Knauf GIPS receives permit to buy half of VOLMA Corporation
On Friday, the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (the FAS) announced its approval granted to Knauf GIPS LLC to purchase 50% stake in one of Russia's largest producers of building and finishing materials, VOLMA Corporation.
How German company Fischer runs business in Russia
Stuttgart. Our special correspondent Alexey Nevsky. On March 13, in the village of Tumlingen near Stuttgart located in the German state of Baden-Württemberg, a meeting was held at the Fischer plant between the company’s management and Russian journalists, who arrived there within the framework of a press tour.
World’s most advanced nuclear power unit put in operation in Russia
One of the most important events of recent years for the Russian nuclear industry has occurred at Novovoronezh NPP, namely, the station’s new nuclear power unit №6 was put into commercial operation, RIA Novosti reports with the reference to Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation.
Kiriyenko hands over his Rosatom’s Golden Parachute to Anticancer Fund
On Wednesday, it became known that First Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration of Russia, Sergey Kiriyenko, has handed over the whole amount of his Golden Parachute, received after leaving Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation, to the Anticancer Fund, Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper reports.
Russia plans to spend $459m on urban redevelopment
This year, 27,2 billion rubles (approximately $459 million) will be allocated from the federal and regional budgets to redevelopment of public spaces and parks, as well as to repair and modernization of courtyards in Russian cities.
President Putin put in operation gas pipeline to Crimea
On Tuesday, after the gas pipeline system of Crimea was connected to Russia’s main gasline, Russian President Vladimir Putin has kicked off via videoconferencing the start of gas supply to the Peninsula from Russian mainland.
Putin answered questions by 50 reporters at annual press conference
Today, on the 23rd of December, Russian President Vladimir Putin answered questions of almost 50 reporters at the 12th press conference held annually to sum up the results of the year. Today, the event lasted about four hours and was attended by approximately 1500 journalists from Russian regions and abroad.
Russia and Japan to cooperate in peaceful use of nuclear energy
Over the course of Vladimir Putin’s visit to Tokyo, a memorandum of cooperation in the peaceful use of nuclear energy between Russia and Japan was signed by both parties, TASS news agency reports on Friday citing its source in Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation.