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Press Releases & News from Russia distributed via EuropaWire

MegaFon will acquire PJSC VimpelCom’s 50% interest in Euroset; VimpelCom takes half of Euroset’s retail stores

AMSTERDAM/MOSCOW, 12-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd., a leading global provider of telecommunications and digital services serving more than 235 million customers, and Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (LSE: MFON), a leading Russian provider of integrated digital services (“MegaFon”), have agreed … Read the full press release

Nigerian Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks seek to hijack genuine business accounts – Kaspersky Lab

MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Attackers behind a recent surge in phishing and payment-interception attacks on industrial companies are also stealing victims’ project and operational plans, as well as diagrams of electrical and information networks, according to a report by Kaspersky … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: An accident involving a bank’s online banking services costs the organization $1,754,000 on average

MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The crippling financial implications of online banking security incidents have been brought to light by the latest Kaspersky Lab report into cybersecurity threats in the financial sector. The report shows that an accident involving a bank’s … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab opens Future Tech Lab in Israel to combat emerging threats in IoT

New research hub will combat the cyber threats to future technologies MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Cybercriminals are increasingly willing and able to launch attacks on critical infrastructure, particularly industrial control systems connected to the Internet, and future technologies like IoT … Read the full press release

Radicati Group analysis awarded Kaspersky Lab’s Anti Targeted Attack platform “Trail Blazer” quadrant status

MOSCOW, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A competitive analysis of the market for Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) by The Radicati Group has awarded Kaspersky Lab’s Anti Targeted Attack platform “Trail Blazer” quadrant status, one of its top market leadership positions. The result … Read the full press release

Construction Project for Power of Siberia To Complete 1100 kilometre pipeline by late 2017

MOSCOW, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Gazprom in Eastern Russia, Entry into Asia-Pacific Markets Press Conference was held in Moscow today in the lead-up to the annual General Shareholders Meeting. The Press Conference featured Vitaly Markelov and Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairmen of the Management Committee, Vyacheslav Mikhalenko and Sergey Prozorov, Members of the Management Committee and … Read the full press release

MAYKOR-GMCS’s revenue in the mobile development grew by 25% vs 2015

MAYKOR-GMCS entered the rating of the largest mobile application developers for business and government agencies. The rating was prepared by the analytical agency CNews Analytics based on the results of 2016. MOSCOW, 09-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Compared to 2015, the … Read the full press release

MegaFon, Russian Railways to provide passengers on high speed and long distance trains with mobile coverage and wireless internet

St Petersburg, RUSSIA, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The agreement was signed by Russian Railways CIO Evgeny Charkin and MegaFon COO Anna Serebryanikova at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum. The companies plan to step up cooperation to provide passengers on high speed and long … Read the full press release

LUKOIL: second-stage facilities at Yuri Korchagin field in Caspian Sea

MOSCOW, 05-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LUKOIL continues the construction of second-stage facilities at Yuri Korchagin field, in the northern part of the Caspian Sea. A jacket for the wellhead platform was delivered to the site and installed at the destination point, … Read the full press release

New class of micro-organisms in Siberian soda lakes discovered

DELFT, Netherlands, 30-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from Delft and Moscow have discovered a new class of micro-organisms in Siberian soda lakes. These organisms grow in sodium carbonate brines with a pH 10 and convert methyl group of organic material … Read the full press release

UC RUSAL signs new syndicated USD1.7 billion Pre-Export Finance Term Facility Agreement

MOSCOW, 29-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486, Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL, Moscow Exchange: RUAL/RUALR), a leading global aluminium producer, announces that it has entered into a new syndicated Pre-Export Finance Term Facility Agreement with the following key terms and conditions: … Read the full press release

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