Russia

Twitter Says 677,775 People Touched by Russia-Based Organizations

Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) has put a number on the people it says interacted, almost certainly without their knowledge, with government-related operations in Russia. That number is 677,775. The announcement was ...
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Russia Setting Rules for Cryptocurrency Miners

At a meeting this week in Russia, cryptocurrency miners from 15 countries will show the country's parliament how cryptocurrencies are mined and explain how the miners' home countries regulate mining. ...
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US Arms Deal for Ukraine Angers Russia

A U.S. State Department spokeswoman said last week that the department had notified Congress on December 13 that it had approved an export license permitting Ukraine to buy some light ...
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Russian Security Firm Kaspersky Lab Sues US Homeland Security

Last September, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an order directing all federal agencies and departments to dump any security products provided by Russia-based Kaspersky Lab. On Monday, ...
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OPEC Deal, Tax Reform Drive Friday Futures

Seeing that Friday futures for all three major stock indexes were up by at least three-quarters of a point makes one wonder how much the market would have risen if ...
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Crude Oil Prices Dip as OPEC Fails to Corral Russia: Update

UPDATE: A report in The Wall Street Journal indicates that OPEC has now received a commitment from Russian and other non-OPEC producers to continue limiting production through the end of ...
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OECD Sees Global Growth Hitting 7-Year High

The global growth story continues. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is reporting that the global economy is on pace to have the best year of growth since ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) attacked the government's argument that it must sell CNN before a merger with Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX). Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) earnings were pummeled ...
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Crude Oil Price Ticks Higher; US Exports Soared Last Week

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its weekly petroleum status report Wednesday morning, showing that U.S. commercial crude inventories decreased by 6 million barrels last week, maintaining a total ...
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Boeing Holds On as DJIA’s Best Performer in 2017

For the second week in a row, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) stock dipped week over week. Shares lost about 1.2% last week, on top of 1.65% in the prior week. ...
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Uber Teams Up With Yandex to Dominate Russian Ride Sharing

Shares of Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ: YNDX) saw a handy gain on Thursday after the company announced a new agreement with the ride-sharing service Uber. According to the deal, the companies ...
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How THAAD Missile Defense Applies in South Korea: Stats, Costs, Backing, Controversy

When nations are confronted with military threats and when diplomatic solutions are elusive, there are two primary military options. One is to be offensive, by overwhelming your enemy with violence ...
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China Challenges Boeing, Airbus Wide-Body Market

China's Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China, better known as Comac, and Russia's United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) announced a formal agreement Monday in Shanghai to develop, build and sell a wide-body ...
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OPEC, Russia Want Longer Period of Production Cuts

The whole idea behind the crude oil production cuts initiated by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its 11 non-member partners, including Russia, was to slice 1.8 ...
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Half of Americans Believe Russia Now More Dangerous Than Ever

A recent survey by endpoint security platform provider Endgame showed that more than half (51%) of Americans think that Russia is more dangerous now than it was during the 40-year ...
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