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    1. 21 hours ago

      Putin and politics loom over the Pope and the Patriarch

      As the heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches met on Friday for the first ever such meeting, their...

    2. February 12, 2016

      Syria plan prompts scepticism as Russia carves zone of control

      Even as world leaders hailed a breakthrough plan for an end to fighting in Syria on Friday, Western diplomats and...

    3. February 12, 2016

      Uber picks up $200m from Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman

      Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s LetterOne fund has invested $200m in Uber, the ride-hailing company, marking one...

    4. February 12, 2016

      ‘Kremlin’s banker’ Sergei Pugachev handed 2-year prison sentence

      Sergei Pugachev, the man once known as the Kremlin’s banker, has been given a two-year prison sentence by the UK’s High...

    5. February 12, 2016

      Oil surges as bearish bets are squeezed

      The US crude oil price was on course for the biggest one-day percentage gain since the financial crisis, as traders...

    6. Fast FT

      February 12, 2016

      Oil surges, but still poised for weekly loss

      Oil prices rose by more than $2 a barrel on Friday in volatile trading. Brent, the global benchmark, increased $2.49 a...

    7. The World

      February 12, 2016

      Russia's intentions and the Syrian ceasefire

      The situation in Syria is so horrific that it is tempting to grasp at any straw. The news that world powers have agreed...

    8. February 12, 2016

      The cultural relationship between Africa and the USSR

      In 1977, the French film-maker Jean Rouch flew to Mozambique with his Super 8 camera in order to make history....

    9. February 12, 2016

      Syria ceasefire: What does it mean?

      World powers, led by Russia and the United States, are aiming to implement a “cessation of hostilities” by the end of...

    10. February 12, 2016

      IP Week parties divide oil sector’s winners and losers 

      If you can check the pulse of an industry by the way it parties, then the winners and losers were easy to spot at...

    11. February 12, 2016

      Russian authorities close down Siberian Davos

      Nobody would have noticed had the group of analysts and civil rights advocates, meeting in a Siberian hotel, been left...

    12. February 12, 2016

      Syria’s opposition gives cautious welcome to ceasefire agreement

      Syria’s official opposition has welcomed plans for a nationwide “cessation of hostilities” within the week, but has...

    13. February 12, 2016

      Syria is merely one piece in Russia’s strategic jigsaw

      Russia’s air strikes in Syria threaten to cause Aleppo’s fall to Moscow-backed government forces and turn the tide of...

    14. Fast FT

      February 12, 2016

      Renault strikes optimistic note about growth in 2016

      Better than expected results from Renault are driving shares in the world’s fourth largest car maker higher on Friday,...

    15. February 12, 2016

      World powers agree path to Syria ceasefire

      World powers have agreed to implement a nationwide “cessation of hostilities” in Syria by the end of next week in an...

    16. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      Adidas 'in shape' as it raises sales guiance

      Sportswear giant Adidas is feeling pretty fit. Adidas has exceeded its sales targets for 2015 and has improved its...

    17. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      SocGen Q4 profits miss expectations but divi raised

      Société Générale has become the latest large European bank to miss expectations in the fourth quarter and warned that...

    18. The Exchange

      February 11, 2016

      Syria moves to new phase of confrontation

      The Syrian crisis is entering its next stage. The success of the government troops, supported by the Russian air force,...

    19. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      FirstFT - How your smart devices could spy on you

      Here’s a taste of today’s FirstFT email. You can sign up to receive it here. Death in Aleppo, victory in Russia, havoc...

    20. February 10, 2016

      Rosneft rejects case for oil output cuts

      The most powerful figure in Russia’s oil industry on Wednesday signalled his steadfast opposition to combining with...

    21. February 10, 2016

      Akzo Nobel paints sober picture in wake of market challenges

      Shares in Akzo Nobel plumbed a one-year low on Wednesday with the owner of the Dulux brand cautioning that the economic...

    22. February 10, 2016

      Death in Aleppo, victory in Russia, havoc in Europe

      We watched in disbelief as Aleppo’s citadel was ravaged by fire, the grand mosque’s minaret was blown off and the...

    23. February 10, 2016

      Carlsberg beats expectations on rising Asian sales

      Carlsberg made more profit last year in Asia than in eastern Europe for the first time as the Danish brewer seeks to...

    24. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      Rosneft adds 'robots' to list of oil crash culprits

      The head of Rosneft, the Kremlin-controlled oil company, has blamed ‘robot’ traders and producers in the Middle East...

    25. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      Akzo Nobel shares suffering as it paints sober outlook

      Shares in Akzo Nobel are taking a hit in early trading after the specialty chemicals group painted a sober outlook for...

    26. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      Carlsberg results trump expectations on rising Asia

      Carlsberg beat expectations in the fourth quarter, the Danish brewer and drinks company saying its Asian operations are...

    27. February 9, 2016

      Syria’s future lies in its neighbours’ hands

      The Syrian army’s success at Aleppo was something Russia had been waiting for since the start of its military...

    28. February 9, 2016

      Brussels seeks to compel EU states to share gas in crises

      Brussels will seek to compel EU countries to send gas supplies to stricken neighbours in times of emergency as part of...

    29. FT Data

      February 9, 2016

      Low oil prices are helping household demand for durable goods

      Low oil prices are bad news for oil producing countries like Russia and Saudi Arabia, as well as for oil companies and...

    30. February 8, 2016

      United Russia shores up defences as public mood darkens

      When Galina Karelova, a senior politician at United Russia, addressed grassroots officials at Russia’s ruling party’s...

    31. February 8, 2016

      ‘Kremlin’s banker’ faces UK jail sentence

      Sergei Pugachev, the man once known as the Kremlin’s banker, is facing a possible jail sentence after a High Court...

    32. beyondbrics

      February 8, 2016

      A chance for Putin

      In the spring of 1987, I flew to Moscow with a team of several dozen US officials to negotiate what would become the...

    33. Tech blog

      February 8, 2016

      #techFT - US military's big tech upgrade

      Salty Dog is the shape of things to come in US military technology, Facebook’s Free Basics has been banned in India,...

    34. Fast FT

      February 8, 2016

      India consolidates growth lead over China

      India has consolidated its lead as the world’s fastest growing large economy, with real gross domestic product rising...

    35. February 7, 2016

      US military: Robot wars

      When historians come to write about technological innovation in the first half of this century, they are likely to pay...

    36. February 7, 2016

      Russia plans first bond issuance since sanctions

      Russia is exploring international bond issuance for the first time since the war in Ukraine sparked sanctions from the...

    37. February 6, 2016

      EU governments call on Brussels to tackle China over steel

      A group of governments including the UK and Germany have urged the EU to step up its fight against cheap steel from...

    38. February 5, 2016

      Ban blames Russia for collapse of Syria talks

      Devastating Russian air raids in Syria last week caused the collapse of peace talks in Geneva, said UN...

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