Protocol signed on pricing procedure for gas supplies to Belarus in 2022

December 1, 2021, 18:00 A working meeting of Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, with Viktor Karankevich, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Belarus, and Vladimir Semashko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Russian Federation, took place today in St. Petersburg. Alexey Miller and Viktor Karankevich signed the Protocol between Gazprom and the Government of the Republic of Belarus.…

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ROSATOM’s Engineering Division starts commercial use of new welding technologies at Rooppur NPP (Bangladesh)

At the Rooppur NPP, the Teplotech 4.0 project been launched ahead of schedule to ensure the technical upgrading of heat installation works, including the commercial use of two types of automatic orbital welding machines. The use of new automatic welding machines has been promptly agreed with the design organization and supervisory authorities owing to the…

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ROSATOM, CEA and EDF join R&D efforts to demonstrate recyclability of spent MOX fuel

On 1 December 2021, ROSATOM, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA), and EDF (France) signed a joint declaration of intent to develop their long-term R&D collaboration in the field of civil nuclear power. The declaration states an experimentation at laboratory scale, involving all the steps required to recycle second-generation plutonium from spent MOX…

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Gas production and supplies: results for 11 months

December 1, 2021, 13:40 According to preliminary data, Gazprom produced 467.6 billion cubic meters of gas in January-November of 2021, which is 14.7 per cent (or 60 billion cubic meters) more than in the same period of last year. Gazprom ramped up its domestic supplies from the gas transmission system by 15.8 per cent (or by 30.4 billion cubic meters) over said period of 2021. The Company increased its gas exports…

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The first kilowatts from the Medvezhenskaya Wind Farm of ROSATOM entered the power grid of Russia

The Medvezhenskaya Wind Farm (Stavropol Krai) began supplying electricity to the wholesale electricity and capacity market on December 1, 2021. The wind farm with an installed capacity of 60 MW consists of 24 wind turbine generators. Local content of facility equipment, as confirmed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, amounts…

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Alexey Miller and South Ossetia’s President Anatoly Bibilov discuss issues of cooperation

November 30, 2021, 17:40 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Anatoly Bibilov, President of the Republic of South Ossetia, took place today in St. Petersburg. The parties discussed the state and prospects of their cooperation, focusing in particular on gas supplies to the republic. Background In August 2009, Gazprom brought into operation the Dzuarikau – Tskhinval gas trunkline to provide direct…

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Putin Says Constitutional Right to Re-Election ‘Stabilizes’ Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that his recently attained constitutional right to get re-elected in 2024 gives the country automatic “stability.” Putin reiterated that he is still undecided about running for his fifth overall presidential term during Tuesday’s appearance at an investment forum by video link. Constitutional amendments passed last year granted him the…

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Russia Developing AI ‘Minority Report’ Protest Detector – Kommersant

Russia is developing special AI-powered software that will be able to detect and prevent mass unrest as soon as next year, the Kommersant business daily reported Tuesday, citing the Emergency Situations Ministry. The futuristic technology uses machine learning to carry out a “multi-factor, comprehensive analysis of the likelihood of riots and unauthorized public events,” according…

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Deputy Director General of ROSATOM Nikolai Spasskiy had a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil Carlos Alberto França

On November 29, 2021 Deputy Director General of ROSATOM for International Activity Nikolai Spasskiy in Moscow had a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federative Republic of Brazil Carlos Alberto França.  The parties discussed thoroughly prospects of broadening the cooperation between Brazil and Russia in peaceful uses of atomic energy. The role of…

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Alexey Oleynikov put in charge of Gazprom Transgaz Tchaikovsky

November 30, 2021, 11:05 Alexey Oleynikov has been elected Director General of Gazprom Transgaz Tchaikovsky. Alexey Oleynikov was born in 1982. He graduated from Ural State Technical University, majoring in Gas Turbine & Steam Turbine Units and Engines. He has a PhD degree in Engineering. He has been employed with Gazprom for about 13 years. Between 2009 and 2017, he rose through the ranks from Electronics Engineer…

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Russia Deports U.S. College Professor After Bard Hit With ‘Undesirable’ Label – Reports

Russia has deported an American professor at a prestigious St. Petersburg university who was associated with a U.S. college that was blacklisted by the authorities earlier this year, media reported Monday. Michael Freese, a professor in St. Petersburg State University’s Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty, was banned from returning to Russia until 2026, according to the…

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The representatives of the design and engineering complex of nuclear industry discussed the prospects for the development of design of NPP

On November 23-25, 2021, the annual conference of the design and engineering complex of nuclear industry was held in Moscow. It was organized by Atomenergoproekt JSC (part of Engineering Division of ROSATOM), which is the largest design organization of industry. The event, held in a hybrid format, was attended by more than 2,500 people, and…

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Russian Language Added to Central African Republic University Curriculum

Central African Republic universities will require students to study the Russian language, CAR media has reported as Bangui and Moscow continue to pursue activated military and economic cooperation. President Faustin-Archange Touadéra ordered universities to make Russian compulsory instead of Spanish as soon as next year, the Corbeau News Centrafrique news website reported Friday. Students will…

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Gazprom’s financial information under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for the nine months ended September 30, 2021

November 29, 2021, 10:00 3Q 2021 IFRS Results Today PJSC Gazprom issued its unaudited consolidated interim condensed financial information prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standard 34 Interim Financial Reporting (IAS 34) for the nine months ended September 30, 2021. The table below presents the unaudited consolidated interim condensed statement of comprehensive income for the nine months ended September…

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Severstal is developig a programme for moitorig ad coservig biodiversity i Karelia ad Cherepovets

November 29, 2021 Karelsky Okatysh, a subsidiary of Severstal, one of the world’s leading steel and steel-related mining companies, signed an agreement with the Federal State Budgetary Institution State Natural Reserve Kostomuksha on the development of a Programme for Monitoring and Conservation of Biodiversity in JSC Karelsky Okatysh’s region of operation. It was previously reported…

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Severstal implemeted Clawbacks & malus policy

November 29, 2021 Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and mining companies, implemented Clawbacks & Malus policy. The Policy has been developed to eliminate the risk of intentional occurrence of financial misstatements or other exceptional circumstances arising from the actions of key managers. Key TOP-management directors’ incentive arrangements are subject to “malus”,…

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Another Ex-Navalny Coordinator Leaves Russia after Ally Jailed for ‘Extremism’

A second former head of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s regional headquarters has fled Russia following the jailing on retroactive “extremist” charges of one of his colleagues, he said Thursday. Sergei Boyko headed Navalny’s headquarters in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, where he also served as city council deputy. Boyko said his decision not to…

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Winners of 11th Energy of Victories national sports journalism festival contest awarded

November 25, 2021, 21:40 The awarding of the winners and laureates of the 11th Energy of Victories national sports journalism festival contest, organized by the Russian Olympic Committee and the Federation of Sports Journalists of Russia with the backing of Gazprom, took place today in Moscow. The winners are as follows: The Lev Rossoshik Prize for Best Article (federal media): 1st place – Konstantin Stolbovsky, Telesport Media…

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Putin Sacks Russian Prisons Chief After Torture Leak Scandal

President Vladimir Putin has fired the head of Russia’s prison system, the Kremlin announced Thursday, a month after a series of explosive videos showing rape and torture inside a prison hospital leaked online. Putin replaced Alexander Kalashnikov with Deputy Interior Minister Arkady Gostev as head of Russia’s Federal Prison Service (FSIN), with the change effective immediately.…

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Gazprom Management Committee endorses drafts of investment program and budget for 2022

November 25, 2021, 13:55 Overall amount of Gazprom’s investments to be used in 2022: RUB 1,757.7 billion. Gazprom’s borrowings for 2022: RUB 272.789 billion. Final investment program and budget will be approved by the Gazprom Board of Directors. The Gazprom Management Committee took note of the information about the Company’s preliminary operating results for 2021, the projected investment program and budget (financial plan) for 2023–2024, and the…

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Russia to Probe Netflix for ‘Gay Propaganda’ Violations – Vedomosti

Russian police will probe Netflix for allegedly streaming content that contains so-called “gay propaganda” without labeling it properly, the Vedomosti business daily reported Thursday. The Interior Ministry confirmed to the newspaper that it will look into a complaint against the U.S. streaming platform filed by Olga Baranets, the so-called “public commissioner for the protection of the…

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Sputnik V Immune Response Fades After 6 Months – Study

The immune response generated by Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine could fade significantly six months after vaccination, a new study published in leading medical journal The Lancet has found.  Researchers in Argentina studied antibody levels among 602 healthcare workers in what is the first independent peer-reviewed study of the vaccine’s longer-term ability to protect against…

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