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Russian agency offers fake restaurant reviews ahead of World Cup

Russian agency offers fake restaurant reviews ahead of World Cup

Published 21/05/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian marketing agency has offered to help restaurants in cities hosting the soccer World Cup use fake reviews to bump up [more…]

Group of soldiers joins anti-government protests in Armenia

Group of soldiers joins anti-government protests in Armenia

Published 23/04/2018

YEREVAN (Reuters) - A group of Armenian soldiers joined an illegal anti-government protest in the capital Yerevan on Monday, the Armenian Defense Ministry said, promising [more…]

Police in Armenia detain opposition leaders, protesters

Police in Armenia detain opposition leaders, protesters

Published 23/04/2018

YEREVAN (Reuters) - Police in Armenia detained three opposition leaders and nearly 200 protesters on Sunday, drawing a rebuke from the European Union after demonstrators [more…]

‘People will revolt’: workers say Russia must save sanctions-hit Rusal

‘People will revolt’: workers say Russia must save sanctions-hit Rusal

Published 23/04/2018

SAYANOGORSK, Russia (Reuters) - Workers at one of Russia’s biggest aluminum smelters say their Siberian town is doomed unless Moscow mitigates U.S. sanctions against aluminum [more…]

Russia says not yet served with U.S. Democrats’ lawsuit notice

Russia says not yet served with U.S. Democrats’ lawsuit notice

Published 21/04/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has not been officially notified about the U.S. Democratic Party’s lawsuit over the results of the 2016 presidential election in the [more…]

Russia’s Lavrov: God forbid any Libya style adventure in Syria

Russia’s Lavrov: God forbid any Libya style adventure in Syria

Published 13/04/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday he hoped that there would be no repeat of the experience of Libya and [more…]

Actions taken on Russian firms by market institutions after new…

Actions taken on Russian firms by market institutions after new…

Published 13/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Banks, index providers and dealing platforms are trying to distance themselves from a group of Russian companies targeted by the latest U.S [more…]

Russia’s Prokhorov sells 49 percent stake in Brooklyn Nets to…

Russia’s Prokhorov sells 49 percent stake in Brooklyn Nets to…

Published 13/04/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has sold a 49-percent stake in the Brooklyn Nets basketball team to Joe Tsai, the executive vice chairman [more…]

Putin to visit Ankara for talks with Turkey, Iran

Putin to visit Ankara for talks with Turkey, Iran

Published 02/04/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will make a two-day visit to Turkey from Tuesday where he will meet his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan [more…]

Russian billionaire Potanin buys 2 percent of Nornickel from…

Russian billionaire Potanin buys 2 percent of Nornickel from…

Published 15/03/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin’s Interros Holding said it had completed the purchase from businessman Roman Abramovich of a 2 percent stake in [more…]