A state-funded Russian film that lionises a Soviet World War II tank and its crew has become the second highest grossing home-grown production since the collapse of the Soviet Union, part of a Kremlin-backed drive to instil patriotism in young people. The Kremlin has long put the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany at the heart of a…Details
If you’ve heard of the All-Russian Decorative Art Museum, it was probably from someone raving about embroidered Russian shawls or colorful enameled samovars from the 19th century. Indeed, the museum has an impressive collection of historical Russian decorative art. Last year, however, the museum opened the Center of Fashion and Design, whose exhibitions have been…Details
A teacher in the Moscow suburb of Khimki has quit her job after reportedly goading first graders into beating up their classmate during gym class. The eight-year-old was reportedly hospitalized with a concussion after his peers ganged up on him, encouraged by the teacher’s “let’s cut his foot off and eat it” comments. “He was…Details
The Kremlin on Wednesday claimed that Russia is not at war with Ukraine, in a response to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s recent call for a “cold peace” between the two countries. Poroshenko made the comments while launching an uphill re-election campaign on Tuesday with a promise to steer his country toward the West and join…Details
Alexey Miller and Moldova’s President Igor Dodon review ongoing and future cooperation in gas sector
Background In 2018, Gazprom’s gas deliveries to the Republic of Moldova totaled 2.9 billion cubic meters of gas, an increase of 8.4 per cent against 2017 (2.7 billion cubic meters). The contracts between Gazprom and Moldovagaz for gas supplies to and gas transit across Moldova are valid until the end of 2019. Moldovagaz is a joint Russian-Moldovan company set up by Gazprom, the Moldovan Government, and the Ministry of Industry…Details
A new contract sales high of RUB 93 bln with a total of over one million sqm in 2018 reflecting a strengthened competitive position and balanced portfolio
St. Petersburg, Russia – 28 January 2019 – PJSC LSR Group (“LSR” or the “Company”) (LSE: LSRG; MOEX: LSRG), one of the leading real estate developers and building materials producers in Russia, today announces its operating results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended 31 December 2018.
PJSC LSR Group (“LSR” or the “Company”) (LSE: LSRG; MOEX: LSRG), one of the leading real estate developers and building materials producers in Russia, today announces that it has made the seventh coupon payment on its non-convertible interest-bearing certified exchange-traded Series 001P-02 bonds. A payment of RUB 120,300,000 has been made to the bearer with…Details
Polymetal International plc has been contacted by Public Joint Stock Company Bank Otkritie Financial Corporation (“Otkritie”), a shareholder having 6.93% shares in the issued capital of the Company, indicating that it would like to propose a director for appointment to the Board of Polymetal.
Polymetal International plc has been contacted by Public Joint Stock Company Bank Otkritie Financial Corporation (“Otkritie”), a shareholder having 6.93% shares in the issued capital of the Company, indicating that it would like to propose a director for appointment to the Board of Polymetal. The directors have considered Otkritie’s intention and believe it to be…Details
A Russian senator has been detained on murder charges during a live session at the Federation Council building in Moscow on Wednesday. Rauf Arashukov, 32, who represents the North Caucasus republic of Karachayevo-Cherkessia, was detained inside Russia’s upper chamber of parliament, Russian state media reported, citing sources present at the session. Russia’s Investigative Committee later…Details
Miratorg increased feedstuff production by 4.7% to 1.53 million tons in 2018
Belgorod, January 29 – «Miratorg», the largest vertically integrated agricultural holding in Russia, reports increase in feedstuff production by 4.7% to 1.53 million tons in 2018 year on year.
The company has already invested over 7.6 billion rubles to build from the scratch its feed production division with four feed mills in Belgorod and Bryansk regions. The feed mill division with a capacity of 1.66 million tons fully meets the Company’s need for high-quality animal feed. More than 80% of the total production is feed for the pig production division. The feed plants produce about 30 types of compound feed, including prestarter feeds, sprayed-on wheat and structured grain.Details
A majority of Russians say they believe that a war could break out between Russia and other countries, according to a poll published Wednesday by the independent Levada Center. The fear of war among Russians has gradually subsided after the 2014 annexation of the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine, when it peaked at 68 percent in…Details
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday he was ready to sit down for talks with the country’s opposition and open to the possibility of third countries mediating, Russia’s RIA news agency reported. RIA released his comments as the struggle for control of Venezuela intensified with the government preparing an investigation that could lead to…Details
The unusual arrival of a Russian passenger plane in Caracas has set social media abuzz with rumors about its mission after the Kremlin pledged to support its ally Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro against a U.S.-backed effort to drive him from office. The Boeing 777, with space for some 400 passengers and belonging to Russia’s Nordwind…Details
A crack has reportedly been uncovered on a Russian rocket during pre-launch preparations, a second defect in less than a year. The U.S. microsatellite startup OneWeb was scheduled to send its first satellite into orbit on a Russian launch vehicle on Feb. 19 as it arrived in French Guiana last week. It was the second hole…Details