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Russia`s RT America registers as `foreign agent` in U.S.

Russia`s RT America registers as `foreign agent` in U.S.

Published 13/11/2017

The Kremlin-backed television station RT America registered Monday with the U.S. Department of Justice as a "foreign agent" in the United States, the outlet's editor in chief said and the Department of Justice confirmed later in the day. [more…]

Russia, bracing for U.S. sanctions, to woo Chinese investors for its bonds

Russia, bracing for U.S. sanctions, to woo Chinese investors for its bonds

Published 10/11/2017

Russia plans to hold a non-deal road show in China soon to pitch its OFZ treasury bonds denominated in yuan to Chinese investors, as a safeguard against new U.S. sanctions causing other foreign investors to exit the bonds, a Russian deputy finance minister said. [more…]

Russian skiers` doping ban is political, national federation says

Russian skiers` doping ban is political, national federation says

Published 10/11/2017

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Putin-Trump meeting not yet planned for Asia summit: Kremlin

Putin-Trump meeting not yet planned for Asia summit: Kremlin

Published 23/10/2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin's diary does not at the moment feature a bilateral meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump at an APEC summit in Vietnam next month, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday. [more…]

Kaspersky Lab says it will submit software for independent review

Kaspersky Lab says it will submit software for independent review

Published 23/10/2017

Kaspersky Lab will ask independent parties to conduct security reviews of its widely used anti-virus software to help dispel allegations that the Russian government uses the products to conduct espionage, the Moscow-based company said on Monday. [more…]

Mercedes-Benz recalls 14,842 Sprinter cars in Russia: standards agency

Mercedes-Benz recalls 14,842 Sprinter cars in Russia: standards agency

Published 13/10/2017

Russia's technical safety watchdog Rosstandart said on Friday it had been informed about the recall of 14,842 Mercedes-Benz (DAIGn.DE) Sprinter Classic 909 cars sold between March 2014 and December 2016, due to a combination of technical faults. [more…]

Iran parliament speaker: nuclear deal will collapse if U.S. quits – agencies

Iran parliament speaker: nuclear deal will collapse if U.S. quits – agencies

Published 13/10/2017

If the United States leaves the Iran nuclear deal, this will be the end of this international agreement, the TASS news agency cited Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani as saying on Friday. [more…]

Putin complains Russian media abroad face unacceptable pressure

Putin complains Russian media abroad face unacceptable pressure

Published 29/09/2017

President Vladimir Putin told a meeting of Russia's Security Council on Friday that Russian media outlets working abroad were facing growing and unacceptable pressure, Dmitry Peskov, his spokesman, said. [more…]

Russia accuses CNN International of violating Russian media law

Russia accuses CNN International of violating Russian media law

Published 29/09/2017

Russia's communications regulator on Friday accused U.S. TV channel CNN International of violating Russian media law and said it had summoned the broadcaster's representatives in connection with the matter. [more…]

Russian suspect detained after arson attacks against last tsar film

Russian suspect detained after arson attacks against last tsar film

Published 23/09/2017

A Russian court ordered the detention of a man on Saturday on suspicion of trying to intimidate cinemas into not showing a new film about the country's last tsar, Russia's news agencies said. [more…]