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Russia and the global economy

Russian sanctions ‘de facto against European business’ – Alstom chief
Russia has become a strategic market for thousands of European companies, and sanctions put EU business at risk, Philippe Pegorier, President of Alstom Russia , told RT at a Sochi Investment Forum.

22.09.2014 13:52

Na zdorovye, Pabst! Russian brewing company buys iconic American beer label
Almost in the same All-American league as baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet, Pabst Blue Ribbon beer will now be in the hands of a Russian brewer.

20.09.2014 12:16

PM Medvedev authorizes import duties on Ukrainian products
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree allowing Russia to cancel duty-free trade of Ukrainian food products and manufactured goods if Kiev enters the EU trade zone before 2016.

19.09.2014 10:04

Ukraine turmoil to hit emerging economies as Russia braces for setback - EBRD
Ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, which have reverberated across the globe, will particularly impact economies of the EBRD region, with a modest recovery predicted in 2015 following a sharp contraction this year.

18.09.2014 13:37

New Canadian sanctions ‘unacceptable’ - Moscow
Canada has expanded its sanctions against Russia to include the country’s largest lender Sberbank, and five other companies, as well as five individuals. Russia plans to retaliate against the measures.

17.09.2014 08:34

Finland to continue with Rosatom nuclear project, despite sanctions - Prime Minister
Finland will not drop its plans to construct a nuclear power plant with Russia’s Rosatom. The project “will not shake Finland’s reputation” and “shouldn’t be mixed with politics,” Prime Minister Alexander Strubb told Radio Suomi.

15.09.2014 11:36

Sanctions against Russia could spur $150 oil – Former BP chief
Western sanctions against Russia, coupled with ongoing political instability in Libya and the advance of ISIS militants in Iraq, could leave the global oil supply exposed and push up oil prices to $150 per barrel, former BP chief Tony Hayward has warned.

15.09.2014 08:06

US extends Russia sanctions, targets biggest lender Sberbank & gas giant Gazprom
The US has introduced new sanctions against Russia’s biggest lenders – Sberbank, Gazprombank and Rosselkhozbank – and added some of the country’s state-owned technology firms and five energy companies, the Treasury said on Friday.

12.09.2014 14:03

Finance, energy & defense sectors: EU and US set to impose new Russia sanctions
Barack Obama says he is joining the EU initiative to impose a new round of sanctions on Russia. Both Washington and Brussels say the sanctions will target finance, energy and defense sectors – yet can be revoked if the situation in Ukraine improves.

11.09.2014 13:14

Ukraine’s President signs law allowing sanctions against Russia
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law allowing future sanctions against Russia, which could include a ban on the transit of Russian gas, and sanctions against Russian banks, according to the website of the upper parliament.

10.09.2014 07:36

Rosneft may get $40bn ‘get out of debt free’ check from Kremlin
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said the state-owned oil giant Rosneft could receive more than $40 billion in financial aid from the Russian government.

08.09.2014 09:43

​European businesses call for no more sanctions
The Association of European Businesses has urged the governments of the European Union and Russia to protect foreign investors from any “further retaliatory measures.”

04.09.2014 14:29

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