budget crunch as oil prices slide, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Saturday. The Kremlin might sell a 19.5 percent stake in state... Read more
22d
Market Watch
BP, Rosneft to dissolve German joint ventureLONDON--Oil and gas firms Rosneft (ROSN) and (BP.LN) have Friday agreed to diss
BP, Rosneft to dissolve German joint venture
Market Watch / Posted 22 days ago
LONDON--Oil and gas firms Rosneft (ROSN) and (BP.LN) have Friday agreed to dissolve their refining joint venture Ruhr Oel GmbH (ROG) as they move toward completion of the restructuring of their German refining and petrochemical venture. The... Read more
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Canberra Times
Glimmers of hope for oil as Russia poised to slash outputThe first glimmers of hope are emerging for the battered oil market after Russi
Glimmers of hope for oil as Russia poised to slash output
Canberra Times / Posted 22 days ago
The first glimmers of hope are emerging for the battered oil market after Russia signalled a sharp fall in exports this year, a move that may offset the long-feared surge of supply from Iran. The oil-pipeline monopoly Transneft said Russian... Read more
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Business Insider
The $1.5 trillion Saudi oil IPO isn't about money, it's about politicsHe indicated that a decision on the IPO and its details (e.g., what share, what
The $1.5 trillion Saudi oil IPO isn't about money, it's about politics
Business Insider / Posted 22 days ago
He indicated that a decision on the IPO and its details (e.g., what share, what price, what assets) would be forthcoming within a few months. Observers have focused on the financial value of Saudi Aramco—~$1.5 trillion at the low end of the spectrum... Read more
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