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Russian authorities raid Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's Moscow office

福利网站Russian authorities raided the Moscow headquarters of opposition politician Alexei Navalny on Thursday, using power tools to gain entry before dragging Navalny out by force and confiscating technical equipment such as laptops.

Russian opposition leader Navalny freed after Moscow raid - spokeswoman

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was freed on Thursday after being briefly detained during a raid on the headquarters of his Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) in Moscow, his spokeswoman told Reuters.

Russian government considers using National Wealth Fund to buy Sberbank from central bank - TASS

福利网站The Russian government is considering using the country's National Wealth Fund (NWF) to buy the central bank's stake in Sberbank , TASS agency reported on Thursday, citing Finance Minister Anton Siluanov.

Russia can finish Nord Stream 2 within couple of months -Ifax cites Novak

福利网站Russia can finish the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to Germany within a couple of months, Interfax cited Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak as saying.

China, Russia, Iran to hold joint naval drills starting Friday

China, Iran and Russia will hold joint naval drills starting on Friday in the Indian Ocean and Sea of Oman, China's defence ministry said on Thursday,amid heightened tension in the region between Iran and the United States.

Moscow to take retaliatory action against British media - Russian news agencies

Russia will take retaliatory measures against British media operating on Russian territory over what it regards as unfriendly action taken by British authorities against its own journalists, Russian news agencies reported on Thursday.

Russia and Turkey extended talks on Syria/Libya in quest for compromise - Vedomosti

Talks in Moscow between a Turkish government delegation and Russian diplomats lasted for three days, much longer than expected, as the two sides tried to find compromises on Syria and Libya, the Vedomosti daily reported on Thursday.

Russia says U.N. chief turns blind eye over U.S. visa delays

Russia's Foreign Ministry accused the U.N. secretary general of turning a blind eye to what Moscow says is U.S. delays in issuing visas for Russian officials seeking to travel to the U.N. headquarters in New York.

Exclusive: Russia's Sberbank to remain Yandex partner, may adjust some projects - CEO Gref

福利网站Russia's Sberbank plans to continue its partnership with Yandex even though it has transferred its 'golden share' in the country's leading internet company to another entity, Sberbank's Chief Executive German Gref told Reuters.

Anti-Kremlin activist forcibly conscripted to Arctic was kidnapped, say allies

Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny said on Wednesday that the forcible military conscription of one of his allies to a remote air base in the Arctic amounted to kidnapping and illegal imprisonment.

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