Category Archives: Russia

Press Releases & News from Russia distributed via EuropaWire

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

Sika to strengthen its Sealing & Bonding business in Eastern Europe with the buy of Belorussian polyurethane foams producer

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 13-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika is expanding its know-how in the production and development of polyurethane foams. The company has just acquired a manufacturer of polyurethane foam systems based in Belarus. The acquired company is called Belineco … Read the full press release

Art of the Portuguese Santiago Ribeiro in Moscow

(PRESS RELEASE) MOSCOW, 27-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Once again in Moscow the art of the Portuguese artist Santiago Ribeiro that is passing in New York and in London, will be exhibited to the people of this ultra-modern city. Santiago is … Read the full press release

Rosalind Franklin will be the name of UK built ExoMars rover

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — UK Science Minister Chris Skidmore and British European Space Agency (ESA) Astronaut Tim Peake revealed the name of the UK made ExoMars rover on an event in the ‘Mars Yard’ at Airbus Defence and Space UK … Read the full press release

Alex Kazbegi becomes Chief Strategy Officer of VEON and joins its Group Executive Committee

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Alex Kazbegi, formerly Head of EMEA Telecom, Transportation, Infrastructure and Healthcare Research at Renaissance Capital, will lead VEON’s efforts in identifying growth and business development opportunities. Hi has just been appointed Chief Strategy Officer of … Read the full press release

Zvezda shipyard to build three new generation product carriers that use cleaner-burning LNG fuel for Sovcomflot

(PRESS RELEASE) MOSCOW, 04-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On 28 December 2018, Sovcomflot (SCF Group) placed an order at Zvezda shipbuilding complex for construction of three new generation product carriers that use cleaner-burning LNG fuel as their primary fuel. Three MR-class vessels … Read the full press release

Consortium of five leading international banks provide USD 264 million six-year revolving credit facility to SCF Group

MOSCOW, 19-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sovcomflot (SCF Group) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a new USD 264 million six-year revolving credit facility with a consortium of five leading international banks, including: Citibank; DVB Bank; ING Bank; Société … Read the full press release

Gazprom Chairman Alexey Miller moderated the 39th Presiding Committee Meeting of the International Business Congress (IBC) in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg hosted today the 39th Presiding Committee Meeting of the International Business Congress (IBC) moderated by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and President of the IBC. MOSCOW, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The event participants took stock of the IBC performance in 2018 and defined … Read the full press release

SSAB completes divestment of Ruukki Construction’s business operations in Russia to the Russian company OAO Salavatneftemash

STOCKHOLM, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As communicated in July, SSAB has agreed to divest Ruukki Construction’s business operations in Russia (OOO Ruukki Rus) to the Russian company OAO Salavatneftemash. The transaction has received the approval of the Russian competition authorities and … Read the full press release

Generali celebrates a landmark step in its expansion in Russia with the opening of representative office in Moscow

Important milestone in Generali´s expansion in Russia Building on a rich history of Generali in Russia and Central and Eastern Europe MILAN, 01-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Representative Office of Generali in Moscow was officially opened on 31 October 2018 by … Read the full press release

US$ 3 Billion RF Power Amplifiers Market Driven by Growing Cellular Applications, Finds Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR has announced the launch of a new research report offering in-depth assessment on global trends and developments influencing sales of RF power amplifiers. The comprehensive report on RF power amplifiers market includes … Read the full press release