Tuesday, 19.02.2019
Moscow, Russia and Pakistan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on implementing a project to build an underwater gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan and India, the Russian Energy Ministry said in a statement on Thursday, according to Neftegaz.ru. "The memorandum provides for the identification of authorized organizations through...
Norilsk has finished a reconstruction of the runway at its Alykel airport, the main air hub in the Krasnoyarsk Region, and the runway has served the first flights, according to Alexander Neradko, head of the Russian aviation authority Rosaviatsiya, Gornovosti reports.   "The runway’s reconstruction is over and the first...
The Russian Government has proposed that from 2019, the number of foreign workers employed in the construction sector will be limited to 80% of the total number of workers in an enterprise, the Kommersant business newspaper reports. "There will be a reduction in the foreign labor force in the...
Russia has demanded compensation from the United States through the World trade Organization (WTO) for Washington’s decision to impose global tariffs on steel and aluminium, Reuters reported. A WTO statement, circulated at the request of Moscow, describes Donald Trump administration's decision as a "safeguard measure" that under WTO rules should...
Ukraine’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade lifted sanctions against the Russian coal supplier Yuzhtrans. The relevant order of December 28, 2017, was published in the electronic database of the ministry’s documents, Russian Tass agency reported. Ukraine introduced sanctions against 18 Russian companies on October 30, 2017, including Yuzhtrans. The...
Construction of the Northern Latitudinal Railway (NLR) - a new railway line in Russia’s Far North region of Yamalo-Nenets, will help in improving the region’s transport and social situation, the Region’s Acting Governor Dmitry Artyukhov has said, according to Sever-Press. The region is home to Russia’s largest liquid natural gas...
Work resumed Tuesday to lay the second string of the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea, with a total of 706 km remaining to lay, the Gazprom-owned operating company said, according to Rossiyskaya Gazeta. The first string -- which will transport Russian gas to the Turkish market from the...
Dangers could be lurking around the corner for Russian steel makers despite them ramping up production and making the most of rising prices and demand in 2017, Reuters reports. The country’s top two steel companies, NLMK and Evraz, reported this week their 2017 output is up by about 3 percent,...
The company that built the controversial Kerch Strait bridge in Russia-occupied Crimea, Stroigazmontazh, is also ready to build a bridge to link Russia’s Far eastern island of Sakhalin and mainland, RBK reports. Billionaire Arkady Rotenberg, chairman of the company’s board of directors, was speaking about the subject in an interview with the...
The construction of a new power unit at the Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in China will begin in 2021, according to Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom. It is the biggest joint NPP project between the two nations. “Together with the Chinese partners, we have already built four power units at...