Articles by Giovanni Lorenzon

Jittery Brazil Spied on Russian Officials

Brazil's spy agency monitored and photographed the activities of a senior Russian diplomat and other officials over fears that Moscow might be engaged in espionage as it seeks to become a major arms supplier to the South American country.

Russian Scientist Drives Brazilian Biofuel Bonanza

Forget oil. The path toward better energy might lie in the humble potato.

Wooed by State Spending, Russian Drugmaker Biocad Bets on Brazil

With Brazil sharply boosting its spending on medicine for public health programs, a Russian biopharmaceutical company has decided to make its first international foray in the South American country.