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Sberbank sets Russia's record in dividends

The supervisory board of Russia’s biggest lender Sberbank has recommended paying 361.4 billion rubles ($5.62 billion)   in dividends for 2018, CEO German Gref said. The dividend payment will account …

 Varvara Karaulova granted parole

The Vologda City Court has satisfied a motion to grant parole to Varvara Karaulova (aka Alexandra Ivanova) convicted for an attempt to join the ISIS terror group (outlawed in Russia). "The petition for …

Emomali Rakhmon arrives in Moscow

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon arrived in Moscow on a two-day official visit. He was met at the Vnukovo-2 airport by State Secretary -  Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory …

Russia's State Duma finally adopts Runet security bill

Russia's State Duma adopted a bill ensuring security and availability of Russian Internet (Runet) in case of its isolation from the global network today in a final third reading. The document has been drafted taking into account …

New flight to link Moscow and Kokshetau in May

A new flight en route Moscow-Kokshetau-Moscow will start flying since this mid-May, Deputy Governor of Akmola region Marat Igaliyev said. IrAero air carrier of Irkutsk will fly once a week on Sundays for a while. Lately …

Nord Stream 2 AG about new route of Nord Stream 2

The length of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline route in Danish waters under the third construction permit application in Denmark exceeds the original route by 25 kilometers, the operator of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline construction project, Nord …

Russia refuses to place Eurobonds

Russia's Finance Ministry sees no particular need to issue Eurobonds this year, Deputy Russian Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said. The Finance Ministry plans to focus on the domestic debt market, he noted, describing …

Russia raises crude export duty by $7.2 on May 1

Russia's crude export duty will be increased by $7.2 to $106.6 per ton from May 1, 2019, according to the Russian Finance Ministry's website. From March 15 to April 14, the average price of Urals petroleum mix was …

Russia ready to pay fee to Council of Europe

Russia is ready to return a debt of 60 million euro to the Council of Europe, which has been accumulated over two years of non-payment, a diplomatic source familiar with the situation said. Earlier, chairman of the Russian Federation …