Gazprom supports ski jumping competition

News from projects and regions March 25, 2019, 18:30 On March 23–24, the finals of the Ski Jumping World Cup for ladies were held in Tchaikovsky, Perm Territory, with Gazprom as a general sponsor. Based on qualification round results, 42 female athletes, including eight Russians, made it to the starting line. Norway’s Maren Lundby won a clear lead on the HS140 hill. She secured her victory…

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94% of Russians Are Concerned About the Environment, Poll Says

Most Russians are concerned about environmental pollution, according to a recent survey conducted by Moscow’s Higher School of Economics (HSE). Environmental issues have taken center stage at protest rallies in Russia over the past year, with citizens drawing attention to concerns including landfills, air pollution and a proposed water bottling plant at Lake Baikal. The HSE survey…

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Kemerovo Mourns, One Year After Fire Tragedy That Killed 60 People

Monday marked the first anniversary of the deadly Winter Cherry mall fire in Russia’s Siberian city of Kemerovo. The March 25, 2018, tragedy claimed the lives of 37 children and 23 adults.

Hundreds of people paid tribute to the victims of the fire over the weekend, with many unable to hold back tears.

We Told You So: Russian Officials React to Mueller Report on Collusion

Russian officials have claimed vindication in reacting to the news that a U.S. probe into Russian election meddling had found no evidence of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign and Moscow. Trump was accused of coordinating with the Kremlin to win the 2016 U.S. presidential election after members of his team reportedly met with Russians who offered compromising…

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