Andrey Filatov – Chairman, Tuloma Investment Company

Tuloma Investment Company (TIC) specialises in investing in public and private assets in Russia. Established by…

KAZ team takes $900m bet on future of copper

A consortium led by KAZ Minerals chairman Oleg Novachuk and his fellow director Vladimir Kim this…

Alrosa: The diamond jewel in Russia’s crown

“Jewel in the crown” is a well-worn and frequently misused term, but in the case of…

Poland fines Gazprom over Nord Stream 2

COVID-19 or no COVID-19, the controversy over the Nord Stream 2 pipeline shows no sign of…

Baltic Pipe Project all set to boost Poland’s energy security

Baltic Pipe Project: The prospect of Poland freeing itself from its dependence on Russia for its…

Huwaei wins Russian 5G contract as Trump pushes Xi and Putin into each others’ arms

Huawei is to build Russia’s first 5G wireless network after it struck a deal with MTS…

INSTC Corridor to get own logistics operator

INSTC: Russian Railways  is in talks with its counterparts in Iran, India and Azerbaijan about the…

Assad looks to Russia to help rebuild Syria

It could cost as much as $400bn to rebuild the Syrian economy, President Bashar al-Assad told…

Putin sets his sights on Russian agribusiness

Russia could become  a net exporter of food within four years and ultimately one of the…

Russia set to capitalise on US hostility towards Iran with EEU FTA and oil deals

US President Trump’s unremitting hostility towards Iran seems to be playing into Moscow’s hands, and sooner…

Exxon withdrawal and CEFC chief’s fall from grace double whammy for Rosneft

In what can without exaggeration be described as a bad day at the office,  Rosneft was…

Putin pours oil on NS2’s troubled waters amid fears of German power play

Russian President Vladimir Putin moved to allay European fears of a political agenda behind  the controversial…

S&P upgrade gives Putin pre-election boost, but central bank frets about oil

The Russian economy  received a welcome if qualified vote of confidence  last Friday when  S&P  Global…

German opposition to Nord Stream 2 grows while  Morawiecki warns of “war”

German energy consumers may end up picking up the cost of a €2.7bn gas pipeline extension…

Russia and China set to join forces in Saudi Aramco IPO

A joint Russia-China investment fund  is gearing up to participate in Saudi Aramco’s forthcoming IPO, the CEO of…

Mining giants in $4.4bn platinum JV

Russia is on track to overtake South Africa as the world’s largest platinum producer after its two …

NS2 pipeline issued first German licence – but harder hurdles lie ahead

The laying of the Nord Stream 2  (NS2) gas pipeline that will run under the Baltic…

‘The dogs bark, but the caravan keeps going’ – Putin dismisses Kremlin list

  The US Ministry  of finance on Monday published its so-called ‘Kremlin list‘ of 210 Russian government…

Russia looks to invest in Saudi Aramco as bonds with Riyadh grow ever deeper

Russian pension funds are considering investing in Saudi Aramco when it lists its stock in a…

Russia extends influence in Gulf with plans for nuclear plant in Kuwait

Kuwait: With Washington  expected to slap another round of sanctions on Russia for its alleged meddling in…

China’s thirst for energy drives trade with Russia to new heights

Russia has reached its goal of increasing bilateral trade with China  to $80bn a year ahead…

Realities of Chinese FDI in Russia come home to roost by Baikal

The day-to-day implications of Russia’s pivot eastward are gradually unfolding for its Far Eastern and Siberian…

Russia and Iran look for energy contracts as payback for Assad support

Russia’s support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime throughout his country’s bloody civil war could be …

Odds on Trans Caspian pipeline shorten as littoral states settle their differences

After nearly 30 years of haggling over the legal status of the Caspian Sea, its five…