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Russia's gold rush continues, with reserves at all-time high

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has been increasing its holdings of gold every month since March 2015. The country is currently the sixth-largest gold owner after the United States, Germany, Italy, France and China. According to the CBR, gold reserves spiked to $ 455.2 billion between March 2 and 9 hitting a historic high not seen since September 2014. ...

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Spain wants in on Russia's high-speed railway project

The ambitious Moscow-Kazan high-speed railway project has attracted interest from Madrid, according to the Russian Ministry of Transport. The track is a joint project between Russia and China. “State Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Residential Housing of Spain Julio Gomez-Pomar informed Russian Deputy Minister of Transport Alan Lushnikov about Spain’s interest in participating in the Moscow-Kazan project,” the ministry said. Read ...

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UK blocks Russia's draft UN Security Council statement on Skripal poisoning case

Published time: 15 Mar, 2018 03:49 Edited time: 15 Mar, 2018 03:54 The UK has blocked a UN Security Council statement drafted by Russia, which called for an “urgent and civilized” investigation into the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal in Salisbury. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Russia's isolation is not in anyone's interests – Tillerson

Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave his farewell address at the State Department Tuesday having been unceremoniously fired from the Trump administration. In his remarks, he spoke of the need for detente with Russia. Tillerson highlighted what he believed were successes under his leadership at the department, such as the “maximum pressure” policy to force the North Korean leadership ...

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China to become co-owner of Russia's biggest oil company

Chinese state-controlled Huarong Asset Management has bought a 36.2 percent stake in the unit of CEFC China Energy through which CEFC is acquiring a $ 9.1 billion stake in Russian oil giant Rosneft. Read more According to CEFC filings seen by Reuters, Huarong has bought the stake in CEFC in two tranches, one in December and one in February. Huarong ...

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Key to Russia's greatness is strong economy & innovation – Putin

President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia will retain the status of a great power, including in the defense industry, if innovation becomes the main driver of development. Read more “We need to make sure that the innovative component of Russia’s development is the main driver of the country’s development. If we achieve this… then, without a doubt, Russia will ...

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Putin wants Russia's economy growing faster than global average

The growth rates of the Russian economy should exceed global figures, which is the basic condition for a breakthrough, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in his address to the Federal Assembly. Read more “Increasing the country’s economic potential is the main source of additional resources. For this we need an economy with growth rates exceeding the global level,” he said. ...

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Watch first commercial LNG tanker cross Russia's Arctic route without icebreaker escort (TIMELAPSE)

The liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier ‘Eduard Toll’ has become the first commercial ship to travel the Arctic’s northern sea route in winter. The 300-meter-long vessel set out from South Korea in December for Sabetta terminal in northern Russia, cutting through 1.8-meter-thick ice. The tanker, which is owned by Teekay shipping company, completed the route last month, delivering an LNG ...

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Russia's top bank reports record capital inflow before US published ‘Kremlin List’

January saw an unusually high capital influx into Russia, according to Sberbank Private Banking. The money was transferred from European banks just before the US Treasury unveiled its blacklist of Russian billionaires. The amount of capital to Sberbank’s corporate and investment branch tripled over the same period during the previous year, according to the head of the department, Evgenya Tyurikova. ...

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Intl Paralympic Committee maintains suspension of Russia's membership (WATCH LIVE)

The International Paralympic Committee has made its final decision to keep Russia’s suspension in force. Russian Paralympic athletes will compete as neutrals during the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. The Russian Paralympic Committee remains suspended, the international body ruled on Monday. The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) only allowed athletes who “meet strict conditions” to compete in five sports under ...

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