Russia

Russian court orders Baring Vostok founder to be held for 72 hours

Russian court orders Baring Vostok founder to be held for 72 hours

Published 15/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Friday ordered Baring Vostok’s founder Michael Calvey to be kept in custody for 72 hours following his detention [more…]

Russia’s MTS to decide if its U.S. listing is in best interest of…

Russia’s MTS to decide if its U.S. listing is in best interest of…

Published 08/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s mobile phone operator MTS said on Friday it will evaluate whether its listing in the United States is in the best [more…]

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

Published 08/02/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New European Union rules to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline won the backing of the bloc’s capitals on Friday, a move [more…]

Merkel confirms EU deal on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Merkel confirms EU deal on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - European Union countries have reached an agreement on how to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday, [more…]

Acting U.S. Attorney Gen Whitaker to testify before House panel on…

Acting U.S. Attorney Gen Whitaker to testify before House panel on…

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify on Friday, after he [more…]

Acting U.S. attorney general will testify before House panel

Acting U.S. attorney general will testify before House panel

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has agreed to testify on Friday before the House Judiciary Committee, the Justice Department said on [more…]

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Contradicting Trump, Merkel says Islamic State not defeated

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Islamic State is far from defeated, and instead is morphing into an asymmetrical warfare force after the militant group lost almost all [more…]

World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

Published 08/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday it would lift the ban on Russian Para athletes by March 15, but only [more…]

Senate committee to consider resolution against Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Senate committee to consider resolution against Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican and Democratic U.S. senators on Thursday unveiled a resolution calling for the cancellation of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline, [more…]

House panel pledges to work with acting AG on hearing-related concerns

House panel pledges to work with acting AG on hearing-related concerns

Published 08/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Thursday the panel was ready to work with acting Attorney General Matthew [more…]