[MOSCOW] Venezuela signed a debt restructuring deal with major creditor Russia on Wednesday, as ratings agencies declared Caracas in partial default.

AN acceleration in economic growth that followed Russia's worst recession this century probably ended after three quarters despite a bull market rally in oil, its chief export...

PAVEL Cherkashin, a Russian investor based in San Francisco, thought he had the perfect name for a Catholic church that he is spending US$11.5 million converting into a tech palace. It would be...

[MOSCOW] President Vladimir Putin said Russia is open to extending a deal with Opec to curb oil supplies to the end of 2018, though he'll wait to make a decision until nearer the expiry of the...

[NEW YORK] Facebook Inc said it plans on Monday to turn over to the US Congress copies of some 3,000 ads that the social network says were bought on Facebook likely by people in Russia in the months...

SMALLER barley harvests from Europe to Australia are helping Russia offload its bumper crop faster than anywhere else.

[MOSCOW] Russia's B&N Bank, the country's 12th biggest lender by assets, has sought a bailout from the central bank, just three weeks after another leading Russian bank had to be...

[WASHINGTON] Donald Trump Jr will testify publicly before a congressional committee probing Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign and possible collusion by his father's...

[NEW YORK] US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to meet his Russian counterpart Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in New York on Sunday ahead of the UN General Assembly, officials said.

SAUDI Arabia may be the latest country to give up on regime change in Syria and fall in line with Russia's successful campaign to shore up President Bashar al-Assad...