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    Russian GDP growth up 2.3pc

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on February 05, 2019

    The Russian economy expanded more than expected in 2018 thanks to higher growth in construction, the state statistics service Rosstat said in its preliminary estimate...

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    Baby boy found alive after 35 hours under rubble after Russia blast

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    A baby boy has been found alive after 35 hours spent in freezing cold in the rubble of a Russian apartment block that partially collapsed...

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    Moscow is open for dialogue: Putin tells Trump

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 01:26am on December 31, 2018

    Russian president Vladimir Putin told his US counterpart Donald Trump in a New Year letter on Sunday that Moscow was ready for dialogue on a...

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    Russia’s 2018 inflation hits 4.2pc, above cenbank’s target

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:56am on December 31, 2018

    Russia’s consumer price index (CPI) rose slightly above the central bank target of 4 per cent in 2018, the statistics service’s preliminary data showed on...

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    Russian Finance Ministry may issue more Eurobonds in euros in 2019

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on December 26, 2018

    The Russian finance ministry is considering issuing Eurobonds in euros and possibly yuan in 2019 and the amount of the euro deal could be higher...

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    Putin hints he may marry again

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 11:48am on December 21, 2018

    Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he’d probably have to get married again, but did not say to whom. Putin, 66, who jealously protects...

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    Putin accuses US of raising risk of nuke war

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2018

    President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused the United States of raising the risk of nuclear war by threatening to spurn a key arms control treaty...

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    Ukraine introduces martial law citing threat of Russian invasion

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on November 28, 2018

    Ukraine on Monday imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country most vulnerable to an attack from Russia after president Petro Poroshenko...

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    Saudi, Russia bypassing OPEC agreed in Sept to lift oil output

    Reuters . Moscow/Dubai | Updated at 12:05am on October 04, 2018

    Russia and Saudi Arabia struck a private deal in September to raise oil output to cool rising prices and informed the United States before a...

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    Russia’s WC hero Akinfeev retires

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:00am on October 02, 2018

    Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev is retiring from international soccer after leading the national side as captain to this year’s World Cup quarter-finals on home soil....