Category Archives: Russia

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ESET Research Exposes Operation Texonto: Russian-Aligned Disinformation Campaign Targets Ukrainians

(IN BRIEF) ESET Research uncovered Operation Texonto, a disinformation and psychological operations (PSYOPs) campaign utilizing spam emails to influence Ukrainian citizens, suggesting Russia’s superiority in the ongoing conflict. The campaign consisted of two waves in November and December 2023, spreading … Read the full press release

Coordinated Action Targets Illegal Exports to Russia; Three Suspects Arrested

(IN BRIEF) Eurojust and Europol supported a joint operation by Dutch, German, Latvian, Lithuanian, and Canadian authorities targeting alleged violations of export sanctions to Russia. During the operation, three suspects were apprehended, and 14 locations were searched as part of … Read the full press release

EIB Partners with Kyiv to Transform Urban Electric Transport System and Reduce Russian Dependency

(IN BRIEF) The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the city of Kyiv have signed a cooperation agreement to provide strategic advisory services for the transformation of Kyiv’s urban electric transport system. The partnership, supported by a €480,000 technical assistance grant … Read the full press release

Продюсер Михаил Пелег, как сообщается, работает над новым сериалом с участием крупной голливудской актрисы

CТАТЬЯ НЕДАВНО ОПУБЛИКОВАННАЯ ИЗДАНИЕМ SEEN & HEARD MEDIA РАСКРЫЛА ЭКСКЛЮЗИВНЫЕ ПОДРОБНОСТИ О НОВОМ ПРОЕКТЕ МИХАИЛА ПЕЛЕГА – СЕРИАЛЕ ПОД НАЗВАНИЕМ “CHRONOVERSE.” (ВКРАТЦЕ) Издание Seen & Heard Media опубликовало эксклюзивные детали о новом телевизионном проекте под названием “ChronoVerse,” который разрабатывается с … Read the full press release

Почему интерактивная «Карта мира» собрала ключевые антивоенные сообщества россиян по всему миру и становится для них важнейшим инструментом

«Карта мира» — это онлайн-платформа, которая помогает русскоязычным антивоенным активистам, объединяя их инициативы в одном месте, что усиливает организационные возможности глобального движения Сейчас на платформе зарегистрировано 144 инициатив и их число быстро растет. Организаторы проекта убеждены, что влияние антивоенной русской … Read the full press release

Online Organizing Platform “Map of Peace” Emerges as Key Tool for Diaspora Activists

Map of Peace is an online platform that helps Russian-speaking anti-war activists by serving as a centralized hub for all their initiatives, maximizing the organizing capabilities of the massive global community The platform currently hosts 144 such initiatives and is … Read the full press release

One Year Since the Invasion: New Series Highlights Everyday People Transformed by War into Heroes

Marketing agency bets on “heartbreaking, inspiring” campaign and offers €10,000 funding awards, and marketing support to galvanize fight for Ukrainian sovereignty (IN BRIEF) Digital marketing agency Renaissance3 launched a new campaign called “24 for 24” featuring 24 change makers, one … Read the full press release

Maersk verkauft Standorte in St. Petersburg und Novorossiysk an IG Finance Development

(IN KÜRZE) Maersk hat eine Vereinbarung getroffen, seine Logistikstandorte in St. Petersburg und Novorossiysk an IG Finance Development Limited zu verkaufen. Der Verkauf erfolgt im Rahmen der Entscheidung von Maersk im März 2022, seine Aktivitäten in Russland einzustellen. Die beiden … Read the full press release

Maersk Sells St. Petersburg and Novorossiysk Sites to IG Finance Development

(IN BRIEF) Maersk has reached an agreement to sell its logistics sites in St. Petersburg and Novorossiysk to IG Finance Development Limited. The sale comes as part of Maersk’s decision in March 2022 to discontinue its operations in Russia. The … Read the full press release Possible Consequences of the Incident in Poland

Dragana Trifkovic, head of the Center for Geostrategic Studies, presents the analysis of the possible consequences of the incident in Poland. (PRESS RELEASE) BELGRADE, 8-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — In the past months, we could hear various forecasts and warnings regarding … Read the full press release

Allianz Group divests 50.1 percent of its Russian business to Interholding LLC, the owner of Russian P/C insurer Zetta Insurance

Agreement aimed at ensuring continuity for clients and employees Transaction subject to regulatory approval (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 3-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Allianz Group (ETR: ALV), one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide, has announced the divestment of its … Read the full press release

Le groupe Allianz cède 50,1 % de ses activités russes à Interholding LLC, propriétaire de l’assureur P/C russe Zetta Insurance

Accord visant à assurer la continuité pour les clients et les employés Transaction soumise à l’approbation réglementaire (COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) MUNICH, 3-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Groupe Allianz (ETR : ALV), l’un des leaders intégrés fournisseurs de services financiers du monde entier, … Read the full press release

Shell Neft LLC, Shell’s retail stations and lubricants business in Russia, now sold to PJSC LUKOIL

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 25-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Shell plc (AMS: RDSA), a Dutch-British multinational oil and gas company, has announced the completion of the sale of its retail stations and lubricants business in Russia, Shell Neft LLC, to PJSC LUKOIL, … Read the full press release

Zurich Insurance Group announces its exit from the Russian insurance market

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 20-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Group (SWX: ZURN), Swiss’s largest insurer, has announced the sale of its property and casualty insurance company in Russia to some members of the local team of the unit. According to … Read the full press release

Zurich Insurance Group anuncia su salida del mercado asegurador ruso

(COMUNICADO DE PRENSA) ZÜRICH, 20-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Zurich Insurance Group (SWX: ZURN), la aseguradora más grande de Suiza, ha anunciado la venta de su compañía de seguros de propiedad y accidentes en Rusia a algunos miembros del equipo local … Read the full press release

Recherche sur la transition énergétique de DNV : un tiers du mix énergétique en Europe proviendra d’énergies non fossiles en 2024

Le mix énergétique va se décarboner plus rapidement en Europe. La consommation de gaz à elle seule sera inférieure de 9 % en 2024, les pays se tournant vers les énergies renouvelables Les émissions de gaz à effet de serre seront … Read the full press release

DNV’s Energy Transition Research: one third of the energy mix in Europe will come from non-fossil fuels in 2024

Energy mix will decarbonize more quickly in Europe. Gas consumption alone will be 9% lower in 2024 as countries pivot towards renewables Greenhouse gas emissions will be 580Mt (or 2.3%) lower in Europe in the period 2022-2030 Europe will produce … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ presenterà soluzioni innovative per la produzione di tessuti non tessuti e la produzione tessile all’INLEGMASH 2022 a Mosca

(COMUNICATO STAMPA) GRAZ, 14-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, gruppo tecnologico internazionale con sede in Austria attivo nella fornitura di impianti, ha annunciato la sua partecipazione a INLEGMASH 2022, un influente evento a livello di settore per professionisti del settore … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ to present innovative solutions for nonwovens production and textile manufacturing at INLEGMASH 2022 in Moscow

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 14-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ GROUP, Austria-based international technology group active in the supplies of plants, has announced its participation at INLEGMASH 2022, an influential industry-wide event for textile and garment industry professionals held in Moscow, Russia. … Read the full press release

Arburg to demonstrate hybrid high-performance Hidrive series at Interplastica 2022, an important trade fair for the Russian-speaking region

Interplastica: Important industry gathering for the Russian-speaking region Powerful: Hybrid Allrounder 520 H with medical technology application Russia: Market with high potential for medical technology and packaging (PRESS RELEASE) LOSSBURG, Germany, 10-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — ARBURG, one of the leading … Read the full press release

Rostelecom buys majority stake in digital transformation leader BFT Holding

(PRESS RELEASE) MOSCOW, 25-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Rostelecom PJSC (MOEX – RTS: RTKM, RTKMP; OTCQX: ROSYY), Russia’s national telecommunications operator, has announced the acquisition of a 50.01% stake in BFT Holding, a leading supplier of turnkey solutions for development and … Read the full press release

European Weightlifting Federation on its way for Electoral Congress

Press release on the meeting of the Executive Board of the EWF (PRESS RELEASE) MOSCOW, 12-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The meeting of the Executive Committee of the European Weightlifting Federation (EWF) was held on October 10 under the chairmanship of … Read the full press release

EBRD’s Women in Business and the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) to help Mongolian furniture manufacturer Ganbros set foothold in Russian and Chinese markets

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), an international financial institution, has announced that its Women in Business programme funded by the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) will provide support and business … Read the full press release

Archpriest Nikolay Balashov on Patriarch Bartholomew’s speeches in Kiev

(PRESS RELEASE) MOSCOW, 6-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Vice-chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate shares his thoughts about the speeches made in Kiev by Patriarch Bartholomew. The autocephaly (independence of a church) of the so-called … Read the full press release

SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit will be held in Ekaterinburg from 14 to 22 August 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) LAUSANNE, 10-Aug-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit, a 6-day annual gathering bringing together representatives from more than 100 international sports federations and organisations,  will be part of the Atmosphere Landscape Festival, which will be … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut opens its third factory in Russia

Further strengthening of presence in Russia The factory in Kaliningrad region will be the Group’s third in Russia Opening will further strengthen the presence of Barry Callebaut in the world’s third-largest chocolate confectionery market¹ Factory will be operational in August … Read the full press release

LOC successfully completes Marine Warranty Survey (“MWS”) services on the Tengizchevroil Project

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — LOC, part of the AqualisBraemar LOC Group, strengthens its position as the go to specialist for global energy construction projects with the successful completion of its Marine Warranty Survey (“MWS”) services on the … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö unveils new product platform to bring together its extensive range of high performance solutions specifically designed for durable applications

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 12-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a global leader in fiber-based materials, has announced the launch of Ahlstrom-Munksjö FibRoc® platform, which will bring together a wide range of high performance products under the same brand, making … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ GROUP subsidiaries ANDRITZ Maerz and Schuler to supply a complete production line for train wheels to Russia

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 29-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — ANDRITZ and Allegro signed a contract to supply a complete production line for train wheels. Allegro is a subsidiary of EVRAZ and RailService established to implement the project to produce train wheels in … Read the full press release

Banijay strengthens high-quality content offering with the appointment of Lars Blomgren as Head of Scripted, EMEA

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 10-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s largest independent content creation Group for television and multimedia platforms Banijay announces the appointment of Lars Blomgren as Head of Scripted, EMEA. Lars will work in partnership with the group’s hugely talented … Read the full press release

Galata Chemicals to produce Tin Stabilizers and Intermediates at Dahej, India

(PRESS RELEASE) LAMPERTHEIM, Germany, 3-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Galata Chemicals, a leading global producer of plastic additives, announced the commissioning of its newest Tin Stabilizer production facility in Dahej, India. This facility will produce Methyl, Butyl, and Octyl Tin Stabilizers, … Read the full press release

ANDRITZ delivers resource-saving PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine to Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC in Russia

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAZ, 15-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Austrian plant engineering group, ANDRITZ delivers 5.6 m wide PrimeLineTM W6 tissue machine to Arkhbum Tissue Group LLC in Vorsino (Kaluga region), Russia. Only a few weeks after start-up, the tissue production line … Read the full press release

LUKOIL scores Best oil and gas IT project at 2019’s ComNews Awards

LUKOIL scores Best oil and gas IT project at 2019's ComNews Awards. On the photo: Южный ягун.

(PRESS RELEASE) MOSCOW, 27-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — LUKOIL has just announced its integrated production modelling, used for commercial operation at the company’s West Siberian assets has been named the winner of the ComNews 2019 award for Best oil and gas … Read the full press release

Fortum-Rusnano wind investment fund starts a 50-megawatt (MW) wind power project in the Rostov region, Russia

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 5-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Fortum-Rusnano wind investment fund announced it is taking on its fifth project out of the total 1,823 MW awarded to the fund in the Russian wind auction during 2017 and 2018. The … Read the full press release

From SDK to interface: AppMetrica introduces fully redesigned crash reports

No one likes it when an app crashes. And that’s putting it mildly. Crashes fray the nerves of users and developers alike. Errors in code degrade the user experience and, as a result, affect conversions. Crash analytics are essential for … Read the full press release

Learn readership preferences with Yandex.Metrica content analytics

Yandex.Metrica, a global all-round web analytics tool, introduces a new feature for online publishers – content reports. This update provides a clear and instant understanding of how the content works and what can be done to increase the audience engagement. … Read the full press release

Work of the Portuguese Surrealist artist again in Moscow next November

(PRESS RELEASE) MOSCOW, 13-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Surrealist artist Santiago Ribeiro is once again present in the Russian capital where he has been exhibiting since 2011. Noting this presence will be the painting “Industrial of Apples” that has gone through … Read the full press release

Total announces launch of Arctic LNG 2 development located on the Gydan peninsula, Russia

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 5-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Total announces approval of final investment decision (FID) for Arctic LNG 2, a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) development located on the Gydan peninsula, Russia. Total has a direct 10% interest in Arctic … Read the full press release

Enel establishes its renewable footprint in Russia; Rostov region’s first-ever renewable project now under construction

(PRESS RELEASE) ROME/ AZOV, 24-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel Green Power starts construction of the 90 MW Azov wind farm located in the Rostov region, Southern Russia. This is the Group’s first renewable project in Russia. The Azov wind farm, … Read the full press release

Art of Santiago Ribeiro for the first time in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg

(PRESS RELEASE) ST. PETERSBURG, 14-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Portuguese painter Santiago Ribeiro continues with his international tour and this time he exhibits at the International Exhibition “Visionary Art Trip” in St. Petersburg. Since 2011, has exhibited his art with … Read the full press release