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Boris Mints to cede control over O1 as creditors start end game

#O1Properties is meeting its eurobond holders in London as a change of control looms.

U.S. Lawmakers Urge Sanctions Probe For Russian Billionaire

Two U.S. lawmakers have urged U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to consider hitting Vladimir #Yevtushenkov with sanctions and examine whether he has engaged in corruption.

Schlumberger takes another shot at Eurasia Drilling

The most likely scenario will involve #Schlumberger and Russian Direct Investment Fund with partners acquiring 49% and 16.1% respectively. In any event Russia government wants to retain some form of control over the #EurasiaDrilling.

Russia wades into global trade spat as deeper waters beckon

Moscow-based experts contemplate potential for Russia to grab America's piece of China market as Kremlin slaps duties on US goods following Trump's metals tariffs.

Russia’s Rusal starts production at Guinean field

The company aims to restore its supplies hit by US scnations. #Rusal received the right for mining at Dian-Dian bauxite deposit back in 2001 but was reserving it for future use until now

Gutseriev family acquires Media Markt’s Russian business

The 15% share in #Mvideo will be valued at  EUR 258 mln. Media Markt looked into the possibility of leaving the Russian market completely, but the transaction with #Safmar seemed a more attractive option.

Boris Mints defaults on RUB22 bn bond payment

О1 Group’s SPV failed to pay RUB22 bn on bonds worth a total of RUB87 bn

Poroshenko to push for EU task force to stop Nord Stream 2

Petro #Poroshenko says Russia needs the gas pipeline to deprive Ukraine of cash for army financing. "Russia might attack Ukraine once Nord Stream 2 is completed".

CBR turns hawkish on VAT increase, US sanctions

Hawkish comments by CBR governor Elvira #Nabiullina have surprised markets, with the regulator stating it would not cut rates before 2019

Magnit to acquire drug stores from its shareholder

The stock market is not pleased. The transaction is believed to be in the interests of #Marathon and its related parties.