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Latest on Gazprom asset arrests in EU

#Gazprom has enough assets in Europe to enforce $2.6bn Stokholm arbitration award to Ukraine’s #Naftogaz. Following the Swiss court decision, the Dutch court has ruled to arrest Gazprom assets in Netherlands as well. Experts see no risk to natural gas supplies to Europe.

“Putin’s Cook” set out to mine gold in Africa

Russia's private military contractor “Wagner Group” and Putin's aide Evgeny #Prigozhin reportedly target Sudan for gold mining.

“If you don’t like my answers, then don’t ask the questions”

Here's what Vladimir Putin told the Austrian media in his latest big ole interview

Court arrests Gazprom Dutch assets to pay $2.6 bn to Naftogaz

Ukraine’s #Naftogaz wins a court battle to seize six #Gazprom subsidiaries in the Netherlands.

Alfa Group co-owner, “We are ready to sell it all any time”

German #Khan, #Alfa Group supervisory board member, on his €20 billion valuation for #DEA, potential sale of Alfa Bank, ongoing nationalisation in Russia and new markets for Alfa Group.

Swiss banks freeze Vekselberg’s accounts

#Vekselberg is preparing to sue the banks arguing that he opened them legally in Switzerland.

Marathon “is more likely to increase its stake” in Magnit

Russia-based Marathon Group has bought 12 percent in Russian food retailer #Magnit for $1bn. The deal follows the acquisition Sergey #Galitsky's stake by VTB.

How a 4-Hour Battle Between Russian Mercenaries and U.S. Commandos Unfolded in Syria

A lot of interesting details on the recent events involving Russian mercenaries from #Wagner group in Syria from The New York Times. The artillery barrage was so...

E.U. Settles With Gazprom Over Antitrust Charges

The European Commission said on Thursday that it had reached a settlement with #Gazprom, finally concluding a long-running antitrust investigation into the Russian energy giant’s dominance in regional gas markets.

VTB sells nearly half of its stake in food retailer Magnit

Several months after acquiring 29 percent in largest domestic food retailer #Magnit, Russian banking group #VTB has sold nearly half of it. The shares have been acquired by the local investment group Marathon, founded by #A1 team members.