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By John Helmer in Moscow The break-up of the partnership controlling Norilsk Nickel and Polyus Gold grows more interesting by the day. A half-century ago, hardboiled US city cops used to prosecute the so-called badger game. At its origin, this involved a woman luring a man into a compromising position, only to be caught in […]

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By John Helmer in Moscow Russian steelmaker makes billion-dollar bid for Fortescue without explanation to the Russian market. When Victor Rashnikov, owner of Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Combine (MMK), was in London in April, trying to persuade shareholders to buy up to 14% of his shares, he claimed that the steel mill, Russia’s largest, had secured its […]