Category Archives: Russia

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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

China and Russia expand cooperation in the nuclear sector based on the principles of balance of interests and mutual benefits

MOSCOW, 10-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A statement of Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, and Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, on the development of the strategic cooperation in peaceful uses of … Read the full press release

Soldi troppo in nero: una compagnia Europea paga a gli guerriglieri

KIEV, 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — “Giornalisti contro la corruzzione e illegittimità” – un gruppo di giornalisti-investigatori Ucraini – ha comunicato dei documenti compromettenti che si sono trovati a loro disposizione e confermano la collaborazione della compagnia europea Flame SA con … Read the full press release

L’argent trop «noir»: Une société européenne paye aux rebelles

KIEV, 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — «Les journalistes contre la corruption et l’illégalité», un groupe de journalistes enquêteurs ukrainiens, a signalé des documents compromettants dont on avait saisi, qui témoignent de la collaboration de la société européenne «Flame SA» avec la … Read the full press release

Leading automotive equipment supplier in Russia Itelma selects Oberthur Technologies to connect cars to emergency call system and to VimpelCom

PARIS, 02-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced that Itelma, the biggest Tier 1 automotive equipment supplier in Russia, has selected OT to connect cars to ERA-GLONASS, the … Read the full press release

Russian Helicopters to build helicopter training center for the Land Forces of Peru

The agreement with the Peruvian side specifies plans to complete construction of the center during the second half of 2017 MOSCOW, 31-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Russian Helicopters will build and equip a helicopter training center for the Land Forces of Peru. … 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

Wintershall and Gazprom joint venture Achimgaz passed the impressive production level of 20 billion cubic meters of natural gas

A further milestone has been achieved! Novy Urengoy, Russia, 04-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A further milestone has been achieved! Achimgaz, a joint venture from Wintershall and Gazprom, has recently passed the impressive production level of 20 billion cubic meters of natural … Read the full press release

SYSTECH AND SERVICEPOINT PARTNER TO DELIVER SERIALIZATION AND TRACK & TRACE SOLUTIONS TO PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY IN EUROPE

Two leaders in packaging and serialization technology enter into global agreement KUOPIO, Finland, 23-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Systech International, a global leader in brand protection technologies, today announces the extension of its strategic partnership with Servicepoint, a leading serialization automation … Read the full press release

Uralkali and JSC Uralchem presented production of granular amines at the Khimia-2016 exhibition

Berezniki, Russia, 20-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Uralkali (the Company; MICEX: URKA), in association with JSC Uralchem, have presented a new joint project at the Khimia-2016 exhibition — production of granular amines. Granular amines are unique for the Russian chemical industry; they are intended to replace imported analogues in the … Read the full press release

ECE to manage Aura in Surgut shopping center in Russia

HAMBURG, 16-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ECE has taken over the management and leasing of yet another shopping center in Russia: Aura in Surgut is the sixth shopping center in the portfolio of ECE Russia. The company now manages six centers comprising … Read the full press release

Gazprom and RusGazDobycha to develop Parusovoye, Severo-Parusovoye and Semakovskoye fields located in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area

MOSCOW, 05-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Artyom Obolensky, Director General of RusGazDobycha, today signed at the Eastern Economic Forum 2016 in Vladivostok a Master Agreement regarding the joint project for the development of the Parusovoye, Severo-Parusovoye and Semakovskoye fields … Read the full press release

Airbus Corporate Jets to showcase ACJ319 at the Jet Expo show in Moscow from 8 to 10 September 2016

Highlights best cabin of any business jet TOULOUSE, 05-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Corporate Jets is exhibiting an ACJ319, operated by MJet on VVIP charters, at the Jet Expo1 show in Moscow. Part of the ACJ320 Family, which has the widest … Read the full press release

PJSC LUKOIL to build gas turbine thermal power plant in Republic of Komi

MOSCOW, 30-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — PJSC LUKOIL has begun commissioning activities on a gas turbine thermal power plant in the Timan-Pechora petroleum province of the Republic of Komi. This project will allow for satisfying growing needs for electrical power and steam … Read the full press release

VTB Group posts unaudited consolidated IFRS results for the 7 months ended 31 July 2016

MOSCOW, 26-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — VTB Bank (“VTB” or “the Bank”), the parent company of VTB Group (“the Group”), today publishes its unaudited consolidated IFRS results for July 2016 and the 7 months ended 31 July 2016. Income Statement Net profit was RUB 2.4 billion … 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

UC RUSAL: scandium oxide of the concentration exceeding 99% produced for the first time

MOSCOW, 19-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486; Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL; Moscow Exchange: RUAL/RUALR), a leading global aluminium producer, for the first time produced scandium oxide of the concentration exceeding 99%. The market price of the new product is up to … Read the full press release

Real-time Threat Data Feeds from Kaspersky Lab can now be integrated into customers’ security operations by leveraging the Threat Intelligence App for Splunk

MOSCOW, 17-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Customers can now integrate real-time Threat Data Feeds from Kaspersky Lab into their security operations by leveraging the Threat Intelligence App for Splunk.  Kaspersky Threat Intelligence Data Feeds were launched earlier this year as part of … 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