As oil traders look with dread and fear to tomorrow's OPEC+ teleconference one day after crude oil tumbled amid speculation that the production cut standoff will not be resolved...
Russian space agency says Trump's order damages scope for cooperation The executive order says the 'US doesn't view space as a global commons' Space mining has been the realm of science fiction, but a handful of firms and governments are pursuing
While it appears an expected emergency virtual OPEC+ meeting planned for Monday has been postponed...
Ex-MI6 spy Christopher Steele behind the 'dirty dossier' on Donald Trump is being sued by three Russian oligarchs who were named in his 'kompromat' file
...in 1995, I was detained in the former Soviet Union for an extended period of time. 43 days to be precise. We arrived at the airport in Moscow ready to head to Kazakstan to launch a satellite. When we arrived, we were greeted by government official
We live in exciting times.
Earlier today we said that ahead of Monday's (virtual) R-OPEC conference, a new ask had emerged from within the oil producing nations - any production cut would have to include the US, which alongside with Russia, Saudi Arabia and others R-OPEC natio
Now if Washington wants to keep this it will have to sanction Russia itself.
Donald Trump called Russian president Vladimir Putin on Monday to discuss plunging oil prices that are wreaking havoc on America's shale oil industry.
As the gold market continues to deal with global liquidity issues, and virus-lockdown-related disruptions between paper and physical pricing as extremely high physical demand creates shortages, Russia made a surprise announcement on Monday.
...in a gesture of goodwill, Russia - which has only recently started to report large numbers of COVID-19 cases - is sending a military transport plane full of "medical equipment and masks" to aid American governors like Andrew Cuomo in their time of
There's nothing anyone can do at this point
WTI prices are back above $20.00 (barely) but remain notably down on the day after reports that Presidents Trump and Putin spoke on the phone today - with the Kremlin making clear that the call was at the request of the US president.
Russia -- Important issues affect the lives and welfare of everyone -- especially ordinary people affected for good or ill by the actions of their ruling authorities.
Russia -- An internal EU propaganda report leaked to Reuters reportedly said "(a) significant disinformation campaign by Russian state media and pro-Kremlin outlets regarding COVID-19 is ongoing."
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In the past three weeks, oil plunged and has continued to plunge even more in the aftermath of the oil price war declared between Saudi Arabia and Russia, and where US shale (and its junk bonds) has been caught in the crossfire.
Russia is going to be a destination for safe-haven flows in the post-COVID-19 world. It will be due to its vast savings, prudent fiscal policy and maneuver room available in monetary policy.
The US was meanwhile is readying a $1.5 trillion bailout and was on track for a greater than $1 trillion deficit even before the crash
Russia -- His straight talk contrasts markedly with double-talking US politicians -- notably Trump, hardliners infesting his regime, and their predecessors.
While oil prices were already sliding, headlines from the Saudis that there are no talks with Russia ongoing sent prices tumbling with WTI back to a $21 handle...
"The measures that Russia has been implementing from the very first day when the WHO received a notification from China that there is a new virus, are wonderful, because this is not just one measure, but a whole set of measures, which is being expa
Lew Rockwell recently in his powerful "War on China?" wrote that "People are understandably upset about the coronavirus epidemic, but if we're not careful, an even greater danger lies ahead.
"We do not think that anyone should intervene in these relations," the Russian presidency's office stated Friday of its "good relationship" and "partnership" with the Saudis, hitting back at Trump's comments on the emerging oil-price war.
Amid mounting sanctions aimed at crippling Moscow's economy, Putin seems resolved to do the same to Trump's re-election.