St. Petersburg International Economic Forum expects billions in new contracts

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum expects billions in new contracts

May 23, 2013 Maria Prikhodina, special to RBTH Asia

The 17th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which takes place on June 20–22, may see the signing of Arctic offshore oil and gas development contracts

G20 financial meeting in Washington: An opportunity for Russia to promote its interests

G20 financial meeting in Washington: An opportunity for Russia to promote its interests

April 19, 2013 Alina Sabitova, exclusively for RBTH Asia

The upcoming meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors will raise the global economy’s perennially unresolved problems, but it will also present Russia with a real opportunity to promote its own interests

Russia reluctant to discuss currency wars, Cyprus crisis at next G20 session

Russia reluctant to discuss currency wars, Cyprus crisis at next G20 session

April 16, 2013 Interfax

Russia, which is chairing the G20 in 2013, does not want to discuss the management of the exchange rates of national currencies and the bank crisis in Cyprus during the G20 meeting in Washington on April 18-19

S&P Revises Outlook on Cyprus to Stable

April 11, 2013 Ria Novosti

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has revised the outlook on Cyprus to stable from negative, the ratings agency reported Wednesday

Putin: Cyprus shows insecurity of investment in West

April 9, 2013 The Moscow News

President Vladimir Putin said that the recent financial meltdown in Cyprus proved the risk of investing in Western countries, in an interview with a German broadcaster in advance of his visit to the country this week.

Bank Boss Emptied Cyprus Account Days Before Bailout – FT

April 3, 2013 Ria Novosti

The president of Gazprombank, the Russian energy giant’s banking arm, is among individuals who pulled their money from the troubled Laiki Bank just days before Cyprus agreed a “haircut deal” with international lenders, The Financial Times said on Wed

The Central Bank to get unprecedented supervisory powers

The Central Bank to get unprecedented supervisory powers

April 1, 2013 Svetlana Dementyeva, Aleksandra Bayazitova, Kommersant

Starting in 2014, the Central Bank will be able to introduce harsh sanctions against shareholders of credit institutions, set higher requirements for high-risk players and even control executive pay

BRICS dumping euro amid simmering EU banking crisis

April 1, 2013 RT.com

Brussels has been forced to eat a generous slice of humble pie: A massive sell-off of the euro is underway in the wake of a persistent financial crisis, as holdings in the European currency were slashed by almost 8 percent last year

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