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Masked Men Raid Deutsche Bank

Investigators raided Deutsche Bank offices in Moscow on Wednesday in the ongoing embezzlement case against fugitive State Duma Deputy Ashot Yegiazaryan. Officers in balaclava masks with automatic weapons joined in the search.

Nemtsov Loses Suit Filed by Putin's Ally

An old acquaintance of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin won a defamation lawsuit Wednesday against opposition leaders Boris Nemtsov and Vladimir Milov, who claimed that his thriving oil trading business was actually controlled by Putin.

'Accident of History' Fixed by Bourse Merger

The merger of Moscow's MICEX and RTS stock exchanges will attract investment and encourage companies to list in Russia, investors and business leaders told The Moscow Times.

Putin Pushes Bill for Foreign Investment

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin urged the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service to speed up work on a second batch of amendments to a law that regulates foreign investment into strategic sectors, signaling that the government is eager for Western cash.

Reporters Held, Beaten in Egypt

The Moscow Times
A Russian television crew covering the unrest in Egypt was arrested by local law enforcement agencies, and at least one journalist was assaulted by angry protesters, news reports said.

No Fear of Flying or Investing

The bombing that killed 36 people at the end of last month cast only a slight shadow over the bustling conference organized by investment bank Troika Dialog, whose chairman, Ruben Vardanyan, thanked everyone for showing up despite the attack.

Rebel's Brother Held in Italy, After All

The Moscow Times
Italian police have confirmed reports about the detention of a relative of a North Caucasus terrorist, but the detainee is the brother of a suicide bomber, not a rebel warlord, the local ANSA news agency reported.

Contact Restored After Satellite Went Off Orbit

The Space Forces restored contact Wednesday with a military satellite that went missing the day before after entering into the wrong orbit, in the latest setback to the Kremlin's ambitious space program.

Hydrocarbon Production Still Rising

Oil output grew to 10.21 million barrels per day in January, as Gazprom Neft increased output and LUKoil halted monthly declines.

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