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2013-12-17 23:23:43

Russia's largest financial organization, Sberbank, announced that a Bitcoin alternative may appear in Russia soon. Yandex.Money, an e-commerce payment system and a subsidiary of the popular Russia search engine Yandex.ru, will serve as a basis for the new project. Moscow, Russia (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 Russia's Sberbank does not exclude emission of a virtual currency similar to bitcoins on the basis of e-commerce payment system Yandex.Money, Yandex internet company subsidiary....

2006-08-17 06:50:11

By Aleksandras Budrys MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia threatened on Thursday to scrap preferences for U.S. poultry and red meat shipments if Washington failed to endorse Moscow's accession bid for the World Trade Organization within three months. "If talks (on Russia's WTO entry)...set for the end of October in Geneva fail, Russia will have to return to its original stance prior to agreements on (bilateral) meat trade that had been reached," Economy Minister German Gref said in a letter...

2006-08-17 05:46:02

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will scrap preferences for U.S. poultry and red meat imports if Washington does not endorse Moscow's accession bid for the World Trade Organization within three months, the Economy ministry said on Thursday. "If talks (on Russia's WTO entry)... set for the end of October in Geneva fail, Russia will have to return to its original stance prior to agreements on (bilateral) meat trade that had been reached," a ministry statement quoted a letter by Minister...

2006-07-15 07:43:18

By Douglas Busvine ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Russia and the United States failed on Saturday to strike a bilateral deal allowing Russia to join the World Trade Organization but agreed to set a deadline to wrap up talks within three months. Negotiators who have been discussing Russia's 13-year-old WTO bid virtually non-stop since Wednesday were unable to achieve a final breakthrough on a key "deliverable" ahead of the Group of Eight summit in St Petersburg. "There is more...

2006-07-15 02:57:09

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Russian and U.S. trade negotiators have failed in marathon talks to strike a bilateral deal to pave the way for Russia to join the World Trade Organization, a U.S. trade spokesman said on Saturday. "A final agreement has not been reached, but significant progress was made," Sean Spicer, spokesman for U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab, told Reuters. Schwab's team negotiated into the early hours of Saturday morning with their Russian counterparts...

2006-07-14 05:30:13

By Douglas Busvine ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - President George W. Bush arrived in Russia on Friday planning to press President Vladimir Putin at a weekend G8 summit over concerns the Kremlin is curbing the rights of the Russian opposition and media. After pledging to "continually remind Russia" that good ties with the West depend on sharing common democratic values, Bush flew to St Petersburg from Germany, a day before a meeting of the Group of Eight leading industrial...

2006-07-14 04:52:10

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Russia and the United States resumed marathon talks on Friday aimed at reaching agreement on Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization ahead of a Group of Eight summit. The Kremlin is keen for a deal before the weekend G8 summit in the northern city of St Petersburg, where President Vladimir Putin will host world leaders including George W. Bush. The two leaders were to meet later in the day. The WTO negotiations went into a third day on...

2006-07-14 04:50:36

By Douglas Busvine ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - President George W. Bush arrived in Russia on Friday planning to press President Vladimir Putin at a weekend G8 summit over concerns the Kremlin is curbing the rights of the Russian opposition and media. After pledging to "continually remind Russia" that good ties with the West depend on sharing common democratic values, Bush flew to St Petersburg from Germany, a day before a meeting of the Group of Eight leading industrial...

2006-07-14 02:38:06

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Russia and the United States resumed marathon talks on Friday aimed at reaching agreement on Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization ahead of a Group of Eight summit. The Kremlin is keen for a deal before the weekend G8 summit in the northern city of St Petersburg, where President Vladimir Putin will host world leaders including George W. Bush. The two leaders were to meet later in the day. The WTO negotiations went into a third day on...


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