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Exxon lodges claim at Stockholm court in Russia tax dispute-ministry MOSCOW, April 2 (Reuters) – U.S. oil and gas major ExxonMobil has lodged a claim against Russia at the Stockholm arbitrage court as part of a tax dispute over its project in Russia's far east, a spokeswoman for Russia's Energy Ministry said on Thursday. Read…

Exxon Takes Russia to Stockholm Court in 0 Million Tax Dispute U.S. energy major ExxonMobil has launched a court case against Russia at the Stockholm arbitration court in a tax dispute over a project in Russia's Far East, newspaper Vedomosti reported Thursday citing Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak. Read more on The Moscow Times

Russian Submarine Found In Stockholm, Sweden? Russia Blames NATO … Russian media reports were similarly dismissive of the idea. For example, Rossiyskaya Gazeta argues the submarine was actually a NATO vessel near in Stockholm. “But to say that means to admit that the Russians are innocent,” the paper wrote according … Read more on The…

Russia says sues Ukraine for .5 bn in Stockholm arbitration court‎ "Gazprom has turned to the Stockholm arbitration court to sue Ukraine's Naftogaz for $ 4.5 billion" (3.3 billion euros), the state-controlled company said in a statement, noting the Ukrainian firm had violated its contractual obligations by refusing to … Read more on Focus News

Russia boosts military, global arms spending fall STOCKHOLM — For the first time in 10 years, Russia last year spent a bigger share of its overall economy on arms investments than the U.S. as it seeks to bolster its military capability, a Swedish arms watchdog said Monday. The Stockholm International … Read more on Modesto Bee

Sweden concerned about Russia as well – Grybauskaitė in Stockholm Sweden is concerned about the demonstration of military power by Russia, says Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė, currently in Stockholm. In her words, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt compared Russia's recent military flights with Moscow … Read more on LithuaniaTribune

Obama in Stockholm before heading to G20 summit in Russia STOCKHOLM President Obama is seeking to use a 24-hour visit to this Swedish capital to show a softer side of American diplomacy even as the world's gaze remains fixed anxiously on Syria. He intends to focus in the Nordic nation on climate change, trade … Read…

Russia is a jerk to LGBTs, so now embassy has pretty rainbow crosswalk This colorful crossing materialized over the weekend in Stockholm, right outside the Russian embassy. Stockholm police say the vibrant rainbow "will probably be classified as vandalism or a violation of traffic regulations." Unlike Russian cops, who'd … Read more on msnNOW

Tele2 lifted by Russia and easing domestic competition STOCKHOLM, July 19 (Reuters) – Swedish telecoms group Tele2 buoyed investors with news that it is over the worst of a price war in its domestic market and is making strong progress in Russia and Kazakhstan. Second-quarter results were hurt by Tele2's … Read more on Reuters