Category Archives: Russia

Press Releases & News from Russia distributed via EuropaWire

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

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 (ООО «БелИНЭКО») … Read the full press release

Art of the Portuguese Santiago Ribeiro in Moscow

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 the promoter … Read the full press release

Rosalind Franklin will be the name of UK built ExoMars rover

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 in Stevenage. … Read the full press release

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

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 the leading global … Read the full press release

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

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 will have … 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

YIT begins construction of two 17- and 21-storey residential buildings in Tyumen, Russia

HELSINKI, 29-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — YIT has started construction of a new residential project in the city of Tyumen in Russia. Located in the city centre the approximately one-hectare plot will see the construction of two 17- and 21-storey residential buildings … Read the full press release

Surplus Supply Reflects Growing Avidity in the Europe Cocoa Market – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A recent study by Fact.MR on the Europe cocoa market brings interesting insights to the fore. The comprehensive report by Fact.MR tracks cocoa production and consumption across key European markets. The report is available … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Shows Declining Demand for Tilapia in US Offset by Encouraging Gains in Domestic Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets in over 150 countries, announces the launch of its recent study that offers an in-depth analysis on the global tilapia trade. The 170-page report is a … Read the full press release

Europe Bicycle Parking Racks Market Driven by Consumer Focus on Sustainability and Carbon Consciousness

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in bicycle parking racks in Europe is surging at a brisk pace, with a new Fact.MR study valuing the Europe bicycle parking rack market at around US$ 850 million in 2018. According to … Read the full press release

JT Group completed the acquisition of the Donskoy Tabak (DT) companies in Russia

TOKYO, Japan, 09-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Japan Tobacco Inc. (JT) (TSE: 2914) announces that the JT Group completed the acquisition of the Donskoy Tabak (DT) companies yesterday Russian local time. The agreement to acquire the companies was announced in a press release1 on … Read the full press release

iBwave Design Helps MTS Deliver Superior Fan Experience During the 2018 Soccer Games in Russia

iBwave Design helps one of the biggest Russian mobile operators – MTS deliver superior fan experience during the 2018 Soccer Games in Russia MONTREAL, Canada, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — iBwave, the global standard for designing multi-technology in-building networks announced today … Read the full press release

NIKITA ONLINE veröffentlicht ein neues Spiel: «Panic Room 2: Versteckspiel»!

MOSKAU, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NIKITA ONLINE, ein bekannter russischer Herausgeber und Spielentwickler, veröffentlicht ein neues eigengemachtes Spiel «Panic Room 2: Versteckspiel » — ein Spin-off von dem legendären «Panic Room: das Geheimnis des Puppenspielers». «Panic Room 2: Versteckspiel» ist ein … Read the full press release

NIKITA ONLINE lance un nouveau jeu «Panic Room 2: Jeu de cache-cache»!

MOSCOU, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NIKITA ONLINE, un célèbre éditeur et développeur russe des jeux vidéos, annonce un nouveau jeu «Panic Room 2: Jeu de cache-cache» — le spin off du légendaire «Panic Room: Maison des Secrets». «Panic Room 2: Jeu … Read the full press release

NIKITA ONLINE launches a new game, “Panic Room 2: Hide and Seek!”

MOSCOW, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NIKITA ONLINE, a well-known Russian developer and publisher, released «Panic Room 2: Hide and Seek» — a spin-off from the legendary «Panic Room: House of Secrets». «Panic Room 2: Hide and Seek» is a new game … Read the full press release

Anti-rating: No leap of faith here: 15 countries with restrictions on cryptocurrency transactions

Worldcore, an international company that specializes in payment transactions and serves over 300,000 clients in 47 countries, has comprised its own rating of 15 countries where you may encounter problems with cryptocurrency transactions or mining. PRAGUE, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Glencore-QIA Consortium: proposed sale of stake in Rosneft to CEFC China Energy Company Limited will no longer proceed

BAAR, 07-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glencore refers to the announcement on 16 October 2017 concerning the Consortium’s agreement to sell to CEFC China Energy Company Limited a 14.16% stake in Rosneft. The Consortium has today sent a notice to CEFC to … Read the full press release

Russia’s largest banking and financial services company Sberbank deployed SAP SuccessFactors solutions to manage its workforce of 230,000 employees

WALLDORF, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that Sberbank, Russia’s largest banking and financial services company, has deployed SAP SuccessFactors solutions to manage its workforce of 230,000 employees, marking the largest completed cloud project in Russia. Sberbank plans … Read the full press release

Nordic Aviation Capital to lease one Embraer E190, MSN 19000461 to Pegas Fly

Billund, Denmark, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is pleased to confirm that it has delivered one Embraer E190, MSN 19000461, to LLC “IKAR” (d.b.a. Pegas Fly) on lease. NAC is delighted to welcome LLC “IKAR” as a … Read the full press release

Wintershall and Gazprom joint venture Achimgaz reached production milestone of 30 billion cubic meters of natural gas

The increase in production in 2017 was instrumental in achieving the new milestone: gas production rose to 6.6 billion cubic meters. Novy Urengoy, Russia, 24-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Achimgaz, a German-Russian joint venture of Wintershall and Gazprom, has achieved a new … Read the full press release

Continental reached 10,000,000 tire production milestone on April 11th at its tire plant in Kaluga, Russia

Continental in Kaluga produced 10,000,000 tires in less than 5 years since start of production The tire manufacturing facility in Kaluga is the Quality Award winner 2017 amongst Continental’s plants Over 250 million investments and more than 1,000 employees at … Read the full press release

Continental installs tire pressure and temperature monitoring system for commercial vehicles on the racing truck of the Russian KAMAZ-master rally team

  Legendary rally team will test unique tire pressure and temperature monitoring system ContiPressureCheckTM enhances safety, cuts costs and ensures a longer life cycle of a truck tire Continental’s commercial vehicle electronics provide competitive advantages for KAMAZ-master champions MOSCOW, 22-Dec-2017 … Read the full press release

Groupe PSA: Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy production starts in Russia from Q1 2018

•    New generation of Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy will join the line-up of cars produced in Russia by Groupe PSA from Q1 2018 •    Deep localization rate to leverage Russian supplier network •    First steps in Groupe PSA rebound … Read the full press release

Vasyl Latsanych appointed Chief Executive Officer of VEON Russian operations

AMSTERDAM, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ: VEON, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services headquartered in Amsterdam and serving more than 235 million customers, is pleased to announce the appointment of Vasyl Latsanych as … Read the full press release

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