Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

Russia’s China pivot gains bond cheerleaders

By BLOOMBERG
MOSCOW • President Vladimir Putin’s (picture) hometown of St Petersburg is probing Chinese debt markets as it prepares to sell bonds ...

Russia claims fresh ‘proof’ Ukraine downed MH17

By AFP / Pic By TMR
Moscow • Russia’s Defence Ministry yesterday said it was releasing fresh information to back its claim that the missile that downed ...

Japan rejects Putin’s offer of peace treaty

VLADIVOSTOK • Japan rejected a surprise offer by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to conclude a peace treaty between the two ...

Alibaba inks Russian JV with Kremlin fund, Mail.ru

Asia’s most valuable firm signs an accord to establish AliExpress Russia, which the local investors will collectively control
MOSCOW • Alibaba Group ...

From Russia with love, Renault plots sporty SUV

By BLOOMBERG
PARIS • Renault SA is betting on a sustained recovery in Russia’s car demand, unveiling a sleek coupe-style SUV in Moscow that’ll be ...

Russia’s richest lose RM12.7b on tax plan

MOSCOW • Russia’s super-rich tycoons lost more than US$3 billion (RM12.29 billion) in one day after a top economic aide to the president proposed raising ...

France lift second World Cup after classic final

by REUTERS
MOSCOW – France won the World Cup for the second time in spectacular style on Sunday as a 4-2 victory over Croatia in one of the most ...

Russians cooling towards China?

The general public is not really aware of China’s support to Russia at the peak of hostilities with the West, namely in 2014-2015
By DMITRY KOSYREV / ...

England ends penalty curse to reach last eight

by REUTERS
England finally overcame nearly 30 years of penalty pain when they beat Colombia 4-3 in a shootout on Tuesday after drawing their World Cup ...

Belgium beats England to top spot with Januzaj strike

by REUTERS
It had been viewed as the game no-one wanted to win but Adnan Januzaj’s fine finish early in the second half gave Belgium a 1-0 victory over ...

The world CUP stadium on my street

Now, we all have to listen to a many-headed beast roaring in delight at least once a week
I’ve spent a better part of the World Football Cup not at ...

Markets turn down volumes when the World Cup starts

By BLOOMBERG
London • The World Cup kicks off in Russia today and investors should be warned that financial markets tend to act like any emotional ...