Category Archives: Russia

Press Releases & News from Russia distributed via EuropaWire

Vnesheconombank expects to extend financing for the first National Technological Initiative (NTI) projects in 2017

MOSCOW, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vnesheconombank expects to extend financing for the first National Technological Initiative (NTI) projects as early as this year. The funds allocated to promote the NTI projects may reach RUB 10 billion. The respective documents have … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab’s report on the history and evolution of the Dridex banking Trojan

MOSCOW, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab has compiled a report on the history and evolution of the Dridex banking Trojan – a six-year-old threat that has caused millions of dollars’ worth of damage, and which continues to adapt and attack … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab has completed the integration and certification of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business with ConnectWise Manage

Kaspersky Lab has completed the integration and certification of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business with ConnectWise Manage for remote monitoring and management (RMM) and ConnectWise Automate for professional service automation (PSA). Kaspersky Lab’s MSP partners can now benefit from a … Read the full press release

LUKOIL applied new approach to the development of geological hydrodynamic models

MOSCOW, 03-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LUKOIL has applied a new approach to the development of geologicalhydrodynamic models used to study the Lower Permian accumulation of Varandey field in the Timan-Pechora Oil and Gas Province on the basis of hydro-dynamic and geophysical … Read the full press release

SCF Group Honored For the Seventh Year In A Row At Marine Money Awards

MOSCOW, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Marine Money, an international maritime finance publication, has awarded SCF Group in its annual industry awards for 2016: SCF’s USD 750 million 7-year bond offering has been named ‘Institutional Debt Deal of the Year 2016’. … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce combined heat and power plants supply energy in 30 greenhouses in Holland, Belgium, Russia and the UK

2 CHP plants for tomato greenhouse in Belgium go into operation 10 year Long-term service agreement signed Rolls-Royce gensets deliver a total electrical output of 270 MW in 30 greenhouses in Holland, Belgium, Russia and the UK FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, 26-Apr-2017 — … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab Encourages Qualified Individuals To Submit Reports On Software Bugs In Bug Bounty Program

MOSCOW, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab has announced the extension of its Bug Bounty Program, which encourages qualified individuals and organizations to submit reports on vulnerabilities and bugs found in its products. Initially launched in August 2016, in partnership with … Read the full press release

MAYKOR Entrusted With comprehensive Maintenance of LUKOIL-Permnefteprodukt Project

MOSCOW, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Avtotank-Service (a subsidiary of MAYKOR that specializes in servicing gas stations) won a tender for high-level maintenance work as part of a LUKOIL-Permnefteprodukt project. The contract involves implementing the full range of maintenance and service work … Read the full press release

Lukoil Commences Transportation of Platform Topside to the caspian Sea

MOSCOW, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LUKOIL commenced transportation of the topside of a fixed offshore ice-resistant platform (LSP-2), intended for Phase 2 of Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea. A tugboat caravan will tow the topside, weighing over seven thousand … Read the full press release

STRABAG selected to build 202 turnkey luxury residential units in Moscow

202 residential units in the centre of Moscow Scheduled completion in mid-2019 MOSCOW, 31-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European construction group STRABAG has been hired by AO Don-Stroy Invest – one of Moscow’s leading real estate developers for luxury apartments – … Read the full press release

Gazprom and Moldovagaz Discuss Cooperation Between Companies

MOSCOW, 16-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Vasile Botnari, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Moldovagaz, took place at the Gazprom headquarters today. The parties discussed the ongoing and future activities of Moldovagaz and cooperation between the … Read the full press release

MAYKOR-BTE to provide technical support to TKB Bank’s ATM Network

MOSCOW, 16-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BTE (a subsidiary of MAYKOR), which specializes in servicing banking equipment, won the tender for technical support of TKB Bank’s fleet of ATMs. The scope of the contract covers 60 regions in Russia. According to the … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: Industrial sabotage most likely behind DDoS attack against businesses

More than two in five (43%) businesses who were victim to a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on their IT system believe their competitors were behind it. According to research by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, rival firms are … Read the full press release

Russian oil company recognized for best practices in corporate social responsibility

MOSCOW, 14-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Based on the results of ratings conducted in 2016 by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE), LUKOIL is part of the pacesetter group in the field of sustainable development and corporate responsibility. The … Read the full press release

Wintershall to move its Russian branch office from Moscow to St. Petersburg

KASSEL, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From the Moskva to the Neva estuary: Wintershall is moving its Russian branch office, which currently has around 90 employees, from Moscow to St. Petersburg in August 2017. “Relocating Wintershall’s Russian branch office to St. Petersburg … 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

ROSATOM’s international mining company – Uranium One to supply of 400 tons of natural uranium to Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil

MOSCOW, 06-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Uranium One Inc., a member of ROSATOM’s international mining company – Uranium One, has become a winner of the open international tender for the supply of 982,000 pounds (approximately 400 tons) of natural uranium in 2017 … Read the full press release

Kaspersky launches new cybersecurity service with Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulation Online training (KIPS Online) tournament

MOSCOW, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab announces the availability of its Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulation Online training (KIPS Online). KIPS Online is a valuable addition to previously available and highly regarded KIPS Live offline cybersecurity training. Both Live and Online … Read the full press release

MIT students to learn about cybersecurity through simulation games at the “Think Security” seminar

Seminar to address critical infrastructure cybersecurity through interactive Capture the Flag competitions and simulation games MOSCOW, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab announced today it will host a cybersecurity seminar, titled “Think Security,” which offers MIT students an opportunity to learn … Read the full press release

Artists to join Antarctic Biennale — a 12-day creative expedition from Argentina to the Antarctic and back

Eugene Kaspersky, Chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, will be joining the first ever Antarctic Biennale – a creative journey that will bring together artists, scientists and technology visionaries from all over the world, to explore and create a universal … Read the full press release

Rosnedra to release formal auction results for Sukhoi Log in February 2017

This deposit is one of the largest undeveloped gold deposits in the world MOSCOW, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On January 26, the Russian Federal Agency for Subsoil Use (Rosnedra) held an auction for a licence for Sukhoi Log, one of the largest gold deposit in … Read the full press release

Parachute system developed by Universal Moscow Design and Production Complex used for humanitarian operation

P-7 parachute platforms supplied by the Technodinamika group proved to be 100% efficient during a humanitarian operation in Syria MOSCOW, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This was discussed at an extended session of the Russian Defence Ministry Board on the results of the Armed … Read the full press release

Made in Moscow expo to showcase medical equipment from Shvabe and water treatment plant developed by the Polyus Research Institute

The Middle East accounts for 10% of medical equipment exported by the Holding MOSCOW, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Russian company is going to show its developments in neonatology: intensive care incubator, phototherapeutic irradiator and heater. In addition, Shvabe will be … Read the full press release

Bank grants 20M euro loan to Irkut Corporation to promote high-tech products in the global market

The funds allocated for the Irkut Corporation amount to 20 million euro MOSCOW, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The base bank for the Russian industry, Novikombank, has granted a loan to the Irkut Corporation (a member of the United Aircraft Corporation) amounting to 20 million euro … Read the full press release

Splav Research and Production Association launches new rockets

“Tornado S marks a new era in the industry,” says the general director of Splav Research and Production Association Vladimir Lepin MOSCOW, 30-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Splav Research and Production Association was established in 1945.  Since late 1950s the enterprise has developed new multiple … Read the full press release

Skolkovo Innovation Center to present 10 robotics startups at Bett show at ExCeL London on 25-28 January 2017

MOSCOW, 25-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Skolkovo Innovation Center will present 10 robotics startups at Bett show, which will take place at ExCeL London on 25-28 January 2017.  With a history of over 30 years Bett aims to deliver the vast knowledge … Read the full press release

AREVA NP supplied Rosatom with safety instrumentation and control system for its Russian nuclear power plant

PARIS, 04-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — AREVA NP supplied Rosatom with its safety instrumentation and control (I&C) system for its installation within unit 1 of the Novovoronezh-2*Russian nuclear power plant, which has been connected to the grid recently. AREVA NP supplied the … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab uncovered a remarkable evolution in Android OS malware: the Switcher Trojan

Newly-discovered Trojan uses unsuspecting Android device users as tools to redirect traffic from WiFi-connected devices to websites controlled by the attackers MOSCOW, 28-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab experts have uncovered a remarkable evolution in Android OS malware: the Switcher Trojan. … Read the full press release

Sovcomflot’s Arctic shuttle tanker Shturman Albanov first to receive a Polar Ship Certificate by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia, 28-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Shturman Albanov, Sovcomflot’s unique Arctic shuttle tanker, was the first to receive a Polar Ship Certificate. This Certificate confirms the vessel’s compliance with the requirements of the Polar Code, to take effect on January … Read the full press release

Vnesheconombank to focus on five core priorities as part of its 2021 strategy

MOSCOW, 23-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On 21 December, Vnesheconombank’s Supervisory Board approved the Bank’s strategy to 2021. According to it, the Bank is to focus on five core priorities: financing high value added manufacturing projects; developing infrastructure; supporting non-commodity export; contributing … Read the full press release