Background Gazprom Transgaz Ufa is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom. It performs gas transmission within the Republic of Bashkortostan. The company operates some 5,000 kilometers of gas trunklines. Gazprom Transgaz Ufa’s 16 branches include 9 gas pipeline operation centers, 12 compressor workshops, 82 gas compressor units, and 146 gas distribution stations. An environmental management system certified to ISO 14001:2015 is adopted at the company. Gazprom Transgaz Ufa has about 5,000 employees…Details
Police in Moscow detained 39 protesters at a rally calling for opposition candidates to be allowed to run in September’s elections to the Russian capital’s parliament.
Opposition leaders cried foul after Moscow’s election commission said most of their candidates failed to secure the required number of signatures to participate in the election.
Relics of Saint Peter and Fevronia, the patrons of family and marriage in Orthodoxy, were transported to Moscow from the town of Murom on July 14. Pilgrims will be able to see the shrine and pray to the relics in Christ the Savior Cathedral from July 14 to July 21. Huge queues formed when St.…Details
When the sun goes down, Moscow appears in a new light. But last weekend it changed in a special way when more than 22,500 people gathered for a great double event — the night run race and the bike parade. A column of more than 15,000 cyclists traveled about 11 kilometers through the main streets,…Details
Humanity will die out if same-sex couples are granted the right to adopt children, the head of Russia’s upper house of parliament has claimed. Russia banned the adoption of children by same-sex couples and “propaganda of homosexuality among minors” in 2013. While some independent polls say Russians have largely negative views of LGBT people, other…Details
A senior citizen has been detained in Russia for attempting to install a plaque commemorating Richard Nixon’s visit to a small mining town dating back 70 years. Vice President Richard Nixon traveled to Degtyarsk in 1959 as part of his visit to the Soviet Union, which culminated in his so-called “Kitchen Debate” with Nikita Khrushchev.…Details
On January 29, 1860 in the Russian city of Taganrog on the coast of the Azov Sea, one of the world’s most famous playwrights and short story writers, was born. Chekhov had a difficult childhood shaped by his physically abusive father and his family’s precarious financial situation. From his school days, Chekhov supported his family…Details
July 15, 2019
PAO Severstal (MICEX-RTS: CHMF; LSE: SVST), one of the world’s leading steel and steel-related mining companies, has published its Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Report for the year ended 31 December 2018 on the Company’s corporate website. The full report is available at: https://www.severstal.com/files/28593/CSR_SD_Report_2018_EN.pdf
The head of Russia’s Rosneft oil giant has asked the government for a 2.6 trillion ruble ($41.3 billion) tax break in exchange for large-scale investment in the Arctic, the Vedomosti business daily reported Monday. President Vladimir Putin has promised tax incentives and other benefits to encourage companies to develop the Arctic region and the Northern…Details