Category Archives: Russia

Press Releases & News from Russia distributed via EuropaWire

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

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