Gazprom Workers’ Union allocates funds to combat coronavirus

News from projects and regions June 3, 2020, 18:50 Trade unions within the Gazprom Workers’ Union Interregional Organization have provided over RUB 70 million to support the efforts aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus. The funds are to be used to purchase protective and preventive products: face masks, disinfectants, non-contact thermometers, germicidal lamps, bactericidal air recirculators, medications, etc. The Presidium of the…

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Subscriber base of Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Izhevsk’s online services grows by over 9,000 users

News from projects and regions June 3, 2020, 18:45 Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Izhevsk has taken stock of the work done by its subscriber service in the first five months of 2020. From January through May of this year, more than 9,000 users created personal accounts at the мойгаз.смородина.онлайн website, as a result of which its subscriber base expanded to 55,461 people. This period of operation partially overlapped…

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Call center of Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Rostov-on-Don provides customer support over 122,000 times in stay-at-home period

News from projects and regions June 3, 2020, 18:30 The remote customer support services offered by Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Rostov-on-Don worked even more effectively in the period of self-isolation. The company’s call center received over 122,000 inquiries and submissions from March 31 to May 31. The operators receive more than 1,600 calls a day. In April and May, the specialists of the call…

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Have a Taco Party This Weekend

This weekend you can pretend it’s summer by ordering in a Mexican meal from the Hyatt Regency Petrovsky Park. A big variety of meaty and meatless dishes for two (or many more) is 3,500 rubles, which includes free delivery within the Third Ring Road and Horchata Blanca (a traditional Mexican rice drink). For the “do-it-yourself”…

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‘Let American Imperialism Collapse’: How Is Russian TV Covering U.S. Protests?

Cities across the United States have been rocked by a week of protests against police brutality and injustice toward African-Americans that have at times turned violent and destructive. Multiple incidents involving police violence against demonstrators and journalists were broadcast live at riots nationwide following the killing of an unarmed black man, George Floyd, in police…

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Russia’s Coronavirus ‘Patient Zero’ Emerged in January, Moscow Official Says

Russia saw its first coronavirus infection in mid-to-late January, a Moscow city official has said, contradicting official reports which say that Russia’s “patient zero” appearing in March. The statement comes amid reports that China, the country where the pandemic originated, withheld critical information about the new coronavirus from the World Health Organization in the early…

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Moscow Slams U.S. ‘Police Impunity’ Over Attacks on Media

Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday demanded that Washington “take urgent measures” to stop police violence against journalists, including one for Russian state media. “We are outraged about the ongoing violence used by American law enforcement against international media covering the protests in the U.S., including Russian,” the ministry said in a statement. “We demand that…

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Gazprom and RusGazDobycha reach final investment decision on Semakovskoye field

June 2, 2020, 19:00 Gazprom and RusGazDobycha reached a final investment decision on the project for the development of the Semakovskoye gas field in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area. The field, which is located in the waters of Taz Bay and partly on land in the Taz Peninsula, is classified as large: its recoverable gas reserves exceed 320 billion cubic meters. During the preparatory stage, the project…

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Russian Political Ad Bashes Gay Marriage

A video backing constitutional reforms that President Vladimir Putin is putting to a national vote next month sparked widespread criticism Tuesday for its anti-gay message. In the video made by a media group called Patriot linked to U.S.-sanctioned Putin ally Yevgeny Prigozhin, a small boy from a Russian orphanage finds out he is being adopted by…

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All employees of Gazprom Dobycha Noyabrsk to be tested for coronavirus

Background Gazprom Dobycha Noyabrsk, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom, develops seven fields, including four gas fields, two gas and condensate fields, and one oil, gas and condensate field. The company’s facilities, among them three gas production sites and three gas production directorates, are located in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area, Kamchatka, and Yakutia. Gazprom Dobycha Noyabrsk takes part in the state-run Eastern…

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Eddy Current Testing (ECT) of Steam Generators Completed at Unit 1, Belarusian NPP

This technological process is a part of the mandatory pre-commissioning control measures undertaken at power units. The purpose of the ECT is to confirm the integrity of the technical characteristics of the main equipment metal in the reactor compartment after the hot run-in. According to Andrei Zalozny, Head of Atomenergoremont JSC representative office in Belarus,…

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Gazprom becomes largest issuer in MSCI Russia Index

June 1, 2020, 19:55 Gazprom is now the largest issuer in the MSCI Russia Index. The Company’s ranking was revised based on the latest review of the stock index by MSCI. In the second quarter of 2020, MSCI revised the free float-adjustment factor – one of the key indicators on the basis of which the weight of securities of every issuer is measured – for Gazprom’s shares. Starting from June 1,…

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Long-term contract for gas supplies to Greece signed with Mytilineos

June 1, 2020, 15:35 Gazprom Export, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gazprom, and Greece’s Mytilineos S.A. entered into a long-term contract for natural gas supplies. The document was signed by Elena Burmistrova, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Director General of Gazprom Export, and Evangelos Mytilineos, Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of Mytilineos S.A. The contract provides for gas supplies to Greece…

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As Russian Officials Back Hydroxychloroquine, Doctors Take Matters Into Their Own Hands

The controversy over the drug hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine — made famous during the pandemic by U.S. President Donald Trump — came to a head last week after the World Health Organization suspended a multinational trial into its effectiveness in treating Covid-19 patients. Shortly after, Belgium, France and Italy — three of the countries hardest hit by…

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Rosneft provides over 500 Million Roubles for Development of Children’s Social Projects in 2019

On June 1, Rosneft celebrates World Children’s Day.

Severstal cotiues focus o automatio with secod ivestmet i advaced composite solutios developer, Airbore

June 1, 2020 PAO Severstal (MICEX-RTS: CHMF; LSE: SVST), one of the world’s largest vertically integrated steel and mining companies, announces that it has led a second tranche of investment into Dutch company Airborne, a global leader in developing digital automation platforms for the production of composite parts, and products with integrated composites. The total…

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Shashlyk in the City

In 2012 the Moscow City Government issued a rule, calcified into law in 2019, which caused a certain amount of buzz amongst the creative classes. The rule was a stern reminder to “respected Muscovites and guests of the capital” that roasting meat on the city’s residential balconies was neither allowed nor encouraged. That it came around the…

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | May 30

There have been 396,575 cases of coronavirus infections reported in Russia so far and 4,555 deaths. May 30: 3 things you need to know today Russia confirmed 8,952 new coronavirus infections Saturday, bringing the country’s official number of cases to 396,575. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has ordered to lift some of Moscow’s coronavirus restrictions starting June 1. All non-food shops…

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