Monthly Archives: February 2015

Capitalization of Russian stock market increases 0.57% on Thursday

MOSCOW. February 26 (Interfax) – The capitalization of the Russian stock market, based on average-weighted prices on the Moscow Exchange’s Main Market, increases 0.57%, or by 162.690 billion from the previous session, to 28.656 trillion rubles ($457.838 billion at the … Continue reading

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Russia and CIS political and economic calendar: February 26 – April 30

Date Event Time Venue Additional information 26.02.15 Gazprom Neft – board meeting. 26.02.15 Krasnoyarsk Economic Forum, Feb 25-28. Krasnoyarsk http://www.krasnoforum.ru/?language=en 26.02.15 Inter RAO plans to publish IFRS financial results for 2014. 26.02.15 Petropavlovsk – meeting of shareholders. 26.02.15 Mail.ru plans … Continue reading

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IMF chiefs convening on March 11 to possibly okay new loan for Ukraine – minister

KYIV. Feb 25 (Interfax) – The board of governors of the International Monetary Fund is getting together on March 11 to consider giving the go-ahead to a new loan for Ukraine, the Ukrainian finance minister said on Wednesday. “The IMF … Continue reading

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ICRC to boost activities in Ukraine – chief

MOSCOW. Feb 25 (Interfax) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) plans to step up its activities in Ukraine in order to give more help to the population of the east of the country, ICRC President Peter Maurer … Continue reading

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Crimeans’ choice should be respected – Putin

MOSCOW. Feb 23 (Interfax) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged to respect the choice of the Crimean people who voted for reunification with Russia at a referendum on March 16, 2014. “As regards the state affiliation, the people living … Continue reading

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Almaz-Antey concern fulfilled almost 30 export contracts in 2014

ABU DHABI. Feb 23 (Interfax-AVN) – Russia’s Almaz-Antey air defense concern is implementing a large number of contracts to export air defense systems to foreign countries, Almaz-Antey representatives told Interfax-AVN at an arms show in Abu Dhabi. “The company fulfilled … Continue reading

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Russia against “regime-change operations” similar to one in Ukraine – Lavrov (Part 2)

NEW YORK. Feb 23 (Interfax) – Russia is against pursuit of foreign-policy interests through operations aimed at changing regimes, as was the case in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said. “For the disobedient, there are technologies of inspiring … Continue reading

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Danone in Q4 substantially cuts sales of dairy products in Russia, but offsets this with price rise

MOSCOW. Feb 20 (Interfax) – France’s dairy product producer, Danone, in Q4 2014 substantially lowered the sales volume of dairy products in Russia due to the weakening of consumer demand. “In Russia, where consumer demand weakened, continued portfolio enhancement achieved … Continue reading

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Nordic Yards mulls building shipyard in Russia (Part 2)

WISMAR, Germany. Feb 20 (Interfax) – Nordic Yards is considering building a production facility in Russia, the owner of the shipbuilder, Vitaly Yusufov told reporters on Thursday. “We will of course consider the possibility of building such a facility, since … Continue reading

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Crisis in Russia-EU relations doesn’t meet their interests – prominent Russian Federation Council member (Part 2)

MOSCOW. Feb 20 (Interfax) – The relationship between the European Union and Russia is in a serious crisis now, which does not meet their interests, says Konstantin Kosachyov, the head of the Russian Federation Council international affairs committee. “The issue … Continue reading

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