ROSATOM and the Democratic Republic of the Congo will devel workforce capacity and make efforts to create a positive public opinion on nuclear energy

On November 19, 2020, in Moscow, the Ministry of Scientific Research and Technological Innovation of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and ROSATOM signed 2 memorandums: a memorandum on cooperation in the education and training of the nuclear personnel of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and a memorandum on cooperation in the creation of…


Swiss Prosecutors to Close Magnitsky Probe – Reports

Swiss prosecutors plan to close a nearly decade-old money laundering investigation into allegations made by the late lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Swiss prosecutors opened the money-laundering probe in 2011 after Hermitage Capital, once the largest foreign investor in Russia, claimed that a former Russian tax official moved fraudulent tax refunds through Swiss bank…


Moscow Prepares for Pandemic New Year’s

Muscovites are bracing for an unconventional holiday season after the cancellation of the city’s annual Christmas and New Year’s festivities, the closure of late-night entertainment and new restrictions on cinemas and theaters. Despite the restrictions, Moscow is already putting up extravagant lighting displays across the city, inviting residents to enjoy a festive stroll through the…


Gazprom continuing to supply gas via Power of Siberia in excess of planned amounts

Background Gazprom’s main partner in China is CNPC, a state-owned oil and gas company. Power of Siberia is the largest gas transmission system in Russia’s East. The trunkline supplies gas to consumers in Russia’s Far East and China. It has an export capacity of 38 billion cubic meters of gas per year. On May 21, 2014, Gazprom and CNPC signed the 30-year Sales and Purchase Agreement for Russian gas…


International Leaders to Discuss Human-Centric Sustainability at Global Impact Conference 2020

November 19, 2020, Moscow – On December 1-2, 2020 the first Global Impact Conference 2020 “Energy for Impact” will discuss human-centric solutions facilitating steady growth of the global economy. Over two days, 60 world-renowned experts from state institutions, businesses, NGOs and civil society will take part in the online event. The Global Impact Conference 2020…


Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | Nov. 20

Russia has confirmed 2,039,926 cases of coronavirus and 35,311 deaths. Nov. 20: What you need to know today Russia confirmed the record-breaking number of 24,318 coronavirus cases and 461 deaths. First samples of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine arrived in Hungary, its developers reported Friday. In a move that has drawn criticism from the European Commission, Hungary is set to become…


Zvezda Shipyard Launches Steel Cutting for Liquified Gas Tankers of Ice-Class Arc7 New Ship Series

The Zvezda Shipbuilding Complex has commenced steel cutting for a liquefied gas tanker of ice-class Arc7, the flagship in the new series.