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Understanding Putin’s Moves to Keep His Hold on Power

Understanding Putin’s Moves to Keep His Hold on Power

President Vladimir Putin has proposed the most sweeping overhaul of Russia’s constitution since its adoption in 1993. Though the details are complicated, the upshot is simple: Putin, already in power
Putin Says He Doesn’t Want Return to Soviet-Era Lifetime Leaders

Putin Says He Doesn’t Want Return to Soviet-Era Lifetime Leaders

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he favors keeping term limits in place, arguing against a return to the Soviet-era practice of lifetime leaders.
Trump’s on Trial While in Iran, Fallout is Fierce: Weekend Reads

Trump’s on Trial While in Iran, Fallout is Fierce: Weekend Reads

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High-Tech Taxman Who Loves Hockey Is Putin’s New Premier

High-Tech Taxman Who Loves Hockey Is Putin’s New Premier

Vladimir Putin is putting his trust in an obscure technocrat with little political experience to be prime minister and revive Russia’s flagging economy, as he prepares the country for the most
Putin Shakes Up Russia to Keep Things the Same

Putin Shakes Up Russia to Keep Things the Same

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Russia Moves Quickly to Make Putin’s New Vision a Reality

Russia Moves Quickly to Make Putin’s New Vision a Reality

Vladimir Putin’s new prime minister pledged to work with business and overhaul the cabinet after a surprise shakeup that may enable the president to extend his 20-year rule.
Putin Launches Overhaul That May Extend His 20-Year Russian Rule

Putin Launches Overhaul That May Extend His 20-Year Russian Rule

President Vladimir Putin replaced his long-serving prime minister and called for sweeping constitutional changes, fueling speculation that the Russian leader is moving to extend his grip on power
‘Significant’ Progress Made on Asia Trade Deal: Asean Update

‘Significant’ Progress Made on Asia Trade Deal: Asean Update

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the Trump administration remained “fully committed” to the Indo-Pacific, amid questions over U.S. strategy in the region fueled by the president’s absence from a
Medvedev: Trump Impeachment Wouldn’t Harm U.S. Political System

Medvedev: Trump Impeachment Wouldn’t Harm U.S. Political System

The situation surrounding a possible impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump will not harm the American political system, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said according to Interfax, which
Brussels Edition: Another Week of Wrangling

Brussels Edition: Another Week of Wrangling

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weekday morning.
Even With New U.S. Sanctions, Kremlin Still Betting on Trump

Even With New U.S. Sanctions, Kremlin Still Betting on Trump

Even after the U.S. announced new sanctions against Russia last week that sent the ruble into a tailspin, the Kremlin isn’t holding it against Donald Trump.
All About the U.S. Sanctions Aimed at Putin's Russia

All About the U.S. Sanctions Aimed at Putin's Russia

As U.S. President Donald Trump pursues his goal of improving relations with Russia, sanctions could be a stumbling block. Since 2014, the U.S. has imposed travel bans, asset freezes and finance and

The Kremlin Thinks Five Years of Retirement Is Plenty

Vladimir Putin promised Russians this week that he would make retirement richer. What he didn’t say was that he’s going to make it shorter, too.
Russia's Kudrin Gets Audit Post as Hopes of Bigger Role Fade

Russia's Kudrin Gets Audit Post as Hopes of Bigger Role Fade

Former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin confirmed Monday he’s agreed to head Russia’s Audit Chamber, disappointing hopes that the investor favorite could get a more powerful role in setting economic
Russian Oil Giants Get Record Prices, But Not Profits to Match

Russian Oil Giants Get Record Prices, But Not Profits to Match

The price of crude in rubles has surged to an all-time high, but Russian oil producers will miss out on record first-quarter profit because of a rising tax burden.

Pro-Putin Party Eyes New Crackdown After Inauguration Protests

The pro-Kremlin United Russia party is proposing new laws to crack down on dissent after nationwide protests took place against Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a record fourth term as president.
Trump to (Probably) Exit Iran Deal. Then What?

Trump to (Probably) Exit Iran Deal. Then What?

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Putin Starts New Term With Same Premier Amid Tensions Abroad

Putin Starts New Term With Same Premier Amid Tensions Abroad

Vladimir Putin was sworn in for the fourth time as president, promising Russians an “economic and technological breakthrough” and reappointing his long-serving prime minister amid the deepest standoff
Russian Billionaire Arrest Jolts Stocks, Fuels Cabinet Shake-Up Speculation

Russian Billionaire Arrest Jolts Stocks, Fuels Cabinet Shake-Up Speculation

The arrest of one of Russia’s best-connected billionaires on charges of fraud and embezzlement knocked shares in his companies lower and fueled speculation it could be the harbinger of a shake-up in
Russia Detains Tycoon Magomedov Over Suspected Fraud

Russia Detains Tycoon Magomedov Over Suspected Fraud

Russia arrested Summa Group co-owner Ziyavudin Magomedov, who has been in talks to sell his stake in a key port, as part of case into suspected embezzlement of state funds for infrastructure and