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      State-owned Rosneft bids in Russian oil group ‘privatisation’

      In today’s Russia, privatisation can mean one state company buying another. So it is that state oil group Rosneft,...

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      A reformed Vladimir Putin is the model of economic sobriety

      President Vladimir Putin’s aggressive foreign policy has sparked a global backlash. Russia’s intervention in Ukraine...

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    1. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      Hyundai Motor profits drop for 10th straight quarter

      Hyundai Motor reported its tenth straight quarterly profit drop in the April-June period on waning demand for sedans...

    2. July 25, 2016

      A dangerous new phase in cyber aggression

      Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign was thrown into turmoil by the leak of emails documenting dirty tactics by the...

    3. July 25, 2016

      Putin would look favourably on President Trump

      Any suggestion that a US presidential candidate could be in cahoots with Moscow would, in previous eras, have spelt...

    4. July 25, 2016

      Democrats hacked: Russia trail sees Moscow accused of wider aims

      Russia’s intelligence agencies have made it their business to gather political dirt from inside the Washington beltway...

    5. beyondbrics

      July 25, 2016

      Russia is trying to put itself above the law

      One difference between the Cold War and today’s confrontation between Russia and the west can be found in the weapons...

    6. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Turkish lira, stocks and bonds continue to rebound

      The Turkish lira is climbing for the third straight session after hitting a record low last Wednesday, while Turkish...

    7. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Hong Kong (re)introduces closing auction mechanism

      A big welcome to the Hong Kong closing auction, launching today. This would seem a very small step for other markets...

    8. July 24, 2016

      Russia escapes blanket Olympic ban on athletes

      The Olympics governing body has decided against imposing a blanket ban on Russian athletes from competing in Rio de...

    9. July 22, 2016

      Moscow’s building boom belies recession

      As winter broke into spring, Moscow’s muddy slush was soon overtaken by another seasonal spectacle that many...

    10. July 22, 2016

      Cyber threats prompt Estonia to set up UK data centre

      Fearful of Russian cyber attack or invasion, the Baltic state of Estonia is planning to make a virtual copy of itself —...

    11. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      Scotland's Superglass bows to takeover bid

      Superglass, the UK’s largest independent glass wool maker, has recommended a £8.7m cash offer from an investment...

    12. The World

      July 21, 2016

      Trump's foreign policy - nine points from his NYT interview

      On the eve of his acceptance speech at the Republican convention, Donald Trump has rattled allies in Europe and Asia...

    13. July 21, 2016

      Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg rebuffs Trump on warning to alliance

      Nato’s top civilian issued a sharp rebuttal to Donald Trump on Thursday after the Republican presidential nominee...

    14. July 21, 2016

      Russia loses appeal against Olympic track and field ban

      Russia has lost its appeal against a ban on its athletics team from appearing at next month’s Olympic Games, paving the...

    15. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Ban on Russian track and field athletes upheld

      A bid to overturn a ban on Russian track and field athletes from competing in next month’s Olympic games in Rio de...

    16. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Volkswagen H1 results 'significantly higher' than forecast

      Volkswagen has said its results in the first half of the year were “significantly higher” than expected, despite the...

    17. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Rémy Cointreau Q1 sales match estimates

      Rémy Cointreau served up no surprises as the French spirits maker reported first quarter sales on Wednesday. Sales in...

    18. July 19, 2016

      Map: Key projects on the new Silk Road

      1) Moscow-Kazan high-speed railway 2) Khorgos-Aktau railway 3) Central Asia-China gas pipeline 4) Central Asia-China...

    19. July 19, 2016

      IOC explores ‘legal options’ to ban all Russian athletes from Rio

      The governing body of the Olympics is exploring “legal options” to ban all Russian athletes from competing in Rio de...

    20. July 19, 2016

      Ukraine fighting threatens to reignite full-scale conflict

      Ukraine’s top military commander promised an “adequate response” after seven Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 14...

    21. July 19, 2016

      Vladimir Putin’s message to the world: you are just as bad

      It’s possible the US is behind it all,” claimed the head of the Russian Duma Sports Committee as the World Anti-Doping...

    22. FT Data

      July 19, 2016

      Britain votes to replace Trident as the global nuclear arsenal declines

      Britain’s House of Commons has voted resoundingly in favour of renewing the country’s nuclear deterrent, the Trident...

    23. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      Torrential rain hits production at Petropavlovsk

      When it rains it pours. Petropavlovsk, the gold miner active in the Amur region in the far east of Russia, has warned...

    24. July 18, 2016

      World Anti-Doping Agency demands total Olympics ban for Russia

      The World Anti-Doping Agency has called for all Russian athletes to be banned from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro,...

    25. Fast FT

      July 18, 2016

      Russia operated 'state dictated' doping programme - report

      Russia operated a “state-dictated” doping programme at the Sochi winter Olympics in 2014, according to a report...

    26. Fast FT

      July 18, 2016

      Oil prices flat as Turkish unrest simmers down

      With events in Turkey having calmed somewhat following an abortive coup, oil prices are trading cautiously on Monday....

    27. July 16, 2016

      US and Russia target Syria ceasefire

      The US and Russia have agreed on “concrete steps” to resurrect a crumbled ceasefire in Syria, Moscow and Washington...

    28. Fast FT

      July 16, 2016

      What the turmoil in Turkey means for oil

      The turmoil in Turkey has implications for global oil markets, because of the country’s strategic position on energy...

    29. FT Alphaville

      July 13, 2016

      Festival of Finance: Podcasts Part Two

      The Eurodollar market: The backstory to the hot money in the system Exploring developments in the cross-border dollar...

    30. July 13, 2016

      It is too early to declare that Isis is on the run

      News that the US is sending 560 more troops to Iraq as part of the push to recapture the northern city of Mosul from...

    31. Fast FT

      July 12, 2016

      UK trade-show group boosted by sterling slide

      Finally, a glimmer of light for ITE Group, the Russia-focused exhibition and conference organiser whose profits have...

    32. July 11, 2016

      Russia sells 11 per cent stake in Alrosa

      Russia’s government has sold a 10.9 per cent stake in diamond miner Alrosa for Rbs52.2bn ($814m) as part of a...

    33. July 11, 2016

      Russia Coffee & Food, Harbin

      Where 57 Xitou Dao Jie Plug sockets/WiFi Yes Espresso Rmb28 ($3.44) Open 10am-midnight  Privacy 4/5 More than 1,200km...

    34. July 11, 2016

      Russian telecoms groups mount fight against anti-terror law

      A sweeping new Russian antiterrorism bill has raised fears among the country’s telecoms and internet companies that...

    35. Fast FT

      July 11, 2016

      Russia sells diamond stake to plug budget gap

      Russia’s government completed the sale of a stake in diamond miner Alrosa for Rbs52bn ($800m), the first in a planned...

    36. July 10, 2016

      Russia attacks Nato’s decision to strengthen defences in Poland

      Russia on Sunday blasted Nato’s decision to strengthen its defences against its eastern neighbour and warned that the...

    37. July 10, 2016

      Nato show of unity masks domestic divisions

      Nato leaders sat down for dinner in Warsaw’s presidential palace on Friday, capping a day of tough talks on Russia and...

    38. July 10, 2016

      Aeroflot says privatisation will not fly

      Aeroflot’s chief executive has warned against privatising the Russian airline, as it seeks to maintain vital domestic...

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