Turkey warns about threat of IS attacks on Russian warships
Due to possible attacks of militant from Islamic State, a terrorist organization banned in the Russian Federation, carried out against the Russian warships going through the Bosporus, the Istanbul authorities have taken additional measures to ensure security in the region.
Silk Road project helps to reduce dependence on dollar, expert says
Over the course of implementation of “One Belt, One Road” project, there is an opportunity to reduce dependence on the U.S. dollar and increase the role of national currencies of Eurasian states, according to an expert of the Russian Council for International Affairs, chief economist at Eurasian Development Bank, Yaroslav Lisovolik.
Heads of BP, Total, Boeing to take part in St Petersburg Economic Forum
The head of Total Patrick Pouyanne, Chief Executive Officer of BP, Robert Dudley, Minister of Energy of Saudi Arabia Khalid Al-Falih, OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo, President of Boeing International Bertrand-Marc Allen, will take part in St. Petersburg international economic forum.
Chinese contractors embark on building of Moscow metro's Second Ring
The Chinese contractor will start construction of a southwestern section of the Third Interchange Circuit of Moscow metro, a so-called Second Ring, in the second half of 2017, the head of the Moscow Construction Department, Andrey Bochkarev, told reporters on Tuesday.
Russia to build business complex with hotel in Hanoi
The Moscow government plans to build in Hanoi a multiuse complex with a hotel, offices and retail space, Russian trade representative in Vietnam, Vyacheslav Kharinov, said in an interview with Rambler News.
Moscow to invest $7,2 billion in road building
The Moscow government plans to allocate 409 billion rubles ($7,2 billion) for the construction of roads until year 2020, the head of Russia’s capital city’s Construction Department, Andrey Bochkarev, told reporters on Tuesday.
Chinese can participate in construction of high-speed railways in Belarus
The China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC), a Chinese company, is likely to participate in the construction of a high speed railway in Belarus, the press office of the Economy Ministry of Belarus reported following a meeting between the head of the Department, Vladimir Zinovsky, and the management of CRCC and ZTE.
Ukraine intends to arrest all Gazprom’s property
The Executive Service of the Ukrainian Justice Ministry, at the request of the Antimonopoly Committee, has initiated a case over the recovery of a penalty in the amount of $6.4 billion from Gazprom and the seizure of its property in Ukraine.
Chinese set to build $120m plant in Russian Far East
Joybay Agricultural Holding Limited, a Chinese company, is investing $120 million in construction of a plant for a deep processing of soybeans and the production of soy protein isolate in Russia.
South Koreans take part in hotel construction in Russia
A South Korean company Dongha Co. Ltd will participate in construction of a new hotel complex in the Russian Far Eastern city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, the administrative center of the Kamchatka region, within the framework of Vladivostok Free Port.