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    1. July 28, 2015

      Litvinenko suspect says Moscow critic poisoned day before meeting

      A suspect in the murder of Alexander Litvinenko has said the Kremlin critic told him he had been poisoned the day...

    2. July 27, 2015

      Litvinenko murder suspect fails to appear before panel

      The head of the inquiry into the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko has said he suspects manipulation by...

    3. July 26, 2015

      Putin appeals to nationalist support as economy wobbles

      When Vladimir Putin took the stage on Sunday in Baltiysk, a town that is home to part of Russia’s Baltic Fleet, the...

    4. July 24, 2015

      Syriza’s covert plot during crisis talks to return to drachma

      Arresting the central bank’s governor. Emptying its vaults. Appealing to Moscow for help. These were the elements of a...

    5. July 24, 2015

      Snapshot: ‘Escape’ (2013), by Danila Tkachenko

      With his photoseries Escape, 25-year-old Danila Tkachenko became one of the youngest winners of a prestigious World...

    6. July 23, 2015

      Sergei Pugachev: ‘I personally brought Putin to power’

      It is a late May evening and Sergei Pugachev, the exiled Russian tycoon, is flicking through an old family photo album....

    7. July 23, 2015

      Explainer: Ukraine’s debt crisis

      Ukraine is in the midst of a financial crisis as it struggles to cope with the fallout from Crimea’s annexation by...

    8. July 22, 2015

      Russia joins inflation-linked bonds club

      Russia last week joined the club of emerging market nations that issue inflation-linked bonds, with a heavily...

    9. The World

      July 22, 2015

      Greece is more useful to Russia inside the EU than out

      We learned on Monday that Yuri Milner, the billionaire Russian entrepreneur, is to spend $100m of his own money over...

    10. July 21, 2015

      Russia sees big potential from Iran deal

      When the UN Security Council unanimously approved the Iran nuclear deal on Monday, Russia paid tribute with an...

    11. July 17, 2015

      Week in Review, July 18

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Probe widens into  Deutsche Bank’s...

    12. July 16, 2015

      Finnish officials reject nuclear plant investor

      Finland’s plan to build a nuclear power station with help from Russia has been thrown into doubt after officials in...

    13. FT Alphaville

      July 16, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Greece’s parliament on Thursday backed a slew of fresh austerity measures demanded by the country’s creditors, clearing...

    14. July 15, 2015

      Deutsche Bank Moscow probe spreads to UK

      The UK financial watchdog is in the early stages of an investigation into whether Deutsche Bank breached anti...

    15. FT Alphaville

      July 14, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, returned to Athens on Monday facing a rebellion within his own government...

    16. July 13, 2015

      NY regulator probes alleged Deutsche bribe attempt in Russia

      New York’s banking regulator has asked Deutsche Bank to provide details of a suspected bribe offered last December to a...

    17. July 10, 2015

      India and Pakistan join Shanghai Co-operation Organisation

      The Shanghai Co-operation Organisation has embarked on a big enlargement process that could transform the club that...

    18. July 8, 2015

      The ‘name game’ for Syria after Assad

      Here we go again. Talk of a Syrian regime collapse is back in vogue, whispers of this long-awaited demise are doing the...

    19. July 7, 2015

      Europe missing out on Russian rail deals, warns Vladimir Yakunin

      One of Russia’s most powerful businessmen has warned that European companies are missing out on long-term Russian...

    20. FT Alphaville

      July 7, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Athens will be given a final chance to present a new reform plan to eurozone leaders on Tuesday night, despite a...

    21. July 6, 2015

      EBRD in talks to buy minority stake in Ukraine bank

      Ukraine’s crisis-stricken banking system is set to receive a boost from the European Bank for Reconstruction and...

    22. The Exchange

      July 3, 2015

      How will Russia benefit from a Grexit?

      Vladimir Putin’s shadow seems to be chasing Europe. Suspicious commentators find it virtually everywhere, and the Greek...

    23. June 26, 2015

      Yevgeny Primakov, Kremlin politician, 1929-2015

      Over six decades Yevgeny Primakov, who has died aged 85, served every Moscow leader from Nikita Khrushchev to Vladimir...

    24. June 26, 2015

      Ludvík Vaculík, writer and dissident, 1926-2015

      On Thursday June 27 1968, three Czechoslovak newspapers and a literary weekly published “Two Thousand Words”, a...

    25. June 26, 2015

      Zurab Tsereteli: Artistic licence

      Zurab Tsereteli is in his element. Dressed in a three-piece peacock-blue suit, sitting at the head of a table almost...

    26. June 23, 2015

      Nato shifts strategy in Europe to deal with Russia threat

      The US is to store tanks and weapons across eastern Europe to deter Russia as US defence secretary Ashton Carter...

    27. June 21, 2015

      Washington fears losing Greece to Moscow

      Throughout the prolonged showdown between Greece and its creditors, the Obama administration has largely sat on the...

    28. June 21, 2015

      Senior Putin aide warns over Russia-US relations

      One of Vladimir Putin’s most senior officials has warned the US against a plan to store heavy weapons in eastern Europe...

    29. June 17, 2015

      Saudi defence minister to meet Vladimir Putin for talks on Syria

      Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s defence minister, is travelling to Russia this week as the oil-rich kingdom...

    30. June 17, 2015

      Russian mistakes and western misunderstandings

      After hearing the news of the outbreak of the 1848 Paris revolution, Nicolas I is said to have rushed to the palace to...

    31. June 15, 2015

      Litvinenko suspect claims special status at UK inquiry

      One of the two Russian suspects in the murder of Alexander Litvinenko will be allowed to give his own version of events...

    32. beyondbrics

      June 15, 2015

      China's "soft power" is the power of money

      A month ago, in the largest military parade held on Red Square since the days of Stalin, one foreign guest drew as much...

    33. June 15, 2015

      China’s Fosun and Thomas Cook in Chinese tourism venture

      Thomas Cook, the UK-based travel company, will launch a joint venture with the Chinese conglomerate Fosun International...

    34. June 14, 2015

      Sanctions new normal proves workable for business in Russia

      When executives from hundreds of Russian and foreign companies came together in St Petersburg a year ago for the...

    35. June 14, 2015

      UK pulls spies as Russia and China crack Snowden files

      China and Russia have decoded intelligence secrets contained in the cache of documents held by the whistleblower Edward...

    36. June 12, 2015

      Rem Koolhaas: architect of the new looks back

      Garage Centre in Moscow reopens The original mosaic that decorates a wall of the Garage, the newly opened arts complex...

    37. June 12, 2015

      ‘Landscapes of Communism’, by Owen Hatherley

      What is the authentic architecture of communism? Is it Lenin’s red-granite mausoleum sitting at the foot of the Kremlin...

    38. beyondbrics

      June 12, 2015

      Turkey risks losing the trust of its western partners

      Turkey’s recent initiatives within Nato are remarkable but, even so, may not be enough to secure the trust of its...

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