Chinese-Russian agro-industrial complex to be launched in Urals
Chinese-Russian agro-industrial complex with an area of more than 50 hectares is planned to be put in operation in 2018 in the village of Loginovo located in the Sverdlovsk region, Russia, the Consul General of China in Yekaterinburg Geng Liping told TASS news agency today.
Bundestag supports Nord Stream-2 project, German official says
Bundestag, the national Parliament of the Federal Republic of Germany, supports the Nord Stream-2 project and considers that construction of the pipeline’s offshore section shall not be governed by the laws of the European Union, Chairman of the Bundestag Committee for Economy and Energy, Peter Ramsauer, announced.
Development of New Moscow transport infrastructure estimated at $10,5 billion
The volume of investment in construction of roads, metro and tram lines in the territories recently adjoined to Moscow, a so-called “New Moscow” will total 580 billion rubles ($10,5 billion) by the year 2035, the head of the New Territories Department, Vladimir Zhidkin, told reporters on Wednesday.
USA reiterates support of Southern Gas Corridor project
The United States continue to strongly support the Southern Gas Corridor project (SGC) and cooperate with Azerbaijan regarding obtaining financing, the US Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Robert Cekuta, said on Wednesday.
Georgia refuses to purchase gas from Russian Gazprom this year
Georgia refuses from purchasing natural gas from Gazprom, a Russian gas giant, until the end of this year, while the country intends to purchase the necessary volume from Azerbaijan, Georgian Minister of Energy, Kakha Kaladze, told reporters on Wednesday.
Swiss Allseas to build offshore part of Nord Stream 2 pipeline
An operator of Nord Stream 2 project and a subsidiary of Russian gas giant Gazprom, Nord Stream 2 AG, signed with the Swiss company Allseas a contract for the laying the offshore section of the gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea, as it follows from the message published on the company’s website.
China to start construction of first airfield in Antarctica
In 2018, China will embark on the construction of its first airfield in Antarctica. The facility will be able to accept aircrafts of all types, a deputy director of Polar Research Institute of China, Sun Bo, announced.