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The arrest of the US citizen Michael Calvey, founder of Baring Vostok, the largest direct investment firm in Russia, should be perceived as a signal for all American businesses that continue to operate in Russia, believes Michael McFaul, former US ambassador to Moscow.
According to McFaul, the incident with Calvey, who has been sent to a pre-trial detention center for 2 months due to a corporate conflict surrounding Vostochny bank, shows that it’s time for Americans to close up shop in …
Russia’s legal system continues to dampen the country’s already troubled investment climate.
Michael Calvey, founder of Baring Vostok, the largest direct investment fund in Russia with more than 80 projects and $3 billion in capital invested in the Russian economy, was arrested by the Basmanny District Court of Moscow on Saturday and sent to a pre-trial detention center for two months.
A graduate of the University of Oklahoma and the London School of Economics and Political Science, Calvey …
Moscow has said that the sanctions imposed by Washington on PDVSA, the Venezuelan state-owned oil company, in an attempt to undermine Nicolas Maduro’s power, are illegal.
“The legitimate leadership of Venezuela has already described these sanctions as illegal. One can fully get behind this perspective,” Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
The US Treasury Department said that the measures against the Venezuelan state-owned oil company were adopted in order to “change the …
The Russian Press Secretary for the President Dmitry Peskov stated on the “Moscow. Kremlin. Putin” television program that Russians were not sent to Venezuela to protect the country’s president, Nicolas Maduro.
He responded, “of course not,” to the corresponding question from a journalist, as quoted by Interfax quote.
When the host of the program reminded that media is reporting more than 400 militants in Russia, sent to protect Maduro, Peskov said: “fear has a vivid imagination.”
Russia’s senior leaders are still unsure how to respond publicly to the incident in Chechnya where the Grozny District Court ruled to write off the population’s gas debts to the amount of 9 billion rubles, provoking a wave of similar proposals in at least seven other regions, reports finanz.ru.
This is a “very complex matter” and the Kremlin “has not taken a stance”, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said during a press conference on Monday.
“In this case, the commodity has been supplied to …
Moscow hopes that Israel and Turkey will eventually recognize the "legitimacy of the reunification of the Crimea and the Russian Federation", said Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
“There are several issues where our positions diverge. In the context of Crimea, neither Ankara nor Tel Aviv are yet ready to agree to our reasons that the process of Crimea’s reunification with Russia was fully compliant with the international law, and that no other term can be applied here,” Peskov …
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with the top representatives of Russian business next week, presidential press-secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
“The meeting will take place before New Year, but not this week,” the Kremlin spokesperson said.
Putin frequently meets with major business owners. One such meeting took place on December 21 last year. At the time, the Russian president asked participants – around 60 of the most important Russian businessmen – to sum up the year and …
Putin’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin regretted that Kyiv had not renewed the Friendship Treaty with the Russian Federation because Russians and Ukrainians "have ties of kinship and fraternal relations," TASS reports.
The decree “On the termination of the Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership Treaty between Ukraine and the Russian Federation,” signed by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on December 10th was described by Peskov as “a manifestation of disrespect for …
The Kremlin regrets the decision of the US administration to cancel the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump at the G20 summit, the press secretary of the Russian leader Dmitry Peskov told reporters, TASS reported.
“We regret the decision of the US administration to cancel the meeting between the two presidents to be held in Buenos Aires,” he said. Peskov said that this situation postponed the discussion of serious international and bilateral issues “ …
More than seventy heads of state were present at the celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of Armistice Day in Paris and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke with many of them, said Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
“He briefly exchanged a few words with the President of the United States, Donald Trump,” said Peskov. According to him, the leaders agreed that they had “something to talk about” including the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. They agreed to target [for the …