Russia’s economy minister Ulyukaev detained over grand bribe
Russian Minister of Economic Development, Alexey Ulyukaev, was detained in Moscow on Tuesday on suspicion of accepting a bribe in amount of $2 million from Rosneft, a Russian oil giant, the Investigative Committee of Russia announced today.
Russian Rosatom and China agree to construct new nuclear power plants
Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation will be engaged in construction of new nuclear power plants in China, says the company’s statement released after the meeting between Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev, and his colleague from China, Li Keqiang.
Russia’s idea of creating improvement practices global library supported
Head of the Russian delegation at the HABITAT III UN conference, Deputy Minister of Construction, Housing and Utilities, Andrei Chibis put forward an initiative to create the open and constantly updated international catalogue of the best world practices in the sphere of urban development and improvement.
The way KNAUF Gips Tbilisi operates
Tbilisi. Our special correspondent Alexey Nevsky. Within the framework of a press tour organized by KNAUF CIS company, a group of Russian and Belarusian journalists from construction industrial and business media visited a plant producing gypsum boards.
What KNAUF CIS achieved in Georgia
Tbilisi. Our special correspondent Alexey Nevsky. Today, within the framework of KNAUF CIS press tour, a group of Russian and Belarussian reporters presenting construction-related media visited KNAUF Marketing branch in Tbilisi.
Russia and Belarus will create “Construction” ITC within CIS
A bilateral meeting of the representatives of the RF Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities and Ministry of Architecture and Construction of Belarus took place. The parties discussed the work over the technical regulation of the EAEU and the creation of the “Construction” joint Intergovernmental technical committee.
Russia and Israel to cooperate in construction, housing and utilities
Russian Minister of Construction, Housing and Utilities, Mikhail Menn, held a meeting with ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Israel to the Russian Federation, Zvi Heifetz, over the course of which the parties agreed on establishing a working group for cooperation in the field of construction.
Builders’ rating to be introduced in Russia, Minister says
Russian Construction Ministry jointly with public organizations will prepare a builders’ rating, the Construction Minister, Mikhail Menn, told reporters on Wednesday at PROEstate international investment forum, as our special correspondent, Alexey Nevsky, reports from the ground.
Vladimir Putin calls on regions to develop hotel business
Regional authorities should encourage the business entities to build inexpensive hotels and to interact with the Culture Ministry of Russia in order to attract tourists, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a meeting with the representatives of the Tula region, which he visited on Thursday.
Builders proceed to new stage of Kerch Bridge construction
Builders have proceeded to mounting of navigable spans at the Kerch Bridge construction site. Arch spans of a highway and a railway sections of the passage are being assembled at an open process pad located on the Kerch shore, the “Krymski Most” press center told Construction.RU on Wednesday.
Russian PM orders to allocate RUB 20bln for mortgage annually
Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev, entrusted the Finance Ministry and the Construction Ministry with a task of including the funding in amount of 20 bln roubles annually of priority mortgage and rental housing projects in the federal budget estimates for 2017 and a scheduled period of 2018 – 2019.
Putin and Erdogan unfreeze Turkish Stream project
Ankara made a decision to resume the “Turkish Stream” project, as well as construction of Akkuyu nuclear power plant, President of Turkey, Recep Erdogan, announced following the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, which took place on the 9th of August.