Alexey Miller and Gerhard Schroeder, Chairman of Shareholders’ Committee of Nord Stream AG, hold working meeting

June 2, 2021, 18:25 A working meeting between Alexey Miller Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Gerhard Schroeder, Chairman of the Shareholders’ Committee of Nord Stream AG, took place today at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021. The parties highlighted the successful operation of the Nord Stream gas pipeline and exchanged views on the development prospects of Europe’s gas sector. Background Nord Stream AG has been…

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3D seismic surveys fully completed at Vaneyvisskoye and Layavozhskoye fields

Background The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021 is being held at the EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre from June 2 to 5. This year’s main theme is “A Collective Reckoning of the New Global Economic Reality.” Gazprom and LUKOIL are bound by the 2014–2024 General Agreement on Strategic Partnership, pursuant to which, among other things, LUKOIL supplies gas into Gazprom’s gas transmission system. The…

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Alexey Miller and Battsetseg Batmunkh, Mongolia’s Foreign Minister, discuss Soyuz Vostok project

Background The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021 is being held at the EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre from June 2 to 5. This year’s main theme is “A Collective Reckoning of the New Global Economic Reality.” On December 5, 2019, Gazprom and the Government of Mongolia signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The document provides for a joint assessment of the feasibility of the project for pipeline gas supplies…

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Russia Widens Opposition Crackdown With Bill, Jailing of Critic

Russian authorities widened a crackdown on the country’s beleaguered opposition on Wednesday as the legislature advanced a bill that would bar opponents from polls and a court jailed another well-known Kremlin critic. Russia’s opposition says authorities are stepping up a campaign of intimidation against dissenters ahead of a parliamentary vote in September, allegations the Kremlin…

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Gazprom expanding cooperation with World Energy Council

Background The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021 is being held at the EXPOFORUM Convention and Exhibition Centre from June 2 to 5. This year’s main theme is “A Collective Reckoning of the New Global Economic Reality.” The World Energy Council is a global non-governmental energy organization, which was created in 1923. With its headquarters in London, the WEC currently connects more than 3,000 energy-related organizations via national…

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Germany-Russia Flights Resume After Tit-for-Tat Cancellations

Airline companies said flights between Germany and Russia had resumed Wednesday evening, after each country blocked the other’s incoming flights as part of the fall-out from tensions over Belarus. German airline Lufthansa told AFP that the Russian authorities had finally granted it clearance for passenger flights to Russia in June. “That means Lufthansa flights to Moscow and St. Petersburg…

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Radiation Therapy Building Design in Barnaul Approved by Russian State Expertise

GSPI JSC, under general control of Rusatom Overseas JSC, has received design documentation approval from the Main Department of State Expertise to construct a radiation therapy building at the Altai Regional Oncology Centre. The approval means detailed design documentation development and construction and installation work can now begin. The building is to host a radiation…

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7 in 10 Russians Support Reviving ‘Gulag’ Prison Labor – Poll

Seven out of 10 Russians support government plans to revive the Stalin-era practice reminiscent of the gulag labor camps that would use prisoners for major construction projects, according to a state-backed survey released Tuesday. Several cabinet ministers, the state railway monopoly and the head of Russia’s penitentiary system have in recent weeks proposed dispatching around…

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Russia’s Security Services Raid Opposition Politician’s Dacha 

Russian authorities stepped up its crackdown on opposition figures Tuesday morning, raiding apartments, offices and a summer house connected to a vocal anti-Kremlin politician and his relatives. Former parliamentarian and opposition politician Dmitry Gudkov said Russian security officers raided his family dacha early Tuesday, while security services also searched the apartments of his former assistant,…

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Russia Bans Unauthorized ‘Foreign Influence’ Educational Activities

Russia has banned non-state-approved educational activities and cooperation with foreign academics, according to highly criticized changes to Russia’s education law that came into effect Tuesday. The law is based on the need cited by lawmakers for broad state power to permit or forbid activities outside formal academic settings. They said that the law was essential to counter…

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ROSATOM issues “green bonds” for 100 billion rubles to finance its projects

31 May 2021 – The Moscow Exchange registered the exchange-traded bonds program of Atomenergoprom JSC, the company holding Rosatom’s civil assets.  The exchange-traded bonds program and the securities prospectus were approved at a meeting of the Board of Directors of Atomenergoprom, which took place on 26 April 2021.   The total (maximum) par value amount of…

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Gazprom social programme Football for Friendship unites participants from over 200 countries and sets third GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title

May 31, 2021, 22:00 Moscow, May 31, 2021. The Ninth Season of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship has finished. The key values of the programme are friendship, equality, fairness, health, peace, devotion, victory, traditions, and honour. 12-14-year old girls and boys from over 200 countries have joined the new season of the programme. One of the distinctive…

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Russian Government Considers Banning Non-Recyclable Plastic

The Russian government is working on amendments to legislation that could ban the production of non-recyclable plastic materials in Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Viktoria Abramchenko said at the 9th Nevsky International Ecological Congress in St. Petersburg. New measures will provide Russian businessmen with opportunities to adapt and adjust their manufacturing, the government claimed. But some lawmakers…

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Russian SolarWinds Hackers Target 150 Organizations in New Attack

The state-backed Russian group behind a massive hacking campaign revealed last year has re-emerged with a series of attacks on government agencies, think tanks, consultants and other organizations, according to officials and researchers. A security update from Microsoft late Thursday said the group known as Nobelium has stepped up attacks, notably targeting government agencies involved in foreign policy as…

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What’s On in Moscow May 28-30

Season premiere in the Green Theater This Saturday night the outdoor Green Theater at VDNH Park opens their summer season with a unique program of music for harps. The program will be performed by the much celebrated musician Alexander Boldachev accompanied by the Russian Ministry of Defense Orchestra. It will be conducted by Fabio Mastrangelo,…

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Russia Says EU’s Belarus Flight Ban ‘Endangers’ Passengers

Russia said Friday that Western countries were being irresponsible and endangering passengers by banning flights over Belarus in response to President Alexander Lukashenko’s forced grounding of a Ryanair flight. “What the West has done by introducing a ban on flights through Belarusian airspace for political reasons is completely irresponsible and endangers the safety of passengers,”…

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Gazprom’s financial information under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for the three months ended March 31, 2021

May 28, 2021, 10:00 1Q 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 three months ended March 31, 2021. The table below presents the unaudited consolidated interim condensed statement of comprehensive income for the three months ended March…

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