Friday, December 9, 2022
Russian regions will be able to receive additional funding to reduce the level of environmental pollution, according to the press service of the Russian government. The corresponding decree, signed by the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin, speaks of expanding the list of areas that will be financed...
The head of a central Russian region has suspended all works at a limestone production site on a "sacred" natural landmark after violent clashes broke out between environmental activists and security personnel over the weekend, The Moscow Times reported. Protests broke out at Kushtau hill in the republic of Bashkortostan...
Russian stock indices accelerated the decline caused by fears over the coronavirus outbreak and uncertainty about oil prices during the Friday trading session on the Moscow Exchange, VZ.ru reported.  The ruble-denominated RTS Index lost 5.6% and declined to 1,250.4 points, according to trading data. The MOEX Russia Index fell 4.3% to...
On Wednesday, some users from Russia, Ukraine, Poland and Latvia reported issues with access to YouTube, Google and other services, Sputnik reports. The issues began at 12:23 p.m. Moscow time (09:23 a.m. GMT). Issues with access to Google, YouTube and other internet services that some Russian users might have encountered...
Russian company Teksnabexport (Tenex), a trading arm of state-run nuclear corporation Rosatom, has won a tender staged by Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd. (KHNP) on a new uranium enrichment contract, the Russian company said in a statement. The company supplies nuclear fuel cycle products developed by the organizations...
Hundreds of wildfires are torching huge swaths of Siberia after an unusually hot and dry summer left forests primed to burn, Vox reported. The blazes, likely ignited by lightning and strengthened by strong winds, have already burned more than 15,000 square miles, an area larger than the state of Maryland....
A 5.0-magnitude earthquake has been recorded by seismologists in the Pacific Ocean off the southeastern coast of Kamchatka, the Kamchatka branch of the Unified Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences said, as reported by Sputnik. "A seismic event with a magnitude of 5.0 occurred on Monday evening local...
Following a nuclear-powered icebreaker, a Russian tanker has sailed through the frigid Northern Sea Route for the first time ever in February. “Won’t somebody think of the poor ice?”, climate-conscious commenters shouted, RT informed. The Christophe de Margerie, a liquefied natural gas tanker operated by Russian shipping firm Sovcomflot, made...
Russian gold miner Pavlik Gold has selected Finnish industrial machinery company Metso to supply key crushing and grinding equipment for its ore processing plant in Magadan, International Mining reported last week. The Pavlik gold ore processing plant started operations in 2015. It is currently producing approximately seven tons of gold...
Construction of a water treatment plant in the Arctic town of Khatanga (the Krasnoyarsk Region) will begin in 2020 under the Pure Water national project, the region’s Minister of Industry, Energy and Housing Services Yevgeny Afanasyev told reporters on Friday, TASS informs. In five years, under the Pure Water federal...