Category Archives: Russia

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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

Kaspersky Lab: Children from Israel, UK, US, Sweden and Canada the worst culprits for risky online behavior in 2016

With Christmas just round the corner and expectant children worldwide hoping for presents from Santa Claus for their good behavior, Kaspersky Lab has revealed which countries’ children are the worst culprits for risky online behavior over the last 12 months. … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: New decryptor for files locked with the latest version of the CryptXXX ransomware

After releasing decryption tools for two variants of CryptXXX ransomware in April and May 2016, Kaspersky Lab is releasing a new decryptor for files that have been locked with the latest version of the malware. This malicious program was capable … Read the full press release

Management Board changes at Uralkali

Berezniki, Russia, 19-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Uralkali (the Company; MICEX: URKA) announces the following basic decisions taken by its Board of Directors at the meeting on 14 December 2016. The Board reviewed the report on results of the Company’s activity for 9 months of 2016, approved the Company’s consolidated annual … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo to loan EUR750m for the construction of natural gas liquefaction plant in Siberia

• Two credit lines have been issued with a duration of approximately 15 years, respectively amounting to 400 and 350 million and guaranteed by the export credit agencies SACE and COFACE • The deal signed with SACE will support a pool of … Read the full press release

US Supreme Court: Archangel Diamond Corporation (ADC) Liquidation Trust’s case against LUKOIL could not be pursued in the United States

MOSCOW, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The United States Supreme Court became the seventh separate court to agree with PJSC LUKOIL that Archangel Diamond Corporation (ADC) Liquidation Trust’s case against LUKOIL could not be pursued in the United States. By this decision … Read the full press release

Gorenje Group unveils Spartak-branded line-up of domestic appliances for the CIS region

MOSCOW, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For several years, Russia has been one of the key markets for Gorenje Group. Through a partnership with Spartak Moscow football club, Gorenje is increasing its brand awareness throughout the whole CIS region as Spartak is … 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

ROSATOM won 6 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medal at the world skills championship WorldSkills Hi-Tech 2016

MOSCOW, 10-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The national team of ROSATOM won 6 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze medal at the world skills championship WorldSkills Hi-Tech 2016, which was completed on November 3 in Yekaterinburg. This year, ROSATOM expanded the number … Read the full press release

ROSATOM’s ASE Group of Companies and Dassault Systèmes sign three-year cooperation agreement at IAEA in Vienna

MOSCOW, 10-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, and the leading Russian nuclear power plant engineering procurement and construction company ASE Group of Companies (ASE), part of ROSATOM, today announced the signing of … Read the full press release