Category Archives: Russia

Press Releases & News from Russia distributed via EuropaWire

ZEISS to acquire majority stake in the Optec Group

OBERKOCHEN/Germany, MOSCOW/Russia, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS will strengthen its activities in Russia, the Ukraine, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Georgia by acquiring a majority stake in the Optec Group, – the long-standing sales and service partner responsible for … Read the full press release

PGNiG SA continues its gas price dispute against PAO Gazprom and OOO Gazprom Export in the Stockholm Arbitration Court

WARSAW, 03-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — PGNiG SA continues its gas price review proceeding against PAO Gazprom and OOO Gazprom Export in the Stockholm Arbitration Court, for gas delivered, since November 1, 2014, under the long-term gas supply contract of September … Read the full press release

Global aluminium producer RUSAL to attend the 23rd Conference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Germany

UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486, Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL, Moscow Exchange: RUAL), a leading global aluminium producer, announces that it will be taking part in the 23rdConference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. MOSCOW, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The two … Read the full press release

Vnesheconombank and Roseltorg launch joint blockchain-based project for electronic transactions

MOSCOW, 26-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vnesheconombank Chairman Sergey Gorkov and Roseltorg chief executive Anton Emelyanov signed a cooperation agreement regarding a joint blockchain-based project. The project is to bring about a transparent environment for electronic transactions between businesses and government customers. … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab launches Global Transparency Initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to protecting customers from cyberthreats

MOSCOW, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab is announcing the launch of its Global Transparency Initiative as part of its ongoing commitment to protecting customers from cyberthreats, regardless of their origin or purpose. With this Initiative, Kaspersky Lab will engage the broader information … Read the full press release

Vulnerabilities in popular dating apps discovered by Kaspersky Lab

MOSCOW, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a range of vulnerabilities contained in popular dating apps which have the potential to result in various negative consequences for users: from simply identifying a particular person, to unsecured data transmissions and the … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab releases preliminary investigation results on alleged 2015 incidents described in the media

Kaspersky Lab initiated a thorough review of our telemetry logs in relation to alleged 2015 incidents described in the media MOSCOW, 25-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In October 2017, Kaspersky Lab initiated a thorough review of our telemetry logs in relation … Read the full press release

TAdviser Analytical Center: MAYKOR-GMCS one of the largest CRM suppliers in Russia

MOSCOW, 20-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — TAdviser Analytical Center prepared a review of the Russian CRM market in 2016. MAYKOR-GMCS was once again included in the list of the largest suppliers of CRM systems. The revenue of MAYKOR-GMCS for CRM software demonstrated … Read the full press release

JSC Rosoboronexport presents law enforcement, counterterrorist, facility protection and information security assets at Interpolitex 2017

The exhibition will be held in Moscow on October 17-20 MOSCOW, 18-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will present the entire spectrum of law enforcement, counterterrorist, facility protection and information security assets at Interpolitex 2017 … Read the full press release

MegaFon rated high by ACRA for its creditworthiness

MOSCOW, 22-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (LSE: MFON), a leading Russian provider of integrated digital services (“MegaFon” or the “Company”), announces that it has been rated AA(RU) with a “Stable” outlook by Analytical Credit Rating Agency, a major Russian rating agency (“ACRA” or the “Agency”). … Read the full press release

GfK updates its digital maps of Russia to reflect the latest regional status

GfK’s map edition for Russia is now available, with up-to-date coverage of districts, postcodes and topographic elements Bruchsal, 20-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GfK recently updated its digital maps of Russia. The maps offer up-to-date coverage of the boundaries of Russia’s … Read the full press release

UC RUSAL completes modernization of Befesa-2 line for standard alloyed ingots production at Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter

MOSCOW, 12-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486, Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL, Moscow Exchange: RUAL), a leading global aluminium producer, is pleased to announce the completion of the modernization of Befesa-2 line for standard alloyed ingots production at the Irkutsk Aluminium Smelter … Read the full press release

Vnesheconombank, International Investment Bank and Petrovietnam to finance the Long Phu 1 power plant construction in Vietnam

MOSCOW, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Vnesheconombank, International Investment Bank (IIB) and Vietnamese company Petrovietnam have entered into a tripartite memorandum determining the cooperation framework in financing the Long Phu 1 power plant construction in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The signing … Read the full press release

Airbus: Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor on its way to Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia

STEVENAGE, 31-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor has left Airbus’ Stevenage site and is on its way to the launch site, the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia. Launch is currently planned on 9 October on a Rockot rocket. … Read the full press release

MAYKOR-GMCS unveils new solution called VerEx. Veterinary for integrating VETIS with Microsoft Dynamics AX

MOSCOW, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MAYKOR-GMCS has developed a solution “VerEx. Veterinary”, intended for the data transfer on the production and processing of veterinary products from the accounting system based on Microsoft Dynamics AX in the system “Mercury” through the universal … Read the full press release

Rosoboronexport will be at the Army 2017 International Military and Technical Forum, 22 to 27 August near Moscow

MOSCOW, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) will take part in the Army 2017 International Military and Technical Forum, which will be held from 22 to 27 August 2017 in the Patriot Park near Moscow. “Rosoboronexport … Read the full press release

Potash producer Uralkali takes US$850 million loan from 11 international banks

Berezniki, Russia, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Uralkali (the Company; MICEX: URKA), one of the world’s largest potash producers, has signed a loan agreement in the amount of US$850 million with 11 international banks. Coordinating Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners of the pre-export finance facility were Commerzbank … Read the full press release

MegaFon showcased the capabilities of Gigabit LTE on a commercial network

MOSCOW, 11-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MegaFon has showcased the capabilities of Gigabit LTE on a commercial network. The peak data download speed reached 979 Mbps. Nokia Air Scale system module and Sony’ Xperia™ XZ Premium, powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile Platform with X16 LTE, were … Read the full press release

Russia, Israel and Bulgaria team cleaned up Vilkitsky Island in the east of the Kara Sea supported by LUKOIL

MOSCOW, 09-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LUKOIL supported an environmental expedition to scavenge Vilkitsky Island in the east of the Kara Sea, as envisaged by a cooperation agreement between the company and the government of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District. After two … Read the full press release

Wärtsilä to provide engines and complete propulsion package for two new fishing trawlers built for Russia based Nord Pilgrim

HELSINKI, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The technology group Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the engines and the complete propulsion package, including the propulsion control system for two new fishing trawlers being built for Murmansk, Russia based Nord Pilgrim Ltd. The … Read the full press release

ECE Russland to manage the shopping center “Central Kids Store” on Lubyanka in Moscow

HAMBURG, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ECE Russland has taken over the management of the shopping center “Central Kids Store” on Lubyanka in Moscow effective August 1, 2017, for a period of five years. The center has been developed and is being … Read the full press release

Kaspersky Lab: malicious hackers are increasingly using steganography

MOSCOW, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — While analyzing multiple cyberespionage and cybercriminal campaigns, Kaspersky Lab researchers have identified a new, worrying trend: malicious hackers are increasingly using steganography – a digital version of an ancient technique of hiding messages inside images – … Read the full press release

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