The account is led by director Andrew Hey and Doha-based director Sebastian Hoyle.
Wholly owned by VTB Group, Russia's second largest bank, VTB Capital is the investment business of the bank focusing on the debt, equity and global commodities markets.
VTB Capital is headquartered in Moscow with offices in London and Singapore and is developing its business by opening new offices in key strategic regions.
The institution acts as for investors from around the world wishing to participate the Russian market alongside a local partner offerring support in both Russian and international financial centres.
Citigate's newly opened Qatar office, which acts as the headquarters of its Gulf financial PR offering, was recently been granted a license by the Qatar Financial Centre to operate in this market.