Over 93 per cent of employees vaccinated at Gazprom and core subsidiaries of gas business

January 27, 2022, 12:15 The Management Committee took note of the information about the results of the efforts undertaken in 2021 to vaccinate the employees of the Gazprom Group against COVID-19, as well as the status of health & disease control measures implemented to curb the spread of infection at Gazprom, its subsidiaries and entities. It was highlighted that Gazprom continues to pursue a set of mandatory measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Conditions…

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Severstal jois coalitio i support of the Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics Iitiative with the World Ecoomic Forum

January 27, 2022 PAO Severstal has become the first Russian steel company to join the World Economic Forum’s coalition to promote responsible corporate reporting on stakeholder capitalism. The Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics initiative, sponsored by the International Business Council (IBC) of the World Economic Forum, is part of wider efforts to develop a set of universal…

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U.S., NATO Reject Russia’s Ukraine Demands, Offer ‘Diplomatic’ Path Forward

The United States and NATO on Wednesday rejected Russia’s demand to bar Ukraine from NATO and pushed for a diplomatic solution to a crisis triggered by Moscow’s military build-up near Kyiv’s borders. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg held separate press conferences on their responses given earlier in the…

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U.S. Embassy in Ukraine Tells Citizens to ‘Consider Departing Now’

The U.S. embassy in Ukraine on Wednesday urged its citizens in the ex-Soviet country to “consider departing now” as fears grow over a possible Russian invasion. “The U.S. embassy urges U.S. citizens in Ukraine to consider departing now using commercial or other privately available transportation options,” the embassy said in a statement, warning that the security situation “can deteriorate with little notice.” Kyiv and the West…

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Russia Ruling Party Urges the Kremlin to Arm Ukraine Separatists

Russia’s ruling, pro-Kremlin party will ask the country’s leadership to deliver military supplies to eastern Ukraine’s separatist-held breakaway regions, a senior lawmaker said Wednesday, ​​a new escalation of rhetoric amid ongoing tensions over Ukraine.  “We appeal to the leadership of our country to provide assistance to the Luhansk and Donetsk republics in the form of…

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100+ international companies and organisations partake in ROSATOM’s “Breakthrough Technologies for a Sustainable Future” week at EXPO-2020

Taking place as part of World Expo 2020 in Dubai (UAE), ROSATOM’s thematic weeklong event “Breakthrough Technologies for a Sustainable Future” came to a close on January 24. The event – unprecedented in terms of scale – saw ROSATOM representatives taking part in 18 sessions dedicated to the role of advanced technologies in achieving a…

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Russian Troops, Jets Stage Drills Near Ukraine Amid High Tensions With West

The Russian military will stage large-scale exercises in its regions near Ukraine and in annexed Crimea amid ongoing tensions at the border, news agencies reported Tuesday. The Defense Ministry said 6,000 troops and 60 warplanes have been deployed for so-called combat readiness drills stretching across three regions near Ukraine and in Crimea, which Moscow seized from…

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Feasibility study completed for Soyuz Vostok gas pipeline project

January 25, 2022, 14:05 A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Sainbuyan Amarsaikhan, Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia, took place today via a video link. The parties signed a statement on the results of the consideration of the feasibility study for the Soyuz Vostok gas trunkline construction project. As per the feasibility study, the pipeline will stretch for 962.9 kilometers…

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Navalny Poisoning Documentary to Premiere at Sundance

A new documentary about jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s poisoning will have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the Sundance Institute announced Monday.  “Navalny,” a fly-on-the-wall look into the saga that unfolded following the Kremlin critic’s near-fatal poisoning, was revealed as the “mystery 10th film” to be screened in the prestigious festival’s…

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Russia Adds Navalny, Top Aides To ‘Terrorists and Extremists’ Register

Russia added Alexei Navalny and several of his top aides to the country’s “terrorists and extremists” register Tuesday. The Kremlin critic appeared on the list, which is maintained by Russia’s Federal Financial Monitoring Service, on Tuesday. The online database lists individuals Russian authorities believe are involved in activities that support “terrorist or extremist” organizations. The…

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What Scenarios Might Emerge in Ukraine?

As Western countries recall diplomats from Kyiv amid fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine, The Moscow Times asked experts what likely scenarios could emerge in the coming weeks. Here’s our roundup: Annexing the Donbas Annexing the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics — unrecognized states proclaimed by pro-Russian separatists in East Ukraine’s Donbas region in…

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Kremlin Says NATO Ramping Up Ukraine Tensions With Deployments

The Kremlin on Monday accused the United States and NATO of ramping up tensions after the U.S.-led military bloc said it was bolstering Europe’s eastern defences amid the Ukraine crisis. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Washington and NATO were escalating tensions through “information hysteria” and “concrete actions,” adding that the risk of an offensive by Ukrainian…

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ROSATOM and Other Russian IT Companies use Expo-2020 to Announce Plans for Teamwork on Global Market

Russian IT companies working together with ROSATOM and the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation (Russian Digital Ministry) are prepared to expand the international markets presence of their digital solutions and products. The potential for expanding the global markets presence of Russian IT solution was discussed by participants of…

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No Evacuation for Now of U.S. Citizens in Ukraine: State Dept.

The United States is not “at this time” organizing an evacuation of American citizens from Ukraine despite rising fears of an unspecified military action by Russia, a State Department spokesperson said Saturday.  In the event matters deteriorate, however, “American citizens should not anticipate that there will be U.S. government-sponsored evacuations,” the spokesperson said, speaking on…

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Russia, U.S. Agree to Talk Security Demands Next Week

Moscow has secured a deal that the United States will provide a written response to its European security demands next week, Russia’s top diplomat said following high-stakes talks with his U.S. counterpart Friday.  Washington previously dismissed Moscow’s “binding” demands — including barring Ukraine from joining NATO and withdrawing the alliance’s forces and weapons from Eastern…

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Get Out of Romania and Bulgaria, Russia Tells NATO Amid Ukraine Tensions

Moscow is seeking the withdrawal of NATO forces and weapons from Romania and Bulgaria as part of its sweeping security demands from the U.S.-led alliance, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Friday. Russia demands written responses from the United States on its proposed security guarantees, which includes the withdrawal of NATO’s infrastructure from eastern European countries that…

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Ukraine Says Russia Increasing Arms, Equipment for Separatist Regions

Kyiv on Friday accused Russia of increasing supplies of weapons, ammunition and military equipment to separatist-held territory in eastern Ukraine, ahead of key talks between Moscow and Washington. The breakaway regions bordering Russia, collectively known as Donbass, have been locked in armed conflict with Kyiv’s army since a Kremlin-backed insurgency following Russia’s annexation of Crimea…

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