Russian hackers attacked the U.S. financial system in mid-August, infiltrating and stealing data from JPMorgan Chase and at least one other bank, an incident the FBI is investigating as a possible retaliation for government-sponsored sanctions, according to two people familiar with the probe.
The conflict in Ukraine and its potential impact on the world economy has led Rabobank, the largest Dutch mortgage lender, to warn of possible knock-on effects to its business.
The City of London, a banking powerhouse and playground for Russia’s rich, will likely bear the brunt of Europe’s concerted efforts to punish Putin.
We have a new website for you. At least, it was new to us: ‘President of Russia’, the English version.
'I imagined myself with a gun, marching'.
In a week when BP's involvement in Russia once again raised concern among investors, the City can draw consolation from the fact that chief executive Bob Dudley is a veteran of the country's perilous politics.
BP has warned investors that its finances and corporate image could be hurt by western sanctions against Russia.
David Cameron does not currently believe Russia should be stripped of hosting the 2018 World Cup but is not surprised the issue is being raised, Downing Street says.
Investors in the former Russian oil company Yukos are confident they will receive a multi-billion pound financial settlement on Monday in a landmark case that threatens maximum embarrassment for BP and the Kremlin at a sensitive time.
The announcement of an inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko suggests the recent tragedy has altered the government's attitude towards Russia.