Tag Archives: RUSSIA

Russia, Israel and Bulgaria team cleaned up Vilkitsky Island in the east of the Kara Sea supported by LUKOIL

MOSCOW, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LUKOIL supported an environmental expedition to scavenge Vilkitsky Island in the east of the Kara Sea, as envisaged by a cooperation agreement between the company and the government of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District. After two … Read the full press release

Solikamsk Thermal Power Station in Russia to undergo modernization

HELSINKI, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish technology group Wärtsilä will supply equipment for a 55 MW combined heat and power plant to Solikamsk, Russia, in order to modernize the Solikamsk Thermal Power Station. Wärtsilä’s scope covers an extended engineering and equipment … Read the full press release

ABBYY Launches an Open API for Its Trademark Lingvo Dictionaries

Moscow, Russia, 17-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABBYY launches Lingvo API, an open API for its trademark Lingvo dictionaries. The new ABBYY Lingvo API gives developers an opportunity to integrate translation, definition, suggested spelling and other features into their services using … Read the full press release

Experts from Tunisia, Morocco and Russia debate on the role of nuclear technologies in achieving sustainable development

MOSCOW, 10-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ —The round table on the role of nuclear technologies in achieving sustainable development, organized by the Arab Atomic Energy Agency, it was attended by a group of experts from Tunisia, Morocco and Russia with the purpose … Read the full press release

Fortum’s heat and power plant Chelyabinsk GRES inaugurated in Russia

HELSINKI, 18-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Fortum’s combined heat and power plant Chelyabinsk GRES was inaugurated today in Russia. Chelyabinsk GRES unit 1 has been in commercial operation since December 2015 and unit 2 since March 2016. Speaking at the inauguration event, Fortum’s President … Read the full press release

Toyota RAV4 launches at Toyota’s plant in Saint Petersburg; key to Toyota’s sustainable development in Russia

On August 22nd the first Toyota RAV4 rolled off the production line at Toyota’s plant in Saint-Petersburg. Investment into production capacity increase and Toyota RAV4 launch totaled 9,7 billion RUR. Hiring of new employees is ongoing. With gradual production volume … Read the full press release

Outotec won EUR 30 million contract for the delivery of flotation and dewatering technology in Russia

Outotec to deliver flotation and dewatering technology to Russia ESPOO, 16-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of flotation and dewatering technology in Russia. The contract value is close to EUR 30 million including … Read the full press release

UK PM David Cameron spoke with Russian President Putin about Syria: UK and Russia should work together

LONDON, 10-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Prime Minister David Cameron spoke with President Putin about the situation in Syria. A Downing Street spokesperson said: The Prime Minister called the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, this morning to discuss the situation in … Read the full press release

GE, Inter RAO and United Engine Corporation joint venture Russian Gas Turbines LLC opens gas turbine manufacturing facility in Rybinsk, Russia

The first two turbines will be assembled as early as in 2015 MOSCOW, 29-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Russian Gas Turbines LLC, a joint venture of GE (NYSE: GE), Inter RAO and  United Engine Corporation (UEC, a Rostec subsidiary), opened a … Read the full press release

MAN delivered nine TGS 8×4 chassis for heavy recovery vehicles to service Sochi, Russia

The Russian city is well-equipped for the traffic onrush Augsburg, Germany, 10-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — MAN has delivered nine TGS 8×4 chassis for heavy recovery vehicles, which have been put into service in the Russian city of Sochi. With the expansion … Read the full press release

Kesko Food opened its fourth K-ruoka food store in St. Petersburg, Russia

Kesko Food today opened its fourth food store in the St. Petersburg area. In addition to the four stores already in operation, Kesko Food’s objective is to open three new large food stores in the St. Petersburg area by the … Read the full press release

Russia’s largest independent gas producer NOVATEK to expand Purovsky plant capacity from 5 to 11 million tons

Moscow, Russia, 31-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — OAO NOVATEK (“NOVATEK” and/or the “Company”) announced today that first two (out of four) gas condensate stabilization trains with three (3) million tons per annum overall capacity were launched as part of a project for expanding … Read the full press release

Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) to launch export credits for SME environmentally-friendly projects in Russia, the Ukraine and Belarus

Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO) will begin offering export credits for small-scale projects with environmental benefits in Russia, the Ukraine and Belarus. The export credits are intended for Nordic companies export deliveries valued at EUR 0.5-5 million. Nordic export credit … Read the full press release

B2B International and Kaspersky Lab survey revealed almost 30% of users received bogus bank emails

Moscow, Russia, 07-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — According to the Kaspersky Consumer Security Risks survey carried out by B2B International with Kaspersky Lab in Summer 2013, approximately 30% of users have received bogus emails claiming to come from banks. The fraudsters often use fake notifications … Read the full press release

EU at G20 Summit: restore global confidence, sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and fight against tax avoidance worldwide

04-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Improving confidence in the global economy, making decisive progress on the way to sustainable and inclusive global growth, countering protectionism and stepping up the fight against tax avoidance and evasion worldwide: these should be amongst the main results … Read the full press release

Ramboll to present engineering solutions for the oil and gas industry at ONS Norway exhibition 19-21 August 2013

19-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — How can we support the oil and gas industry moving towards harsh and remote northern areas? And how do we safeguard the fragile arctic environment? Meet Ramboll and get the answers at the ONS Norway exhibition 19-21 … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz delivered 811,227 vehicles in H1 2013, 8.1% sales growth, starts H2-2013 with best-ever July

Stuttgart, 06-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz reported its best-ever July results and started the second half of the year successfully by selling 116,790 units and generating growth of 20.0%. It has delivered 811,227 vehicles to customers since the beginning of the … Read the full press release

EBRD provides €190M long-term loan to global leader in the wood-based panels market Kronospan

30-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed two separate long-term loans today, which will provide up to €190 million for the construction by Kronospan – a privately held global leader in the wood-based panels … Read the full press release

Vietnam representative delegation headed by Tran Van Tung visited National Research Nuclear University MEPHI Russia

25-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On the 22nd of July a representative delegation of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam headed by Deputy Minister of Science and Technologies Tran Van Tung paid a visit to the National Research Nuclear University MEPHI. The foreign guests’ … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain starts production at its first plasterboard plant in Russia

19-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Already present in the habitat and construction markets in Russia through its Industrial Mortars and Insulation businesses, Saint-Gobain has just started production at its first plasterboard plant in the country. The new site – which also contains … Read the full press release

Groupe Auchan’s Russian supermarkets Atak opened its 100th store

On 19 June, Atak, the brand of the Russian supermarkets of the Auchan group, opened its 100th store in Nizjni Novgorod. 5-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The 100th Atak store opened to the public on 19 June in Nizjni Novgorod, in the presence … Read the full press release

K-food stores cashback service expanded to cover the whole of Finland

2-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In connection with their card purchases, customers can withdraw up to 200 euros with the debit cards of all Finnish banks. No minimum limit has been set for withdrawals. A service fee of 50 cents is charged … Read the full press release

400 tons of toxic rocket fuel safely removed from Kazakhstan with the help of OSCE

SARY OZEK, KAZAKHSTAN, 1-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A train carrying 410 tonnes of a toxic rocket fuel component, which had been stored in deteriorating containers, left Kazakhstan today for safe disposal at a specialized chemical plant in Dzerzhinsk, Russia as part … Read the full press release

EBRD president Sir Suma Chakrabarti met with Russian president Vladimir Putin over dinner organised by Russian Direct Investment Fund

26-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Sir Suma Chakrabarti, the EBRD president, has attended a dinner organised by the Russian Direct Investment Fund and hosted by President Putin in St Petersburg. Sir Suma used the occasion to urge further investment in Russia’s … Read the full press release

EU to attend G20 summit in Saint Petersburg, Russia on 5-6 September 2013, media accreditation open until 15 July

25-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy will participate in the G20 summit on 5-6 September in Saint Petersburg, Russia, representing the European Union. The location of the venue is the … Read the full press release

Alstom to attend Atomexpo exhibition in St.Petersbourg, Russia, June 26–28, 2013, Mikhailovsky Manezh

25-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — AtomExpo is a three-day forum comprising international nuclear energy congress and exhibition. This event organized by the Russian State Nuclear Corporation (Rosatom) is currently the major international exhibition and business ground of the Russian nuclear industry, enterprises and … Read the full press release

WirelessCar received 2 awards at Telematics Update Detroit

Gothenburg, 11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A jury of six telematics experts from across the industry selected WirelessCar as the Best Telematics Product or Service Launch in an Emerging Market (BRIC Region) and recognized Martin Rosell, Managing Director of WirelessCar, who received … Read the full press release

EU, Russia in agreement to fight against illicit drugs

Brussels, 5-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Joint press release of the Council of the EU and the European Commission Today the EU and Russia completed signature of a new cooperation agreement on the control of drug precursors, at the EU-Russia Summit in Yekaterinburg. … Read the full press release

EU27, Russia trade reached record levels in 2012

EU-Russia summit An EU27 deficit of 90 bn euro with Russia in 2012 3-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Following a sharp fall in 2009, EU27 international trade in goods with Russia has grown strongly since then to reach record levels in 2012. After falling from 105 … Read the full press release

ROSATOM at Africa’s largest power and energy exhibition

Johannesburg, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ROSATOM is among more than 200 exhibitors that are participating in Africa’s largest power and energy show. The exhibition which is known as the “Power and Electricity World Africa 2013” is an annual event which brings … Read the full press release