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  • Article / 29 June 2017 at 8:37 GMT

    Roles reversed for Trump-Putin summit

    Russia oil and gas expert
    United Kingdom
    Roles reversed for Trump-Putin summit
    President Putin must be learning his lines and practicing his handshakes for a walk-in cameo in the Trump show. The Russian administration is getting ready for any eventuality for a meeting pencilled in for July 7. They might still come away disappointed.
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    29 June
    ka26 ka26
    "The Ukraine problem is being outsourced to Europe, and there might be little to discuss."

    This is not a true judgment. New sanctions .... Preparation of an agreement...
    29 June
    Nadia Kazakova Nadia Kazakova
    President Putin has been punching above his weight in foreign affairs, but he knows very well that the Russian economy and the military are no match to...
    30 June
    AustinSavage AustinSavage
    I would REALLY like to get one of these T-Shirts of Putin and Trumps faces. Is there a website available to go to to obtain one?...
  • Article / 06 June 2017 at 12:00 GMT

    Putin gets it off his chest in St. Petersburg

    Russia oil and gas expert
    United Kingdom
    Putin gets it off his chest in St. Petersburg
    Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered a colourful and assured performance at the St. Petersburg economic forum. Putin comes across not so much as the global manipulator-in-chief, but as a cynical wit who likes to share his jaded views of the world with an agreeable audience.
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    06 June
    ka26 ka26
    Putin's speech at the economic forum has nothing to do with business. He can continue to "play" as much as he likes, but now even the last...
  • Article / 03 May 2017 at 13:30 GMT

    Putin needs to accept new rules of the game

    Russia oil and gas expert
    United Kingdom
    Putin needs to accept new rules of the game
    With the election of US President Donald Trump, the rules of the geopolitical game have changed, and the phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on May 2 shows just that. There's a new bully-in-chief on the block, and there might not be room for two of them.
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  • Article / 10 April 2017 at 14:12 GMT

    The solution to Putin's Syrian dilemma...

    Russia oil and gas expert
    United Kingdom
    The solution to Putin's Syrian dilemma...
    The multiple knots of the Syrian conflict could be untied rather than cut after the US strike. It could mean tighter links between Moscow and Washington if Putin agrees to facilitate and then enforce an eventual settlement on the Assad government.
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    11 April
    Roma Ramler Roma Ramler
    Ou ye...Putin kaput
  • Article / 07 April 2017 at 7:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: Trump's Syria pivot punches gold higher

    Managing editor, TradingFloor.com / Saxo Bank
    Denmark
    Morning Markets: Trump's Syria pivot punches gold higher
    Donald Trump dramatically shifted his stance on Syria overnight and pivot towards a position that may have significantly altered his preference for limiting international engagements in the military sphere. Gold punched through resistance in the aftermath of the airstrike on a Syrian airbase.
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  • 02 February
    AndrejLences AndrejLences
    Thank you for the article. Reuters reported : Below are finance ministry calculations on how the budget rule could affect the rouble exchange rate. ...
    02 February
    AndrejLences AndrejLences
    Again. Here are the calculation https://s24.postimg.org/6vl8r85jn/2017_02_02.png , in previous message everything I have copied got stuck together so its unreadable... If oil is going to be at...
    02 February
    Nadia Kazakova Nadia Kazakova
    Hi, I think devaluation will be very gradual, probably at around 1% or 0.6RUB/USD or so a month with the Urals oil price at around $55. So...