The rouble

Rouble rebounds as Russia sells foreign exchange

One-Minute Read Wed 17 Dec, AT 10:59

Analysts fear effect will be temporary after a wild ride for the rouble forces Apple to halt Russian sales

Leader of French far-right Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen

Russia funds French National Front: is Moscow sowing European unrest?

One-Minute Read Tue 25 Nov, AT 11:29

Russia has also reportedly lent money to Greece’s neofascist Golden Dawn, Italy’s Northern League and other anti-Europe parties

Sepp Blatter Fifa 2018 World Cup

Qatar World Cup gets all clear, but Fifa could fine English FA

First Reaction Thu 13 Nov, AT 09:31

Report fails to finds enough evidence of corruption to strip Gulf state of 2022 tournament

Vladimir Putin

How to invest for the new Cold War

Personal Finance Mon 15 Dec, AT 10:41

As political tensions create instability, investors should make sure their portfolios are able to cope with nasty surprises

Russia World Cup 2018 logo

2018 World Cup logo: Roger the Alien or Finding Nemo?

First Reaction Thu 30 Oct, AT 13:43

The Sputnik inspired emblem has 'magic windows' - but not everyone is impressed

Oil field

Oil price: North Sea oil fields 'close to collapse'

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Dec, AT 10:54

Government adviser says tumbling oil price could cause a wave of North Sea job losses in the next 18 months

Lewis Hamilton, Vladimir Putin, Russian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton wins Russian GP as Putin crashes Jules Bianchi tributes

First Reaction Mon 13 Oct, AT 13:42

British driver wins ninth race of the season but politics overshadows tributes to Bianchi

The Mole

UK could join bombing runs against IS at end of next week

Fri 5 Sep, AT 10:52 The Mole

William Hague makes it clear that prior approval from Parliament would not be necessary

Canada and Russia clash in Ukraine Twitter spat

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 13:49

A pointed tweet claims Crimea for Russia and leaves eastern Ukraine 'conveniently unillustrated'

Russia is introducing a 'full embargo' on most food imports from EU, US, and other Western countries

Russia reacts to Western sanctions with food embargo

One-Minute Read Thu 7 Aug, AT 14:28

Putin retaliates in the latest round of the trade war, but knock-on effects will be felt in Russia too

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