Mar 25, 2013
Eurozone finance ministers reached a last minute deal to grant Cyprus a $13 billion bailout early this morning. Those with large deposits in Cypriot banks could be hit will a tax of 30 percent in order to help fund the bailout.
Mar 21, 2013
Russian legal specialist Sergei Magnitsky is due to be tried tomorrow for tax offenses, even though he died in prison more than 3 years ago. Critics of Russian business practices say he was killed to cover up corruption by officials.
Mar 15, 2013
European finance ministers are meeting in Brussels today, and at the top of their agenda is Cyprus. The small Mediterranean island nation, which has 850,000 people, is in desperate need of a bailout.
Feb 25, 2013
When it comes to public sector corruption, which of the BRIC countries -- Brazil, Russia, India, and China -- ranks the best and the worst?
Feb 13, 2013
"The Americans" is set in the 1980s and revolves around two Russian sleeper agents living in the U.S.
Nov 2, 2012
One of the most common images of this week's hurricane, power-sharing: People huddling with their phones and laptops plugged into power strips set up in bank foyers, coffee shops, or dangled helpfully out windows.
Oct 22, 2012
The British Oil company BP is selling off its stake in a joint venture to the state-run Russian oil company Rosneft.
Oct 19, 2012
The state-controlled Russian oil firm Rosneft is reported ready to enter a multi-billion dollar joint venture with the British oil giant BP to create the world’s biggest listed oil company.
Sep 19, 2012
Analyst says recently declassified Russian diamond field poses little threat to prices.
Sep 19, 2012
Russia is accusing the United States this morning of using its aid mission in Moscow to interfere with Russian politics.