How did prices for utilities and construction materials grow in December?
In December 2015, utilities prices grew by 10.1% as compared with the same period in the previous year, the RF Federal State Statistics Service has reported. In particular, accommodation expenses in state and municipal housing grew by 12.1%, but in November/December 2015, utilities expenses increased by only 0.1%.
The Chinese are to build a plant near Karaganda
Two industrial enterprises will be built in the Karaganda region in Kazakhstan as part of a Kazakhstan-Chinese cooperation in the implementation of joint industrial projects.
An act of violence in Istanbul
A tram stop was blown up in the c enter of Istanbul at 11.20 on January 12th. A group of German tourists was injured.
A historic park has opened at VDNKh
Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobianin, the RF Minister of Culture, Vladimir Medinsky, and the Head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, opened a historic park at the Exhibition of Economic Achievements in Moscow on December 29th.
German authorities have adopted ‘North Stream 2'
The German federal antimonopoly agency (Bundeskartellamt) has approved the purchase of shares in the North Stream 2 AG company project by a group of European partners (Wintershall, Shell, E.ON, ENGIE, OMV).
How German constructor- swindlers stole 3.5 bln rubles in Russia
The deputy of the RF State Duma, Oleg Pakholkov, has sent an order to enhance the search for top managers of the German Glatt Ingenieurtechnik GmbH company to the RF Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Prosecutor-General’s Office and the Russian Department of Interpol.