Alexei Kudrin

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Founder of the Baring Vostok private equity group Michael Calvey:  has been charged with fraud. Photograph: Tatyana Makeyeva

Hopes that the Kremlin might intervene in a case against Michael Calvey, the founder of one of Russia’s most longstanding and successful private equit(...)

People stand in a street in Moscow as Russian president Vladimir Putin delivers an address on state TV. Photograph: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko

Vladimir Putin has urged his people to reconcile themselves to painful state pension reforms, warning that a delay to the plans to hike the retirement(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin: “We should carry on with our own business, and then they will realise that it’s pointless to make these lists, to threaten us.”  Photograph: Grigory Dukor/Reuters

Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that a list of Kremlin-connected individuals released by the US treasury was an affront to all Russia(...)

 Former Russian economic development minister Alexei Ulyukayev in a defendant’s cage after the verdict was announced at the Zamoskvoretsky District Court in Moscow on Friday. Photograph:  Yuri Kochetkov/EPA

A court in Moscow sentenced Alexei Ulyukaev to eight years in jail on Friday after finding the former Russian minister of economic development guilty(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin during the annual “direct line” call-in, in which the leader fielded questions from the public on the economy, healthcare and diplomatic relations among other topics. Photograph: Sergei Ilnitsky/EPA

A relaxed and confident Vladimir Putin reassured his people that Russia would survive the economic crisis as he fielded questions from the public i(...)

 Vladimir Putin:  has utterly failed to diversify Russia’s economy during 15 years in power. Photograph: REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Russia’s year began with a spectacular display of sporting prowess, organisational ability and, above all, financial muscle. The Winter Olympics in So(...)

Vladimir Putin: will need to calculate how much hardship ordinary Russians will stomach before questioning Kremlin policies in Ukraine. Photograph: EPA/Yuri Kochetkov

As the European Union voted in tough sanctions this week aimed at coercing the Kremlin to back down in Ukraine, a group of journalists in Russia’s rem(...)