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.