Severstal acquires 20% stake i costructio pipe plat, stregtheig positio i domestic ad export markets

April 27, 2021 PAO Severstal, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated steel and mining companies, announces that it has received permission from the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia (FAS) to acquire a 20% stake in LLC Production Association Nizhne-Volzhsky Pipe Plant (NVTZ), a large pipe enterprise located in Volzhsky in the south of Russia.…

Putin Says Prague’s Accusations Against Russia ‘Absurd’: Kremlin

President Vladimir Putin on Monday dismissed as “absurd” Prague’s accusations against Moscow after Czech authorities accused the Russian secret services of being behind a deadly arms depot blast in 2014. In a phone call with French President Emmanuel Macron, Putin “commented on the current state of Russian-Czech relations, emphasizing the absurd nature of Prague’s accusations…

Russia Expels Ukrainian Diplomat in Ongoing Spat

Moscow announced Monday it was expelling a Ukrainian embassy worker, the latest in a wave of diplomatic expulsions that have embroiled Russian and European diplomats. The expulsion came amid heightened tensions between Moscow and Kiev over an uptick in fighting between Ukraine’s army and pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine. Russia’s foreign ministry said in a statement…

Discover Painter Ilya Repin Anew

Ilya Repin is best known as a realist painter, whose portraits of writer Leo Tolstoy and canvases such as “Barge Haulers on the Volga” and “Reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks” represented Russia to the world. But the show “Ilya Repin: Known and Unknown” at the State Tretyakov Gallery invites you to forget all that —…

Russia Orders Navalny Group to Suspend Activities

Russian prosecutors on Monday suspended the activities of Alexei Navalny’s regional offices, in a move his team said would essentially shut down the jailed opposition figure’s decade-long movement against President Vladimir Putin. The order came as a court began considering whether to designate Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation (FBK) and his regional offices as extremist organizations, putting…

ROSATOM and EDF Group join forces to develop green hydrogen strategy

ROSATOM, a global technological leader, and the EDF Group, the world leader in low-carbon energy solutions, signed a strategic cooperation agreement to develop green hydrogen in Russia and Europe. In particular, the EDF and ROSATOM agreement aims to develop initiatives in the sectors of mobility and industrial complex decarbonisation, and anticipates research and development cooperation…

Airat Ishmurzin put in charge of Gazprom Pererabotka

April 26, 2021, 16:25 Airat Ishmurzin has been elected Director General of Gazprom Pererabotka. Airat Ishmurzin was born in 1972. He graduated from Kazan State Technological University, majoring in Chemical Technology of Natural Fuels and Carbon Materials. He has a PhD degree in Engineering. He has been employed with Gazprom for 26 years. Between 1995 and 2008, he rose through the ranks from Process Unit Operator to Chief…

Ukraine Marks 35 Years Since Chernobyl Disaster

President Volodymyr Zelensky was due Monday to visit the Chernobyl exclusion zone and address Ukrainians to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear disaster. The exclusion zone is a 30-kilometer radius around the nuclear power plant that was evacuated in the aftermath of an explosion and was deemed unsafe for humans to live for thousands…