Russia

Top Democrats say Trump may face impeachment, jail over hush money

Top Democrats say Trump may face impeachment, jail over hush money

Published 10/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump could face impeachment and jail time if hush money payments reported by his former lawyer are proven to [more…]

FBI investigated four Americans on Russia collusion suspicions: Comey

FBI investigated four Americans on Russia collusion suspicions: Comey

Published 09/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI launched investigations of four Americans in July 2016 into whether they helped Russia’s alleged efforts to interfere in the 2016 [more…]

Trump calls for end to Mueller probe despite Russian campaign bid…

Trump calls for end to Mueller probe despite Russian campaign bid…

Published 09/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday renewed his call to end a federal probe into Russian election meddling, describing the investigation as [more…]

U.S. prosecutors name Trump in hush payments, detail Russian contacts

U.S. prosecutors name Trump in hush payments, detail Russian contacts

Published 09/12/2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors said on Friday President Donald Trump directed his personal lawyer to make illegal hush payments to two women ahead [more…]

Gas-focused Qatar to exit OPEC in swipe at Saudi influence

Gas-focused Qatar to exit OPEC in swipe at Saudi influence

Published 03/12/2018

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar said it will quit OPEC to focus on gas in a swipe at Saudi Arabia, the de facto leader of the [more…]

Moscow Exchange launches dollar vs. yuan, yen vs. rouble trading

Moscow Exchange launches dollar vs. yuan, yen vs. rouble trading

Published 03/12/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Moscow Exchange (MOEX.MM) has launched five new currency trading options to boost liquidity on its currency market, the bourse said on [more…]

Germany to back Russian gas link despite Ukraine tensions

Germany to back Russian gas link despite Ukraine tensions

Published 03/12/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will not withdraw its political support for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline with Russia, its foreign minister said on Monday, [more…]

Russia launches first manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident

Russia launches first manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident

Published 03/12/2018

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - A Russian-made Soyuz rocket blasted a three-man crew into orbit on Monday, beginning the first manned voyage to the International [more…]

Athletics: IAAF to vote on Tuesday on whether to reinstate Russia

Athletics: IAAF to vote on Tuesday on whether to reinstate Russia

Published 03/12/2018

MONACO (Reuters) - Russia’s athletics federation will learn on Tuesday whether its ban for widespread doping, in place for the last three years, will be [more…]

Ex-FBI head Comey drops challenge to House panel subpoena

Ex-FBI head Comey drops challenge to House panel subpoena

Published 02/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey on Sunday withdrew his bid to quash a congressional subpoena compelling him to testify in secret about [more…]