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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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | May 29

There have been 387,623 cases of coronavirus infections reported in Russia so far and 4,374 deaths. May 29: 3 things you need to know today Russia confirmed 8,572 new coronavirus infections Friday, bringing the country’s official number of cases to 387,623. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has ordered to lift some of Moscow’s coronavirus restrictions starting June 1. All non-food shops and…

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‘Zombie’ Wildfires Threaten Arctic Russia, Scientists Warn

Early wildfires caused by a historically warm and snowless winter have ignited concerns of “zombie” fires re-emerging across the Russian Arctic, scientists and activists have said. European climate scientists said Wednesday that satellite images “hinted” at remnants of last year’s blazes returning to the Arctic Circle. Ground measurements across last summer’s wildfire hotspots are needed…

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Gas supplied to boiler house in Bolshoy Kamen PDA for start-up and commissioning purposes

News from projects and regions May 29, 2020, 10:00 Specialists of the Primorskoye Production and Operation Unit of Gazprom Gazoraspredeleniye Far East have successfully fed natural gas into a boiler house located in the Bolshoy Kamen PDA for the purposes of start-up and commissioning. The boiler house will provide heat to the Shestoy, Parkovy and Sadovy microdistricts of the local shipbuilding center…

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Leading Russian Journalists Detained for Protesting in Support of Jailed Colleague

Several prominent Russian journalists were detained in central Moscow on Thursday for staging solo pickets in support of a fellow journalist who was jailed earlier that day. Mediazona chief editor Sergei Smirnov and Ekho Moskvy journalists Tatyana Felgenhauer and Alexander Plyushchev had been protesting the arrest of popular journalist and activist Ilya Azar. Azar was…

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Tours, Talks, and Theater Online

“Sacred Talisman” Online Theatrical Premiere The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center joined with Teatr Predmeta (Object Theater) to produce an online performance of “Sacred Talisman” in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII. The play is about a little boy who survives the horror of war by hiding under his bed and…

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Gazprom Dobycha Noyabrsk renders assistance to healthcare institutions in Yamal and Yakutia

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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Progress of Amur GPP construction project reaches 61.9 per cent

May 28, 2020, 13:55 Start-up and commissioning underway at first two production trains. Navigation campaign launched for large equipment deliveries. The Gazprom Management Committee took note of the information about the status of the Amur Gas Processing Plant (GPP) construction project. The GPP is one of the largest infrastructure projects of the Company in Russia’s Far East. The plant will process multi-component natural gas received via…

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Coronavirus in Russia: The Latest News | May 28

There have been 379,051 cases of coronavirus infections reported in Russia so far and 4,142 deaths. May 28: 3 things you need to know today Russia confirmed 8,371 new coronavirus infections Thursday, bringing the country’s official number of cases to 379,051. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has ordered to lift some of Moscow’s coronavirus restrictions starting June 1. All non-food shops and…

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Russia to Stop Counting Asymptomatic Coronavirus Cases, Deaths – Health Ministry

Russia will no longer include asymptomatic coronavirus patients in its daily count of new infections and deaths, the Health Ministry said Wednesday. Russia has confirmed 379,051 coronavirus infections as of Thursday, the world’s third-highest number of cases. Its official death toll of 4,142 is one of the lowest among countries with similarly high cases. More…

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Rosenergoatom has acquired new competencies at the wind power market

AO ‘Atomtekhenergo’ (an affiliate of the Rosenergoatom Joint-Stock Company) has completed their flagship facility commissioning service delivery at the largest wind power plant in Russia, the Adyghe WPP located on the border of the Shovgenovskiy and Giaginskiy districts in the Adyghe Republic.  In the context of inter-divisional cooperation between AO ‘Atomtekhenergo’ (ATE) and AO ‘VetroOGK’…

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‘It’s All Bullsh*t,’ Russia’s Coronavirus Information Chief Says of Virus Fears

Russia’s head of coronavirus information has suggested that global anxiety over the pandemic is misplaced, his latest controversial comment after saying that the infection would kill as many people as it needs to. Doctor and television presenter Alexander Myasnikov was appointed in April to his new role of informing Russians about coronavirus treatment and prevention…

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