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News Russia Central: Could Matt Lauer be prosecuted for an alleged rape in Russia in 2014? It's not likely

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Could Matt Lauer be prosecuted for an alleged rape in Russia in 2014? It's not likely
News source: https://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/celebrities/2019/10/10/unlikely-matt-lauer-prosecuted-alleged-rape-russia-2014/3920863002/

Could Matt Lauer be prosecuted for an alleged rape in Russia in 2014? It's not likely Matt Lauer denies he raped a colleague in a hotel room at the Sochi Olympics in 2014. And it's unlikely Russian ...

News Russia Central: Gems, Warlords and Mercenaries: Russia’s Playbook in Central African Republic

Published on: Sunday 29 September 2019
Gems, Warlords and Mercenaries: Russia’s Playbook in Central African Republic
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/30/world/russia-diamonds-africa-prigozhin.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_190930

BANGUI, Central African Republic — The dealer pulled back a shiny pink curtain and sprinkled the contents of two white envelopes across his desk: sparkling diamonds, more than 100 of them. Some gems ...

News Russia Central: Senate Democrats Say the NRA Acted as “Foreign Asset” for Russia Before 2016 Election

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Senate Democrats Say the NRA Acted as “Foreign Asset” for Russia Before 2016 Election
News source: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/09/nra-senate-report-maria-butina-moscow-trip.html

Torshin, a senior official at the Russian central bank, has been sanctioned by the U.S. The Justice Department had already said that Butina and Torshin had tried to infiltrate a “gun rights ...

News Russia Central: Trump told Russian officials in 2017 he wasn’t concerned about Moscow’s interference in U.S. election

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Trump told Russian officials in 2017 he wasn’t concerned about Moscow’s interference in U.S. election
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/trump-told-russian-officials-in-2017-he-wasnt-concerned-about-moscows-interference-in-us-election/2019/09/27/b20a8bc8-e159-11e9-b199-f638bf2c340f_story.html

A memo summarizing an Oval Office meeting with two senior Russian officials was limited to all but a few officials. The White House’s classification of such records is now a focus of the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.

News Russia Central: Russia's bid to ditch the US dollar is slowly working, but obstacles remain

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Russia's bid to ditch the US dollar is slowly working, but obstacles remain
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/27/russias-bid-to-ditch-the-us-dollar-is-slowly-working-but-obstacles-remain.html

In an effort to insulate the Russian economy from U.S. sanctions, the Kremlin has made "de-dollarization" a long-term priority, but will be forced to rely on the greenback for some time, according to economists.

News Russia Central: Russian election chief defends ban on Moscow candidates

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
Russian election chief defends ban on Moscow candidates
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/russian-election-chief-defends-ban-on-moscow-candidates/2019/08/29/a317ebd2-ca3f-11e9-9615-8f1a32962e04_story.html

in Russia. They need social mobility.” Sobol rejected Pamfilova’s claim in Tuesday’s interview with the AP that she had spearheaded the July protests because she could not collect enough signatures, ...

News Russia Central: Donald Trump re-ups desire for Russia to join G7, says Putin 'outsmarted' Barack Obama

Published on: Monday 26 August 2019
Donald Trump re-ups desire for Russia to join G7, says Putin 'outsmarted' Barack Obama
News source: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/2019/08/26/donald-trump-russia-g-7-vladimir-putin-outsmarted-barack-obama/2121185001/

Donald Trump re-ups desire for Russia to join G7, says Putin 'outsmarted' Barack Obama Trump doubled down on his support for Russia returning to the G-7, telling reporters that he isn’t concerned ...

News Russia Central: Easy Money Won’t Fix Russian Growth Problem, Central Banker Says

Published on: Thursday 04 July 2019
Easy Money Won’t Fix Russian Growth Problem, Central Banker Says
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/bank-russia-makes-stand-against-090405637.html

(Bloomberg) -- Russian central bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina issued her starkest warning yet against finding “quick fixes” for the nation’s sluggish economic growth.“The main risk to our development now is from ourselves,” Nabiullina said at the International Financial Congress banking forum in St.

News Russia Central: Russia Seen Cutting Rates Sooner as Inflation, Economy Slow-Reuters Poll

Published on: Friday 28 June 2019
Russia Seen Cutting Rates Sooner as Inflation, Economy Slow-Reuters Poll
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/06/28/business/28reuters-russia-economy.html

MOSCOW — Russia's central bank is seen cutting rates sooner than previously expected as inflation is slowing towards the target, a monthly Reuters poll showed on Friday. The central bank is seen ...

News Russia Central: Roger Stone asks court to toss out evidence, saying Russian hacking of Democrats in 2016 is ‘assumption’

Published on: Friday 10 May 2019
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/legal-issues/roger-stone-asks-court-to-toss-out-evidence-saying-russian-hacking-of-democrats-in-2016-is-assumption/2019/05/10/4462bb2a-7365-11e9-9eb4-0828f5389013_story.html?tid=pm_local_pop

Stone’s defense took up a theory backed by some Trump supporters that denies a central finding of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election: ...

News Russia Central: Experts See Russia Fingerprints on North Korea’s New Missile

Published on: Friday 10 May 2019
News source: https://www.courthousenews.com/experts-see-russia-fingerprints-on-north-koreas-new-missile/

(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP ... They look just like a controversial and widely copied missile the Russian military has deployed to Syria and has been actively trying to sell ...

News Russia Central: Mike Pompeo heads to Russia as US diplomacy turns schizophrenic

Published on: Saturday 11 May 2019
News source: https://www.wionews.com/world/mike-pompeo-heads-to-russia-as-us-diplomacy-turns-schizophrenic-217896

Jonathan Katz, a former US official focused on Central and Eastern Europe, believed that Russia was looking to see if the end of Mueller's probe would allow a new beginning with Trump, whom Putin ...

News Russia Central: DWC welcomes 327k passengers in Q1; Russia leads

Published on: Sunday 12 May 2019
News source: https://www.khaleejtimes.com/dwc-welcomes-327k-passengers-in-q1-russia-leads

Dubai World Central (DWC) , which can now accommodate up to 26.5 million ... Accounting for nearly 50 per cent of the total traffic, Russia was the single-largest contributor to customer numbers at ...