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Russian Village Struggles With Agricultural Economy

Russia’s Agricultural Sector Shows Impressive Growth

President Vladimir Putin has expressed confidence that the growth in the country's agricultural sector will be no less than 4% by the end of the year.

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Glencore And Qatar Pays $11 Billion In Rosneft Privatization Deal

Glencore And Qatar Pays $11 Billion In Rosneft Privatization Deal

Glencore and Qatar takes $11 billion stake in state-run oil producer Rosneft. Russian President Vladimir Putin personally announced the deal which is expected to close mid-December.

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Brent Improves After Russia Announces Output Deal

The Russian president expressed his support to OPEC. He announced that Russia is ready to join it. OPEC urged other non-members to give their commitments.

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PANAMA-ASSETS-REVELATIONS

‘Panama Papers’ Under Lens of The US Justice Department

The US Justice Department considers any credible allegation for violation of Federal Laws under its geographical territory very seriously. The department has been conducting its war against corruption through seizing assets related to illicit activities. Following leak of ‘Panama Papers’, it has been reviewing documents related to tax dodging through offshore accounts.

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Russian Businesses And Retail Stores In Cyprus

Cyprus-based RCB rules out unsecured loans

Cyprus-based lender RCB has denied reports of extending unsecured loans. Latest British media reports turned spotlight on alleged role of RCB in providing unsecured loans to people close to Vladimir Putin, President of Russia. Cyprus Central Bank said it was probing into the issue.

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President Vladimir Putin Visits USA House

Biggest Documents Leak in History Ties Vladimir Putin to $2 Billion Offshore Money Trail

The history’s biggest confidential documents leak revealed Russian elites, mostly Mr Putin’s inner circles, as clients of an offshore law firm in Panama. The offshore money trail connected to Mr Putin’s allies is worth $2 billion.

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BRICS/SCO Summits - Russia 2015

Russia's oil giant Rosneft promises to make investments amid weak oil prices

Rosneft, the Russia-based oil firm, has promised to make investments of roughly EUR 13 billion annually through 2018, which is an increase of 30% for the year 2016.

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Ebolla Vaccine Study In Liberia

Russia Created Vaccine For Ebola Virus Treatment: Vladimir Putin, Drawing Cynicism From Experts

The president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, announced that his country had found two vaccines to cure Ebola. However, the announcement has drawn some skepticism among experts who have previously developed other vaccines for Ebola.

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U.S. President Barack Obama

Obama to sign TPP deal with Philippines and Vietnam in APEC Summit

US President Barack Obama is heading for an Asian trip and is expected to join the APEC Summit in Manila to talk about the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit, which will be attended by all Asia-Pacific leaders will be the center of Obama's attention to deliver a speech and convince leaders to sign the agreement.

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U.S.-Japan relations

Rising China spoiling party between the US and Japan

Of late, Japan has been facing a different situation albeit rough weather in the international diplomacy. Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo didn't (couldn't) meet Barack Obama, the US President, this week at the 70th year founding celebrations of the United Nations (UN) held in New York. However, the list of dignitaries that Abe met included Vladimir Putin, Russian President, and Park Geun-hye, South Korea President. Abe participated in a number of meetings and met several important global leaders on the sidelines of the UN celebrations.

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Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin

Russia cracks down on foreign internet firms

Russia has come up with a new law that empowers the government to not only block websites but also orders them to share data of Russian citizens.

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Quartet of crises threatens Europe's core

Four great crises around Europe's fringes threaten to engulf the European Union, potentially setting the ambitious post-war unification project back by decades.

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin

Russia waits in wings as Greek debt crisis deepens

Russian President Vladimir Putin must be finding it hard to contain a wry smile as the European Union struggles with Greece's debt problems.

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Greece

Euro zone sets emergency summit on Greece as money flees

Euro zone leaders will hold an emergency summit on Monday to try to avert a Greek default after bank withdrawals accelerated and government revenue slumped as Athens and its international creditors remain deadlocked over a debt deal.

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Mistral-class helicopter carriers

Russia wants 1.163 billion euros from France for ending Mistral deal: source

Russia wants 1.163 billion euros ($1.32 billion) from France in compensation for cancelling a contract to deliver two Mistral helicopter carriers, a Russian source close to the negotiations said on Friday.

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