ROSATOM will conduct research on Russian nuclear fuel materials in the Czech Republic

TVEL Fuel Company of ROSATOM and Czech research center Řež (Centrum výzkumu Řež s.r.o.; CVŘ) have signed an agreement on cooperation in   materials science studies and research.  On the grounds of the agreement, Czech scientists will provide experiments on irradiation of nuclear construction materials in the CVŘ research reactor and also accomplish pre-irradiation and…

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Final Press Conference held with Gazprom Board of Directors and Management Committee Chairmen

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Board of Directors forms Audit Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee

The Gazprom Board of Directors formed the Audit Committee. The Committee is made up of Mikhail Sereda and two independent directors Viktor Martynov and Vladimir Mau, with Viktor Martynov as Chairman.

The Board of Directors also formed the Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Mikhail Sereda was appointed as Chairman, with Viktor Martynov and Vladimir Mau as members.

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Gazprom’s annual General Shareholders Meeting makes decisions on agenda items

Release June 28, 2019, 16:45 Photos The annual General Shareholders Meeting of Gazprom made decisions on the following agenda items. The Meeting approved the Company’s 2018 Annual Report and Accounting (Financial) Statements. It was resolved to allocate the Company’s profit based on the results of 2018. The Meeting approved the dividend amount: RUB 16.61 per share based on Gazprom’s operating results in 2018 (more than double the amount for 2017). The dividend…

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Chairman and Deputy Chairman of Gazprom’s new Board of Directors elected

The annual General Shareholders Meeting of Gazprom was followed today by a meeting of the Company’s newly elected Board of Directors.

The meeting resolved to elect Viktor Zubkov as Chairman of the Gazprom Board of Directors. Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, was named as Deputy Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors.

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Speech by Alexey Miller, Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee, at annual General Shareholders Meeting

June 28, 2019 Annual General Shareholders Meeting Strategy for excellence Dear shareholders, The in-depth materials on Gazprom’s performance in 2018, which have been prepared for the annual General Shareholders Meeting, include the Annual Report, the Accounting (Financial) Statements, the Audit Commission’s Report, and other documents. [embedded content] It is proposed that the Shareholders Meeting approve: the 2018 Annual Report of Gazprom; the 2018…

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Second power unit of Grozny TPP comes onstream

Background The Gazprom Group implemented the Grozny TPP construction project in the framework of the capacity supply agreement system, as stipulated in the Russian Government’s Order No. 238-r dated February 16, 2015, and Order No. 2636-r dated November 28, 2017. The Group’s CSA-based program envisages, inter alia, the construction and upgrading of generating facilities with the aggregate capacity of about 9 GW,…

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Russia Blames Fatal 2018 Plane Crash on Crew Error

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Floating nuclear power plant The Akademik Lomonosov has received an operating license

Rosenergoatom JSC (part of the Power Division of ROSATOM) has obtained a license to operate nuclear installation of the floating nuclear power plant (FNPP) The Akademik Lomonosov for 10 years, until 2929. The license was issued by the Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service (Rostechnadzor). General Director of Rosenergoatom Concern JSC Andey Petrov noted:…

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Gazprom’s annual General Shareholders Meeting opens in St. Petersburg

Release June 28, 2019, 10:20 Photos Gazprom’s annual General Shareholders Meeting opened today in St. Petersburg. Shareholders from Russia and a number of foreign countries are taking part in the Meeting in person, via their representatives, and in absentia. As of June 3, 2019, the list of persons eligible to take part in the Shareholders Meeting included 472,162 accounts with a total of 23,468,757,524 shares. The Gazprom Board of Directors resolved…

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Putin Says Trump Meeting Will Help Continue Dialogue

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Moscow Police Detain Hundreds in 2 Years With Facial Recognition

Facial recognition cameras have helped police catch scores of suspects on the streets of Moscow and up to 10 criminals a month on the metro in the past two years, Russia’s Vedomosti business daily reported Thursday. Moscow claims the world’s largest network of 160,000 surveillance cameras, some equipped with facial recognition technology. Supporters of the technology say…

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Andrey Guryev, PhosAgro CEO and Head of the Russian Fertilizer Producers Association, Elected Chairman of the Russia-Brazil Business Council

Moscow – Andrey Guryev, the CEO of PhosAgro and Head of the Russian Fertilizer Producers Association (RFPA), has been unanimously elected as Chairman of the Russia-Brazil Business Council. He replaces VEB.RF Deputy Chairman Sergey Vasiliev, who had headed up the Council since 2009. Established in 2004, the Council’s main objectives are the development of business…

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Representatives of Leading Investment Companies Visit Rosneft Production Facilities in Eastern Siberia

Representatives of leading investment companies visited production facilities of Rosneft Oil Company in Eastern Siberia. The event was attended by more than 30 analysts from global investment banks (including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, UBS, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan) and portfolio managers from investment funds (including Capital, HSBC Global AM, AIG…

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Russian Paratroopers Drown in Crimea After Failed Parachute Landing

Two Russian paratroopers have drowned after a failed parachute landing attempt, the country’s military was quoted by news agencies as saying on Wednesday. It was unclear if the paratroopers died during the snap combat readiness inspections currently taking place in Russia’s central, eastern and southern military districts. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Monday that…

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Russia Shows Off New Military Technology at 2019 Army Forum, in Photos

If there’s one thing Russia’s good at, it’s rolling out the tanks for a grand display of military might and armed excellence. The 2019 Army forum, held Tuesday in the outskirts of Moscow, was no different.

Here are a few of the fiercest fighters that the Defense Ministry put on display:

1 in 10 Russians Have Been Tortured by Authorities – Poll

One in 10 Russians say they have been tortured by law enforcement officials, a survey by the independent Levada Center pollster said. Russian law enforcement has been rocked with several torture scandals, with victims including LGBT people in Chechnya, Jehovah’s Witnesses and prisoners. In 2018, United Nations human rights investigators called on Russia to halt frequent torture…

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