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Profile: Mikhail Prokhorov

Mikhail Prokhorov was born on May 3, 1965 in Moscow and is a Russian self-made billionaire. He made his name…

Russian ex-finance minister says may establish new political party

It is an ideal time for establishing a new Russian right-wing party as the country’s “political landscape” is changing, former…

Rule change good for banks but bad for savers

Finance Ministry plans to help Russian banks with their liquidity aren’t going to go down well with the country’s savers….

Putin and his Russia don’t deserve the bad rap…

Putin and his Russia don’t deserve the bad rap.In the right light, we see Russia and Putin have taken some…

Ex-Finance Minister: New crisis at the gate

“­The fuze is already burning,” says Russia’s former Finance Minister Aleksey Kudrin. He says the global economy is balancing on…

Russia’s banks to bid for fresh government loans

Russian banks are asking for less money than the Ministry of Finance has actually offered, with the offer from the…

Russia could shoot $10 billion into sluggish Europe

Moscow could allocate as much as $10 billion through the IMF to help indebted European countries, says presidential aide Arkady…

Germany approves boosting of EU’s bailout fund

Another EU leaders’ summit has kicked off in Brussels aimed at taking concrete steps to deal with the Eurozone debt…

Sacked minister offers economic rescue plan

Ex Finance Minister Aleksey Kudrin, fired recently for criticism of the leadership’s economic policies, has proposed a five-point plan that…

Kudrin dismissed from government’s military and integration commissions

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin dismissed former Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Aleksei Kudrin from his posts in the…

Russia may help Europe out of crisis

Russia does not rule out the possibility that it may help Europe overcome the crisis when it declares its final…

Cyprus wants 2.5 bln euro loan from Russia

Cyprus plans to get a 2.5 billion euro loan from Russia, Cyprus Government Spokesman Stefanos Stefanou said on Wednesday. The…

Government submits three-year draft budget to parliament

The Russian government has submitted its draft 2012-2014 budget, drawn up by former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin, to the State…

Finance Official Murdered in Podolsk

Finance Official Murdered in Podolsk The St. Petersburg Times Published: September 28, 2011 (Issue # 1676) MOSCOW — In the second…

Finance Minister Kudrin Resigns Amid Controversy

Finance Minister Kudrin Resigns Amid Controversy By Howard Amos and Alexander Bratersky The St. Petersburg Times Published: September 28, 2011…

Russia’s credit ratings unaffected by recent political events

Neither Vladimir Putin’s intention to seek a return to the Kremlin, nor the dismissal of Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin have…

Profile: Anton Siluanov

Anton Siluanov was born April 12, 1963 in Moscow. First employed by the Russian Finance Ministry in August 1985, Siluanov…

Main news of September 27

WORLD * Ukrainian state prosecutors insist on the seven-year jail term for the country’s ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko * The deployment…

Rebellious Russian Finance Minister Resigns

MOSCOW — Russian Finance Minister Aleksei Kudrin has resigned from his post just hours after a heated public exchange with…

The Power Vertical Podcast — Putin: The Sequel

The Power Vertical Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin (left) attends a meeting of the Modernization Commission headed by President Dmitry…

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