Thursday, December 12, 2019
The business interests of mobile operators in the two countries have become an obstacle to canceling the roaming charges between Belarus and Russia, State Secretary of the Belarus-Russia Union State Grigory Rapota has said, according to BelTa. He was speaking at the conference to mark the 20th anniversary of the...
Russia is demanding Ukraine repay an unpaid $3 billion loan and has taken the legal battle to retrieve the debt to the British Supreme Court, RBC reports. Russia wants the loan, which matured in December 2015 and has not been repaid, returned with interest, while Ukraine argues that it should not be...
The United States House and Senate agreed on Monday to a defense bill that would force Donald Trump’s administration to impose sanctions on companies involved in the Russian-sponsored gas pipelines Nord Stream 2 and TurkStream, New Europe reported. The draft agreed by the House and Senate defence committees is part of...
A 64-member Russian high-level delegation arrived in Pakistan on Monday, with local officials hoping to open “a new chapter of economic relations” between the two countries, Business Recorder reports.  Keen to expand trade and business, the two sides have signed their largest-ever cooperation agreement, with Russian companies pledging investments in...
Russia's trade representative in France, Mikhail Makarov, has said that companies from the country are interested in closer cooperation with Russian regions, which aim to enter foreign markets, RIA Novosti reports. Russian businesses have already begun actively coming to France and organizing avenues of future cooperation, Makarov said.  Around 600 Russian...
The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and the Ministry of Economic Development are considering the creation of two closed-end investment funds in order to attract Russian businesses and individual market players, two federal officials have told Vedomosti. The plan is to establish a mechanism to attract funds not so much into...
Popular web platform Reddit has banned dozens of accounts after it revealed that documents containing confidential details of discussions between the U.S. and UK about a post-Brexit trade deal were likely leaked onto the platform by Russia, the Associated Press reports. The leaked documents, currently the subject of heated debate...
About one half of executives (51 percent) in a new study by Deloitte see better financial prospects for Russian companies in the near future, NewRetail.ru reports. Participants were asked to evaluate business prospects regarding the development of companies in Russia in comparison to six months ago. The study is based...
Azerbaijani logistics company KDY Logistics plans to increase the volume of cargo transportation through Russia's logistics hub in Astrakhan to one million tons per year, the director of company Galib Mammadov has said, according to Trend news agency.  The businessman had a working meeting with the governor of Russia's Astrakhan...
The value of Russia’s data center market is set to grow by almost 27% year-on-year in 2019, reaching $561 million, a recent report by market research agency iKS-Consulting reveals, according to Expert.ru. The report also mentioned that Russia’s market for data centers and cloud services is demonstrating good performance, with a growth...