Russia fires off €1bn bond amid 'new Cold War' fears

International uproar over Russia seizing three Ukrainian navy ships last weekend did not stop Russia selling a €1bn 2.875% 2025 bond on Tuesday. But investor fears are growing ever higher over the likelihood of further US sanctions on the country. Russia’s pivot away from dollars seems to indicate the same concerns. Francesca Young, Sam Kerr and Lewis McLellan report.

  • By Francesca Young, Lewis McLellan, Sam Kerr
  • 29 Nov 2018

Russia seized three Ukrainian navy ships on Sunday, sparking civil unrest in Ukraine, driving the tension between the two countries back up and increasing chatter around further Western sanctions on Russia, which said that it was simply protecting its own borders.

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