MOSCOW, Jul 21 (PRIME)
Putin’s aide says strong ruble creates problems for economyMOSCOW, Jul 21 (PRIME) -- The ruble has strengthened too much against the U.S. dollar creating problems for Russian exports and imports substitution, and the government and the central bank will tackle it, Andrei Belousov, aide of President Vladimir Putin, told reporters on Thursday.
Statistics: Russia’s July business confidence rises in production
MOSCOW, Jul 22 (PRIME)Russia’s Business Confidence Index fell in the production and distribution of power, gas and water in July compared with December 2015, but grew in the processing and mineral production industry, the Federal State Statistics Service said in a statement Friday citing a poll of 3,100 companies.
Russian presidential spox: State firms not to bid for Bashneft
MOSCOW, Jul 22 (PRIME)Russian oil major Rosneft and other state companies will not participate in privatization of oil company Bashneft, spokesman for the president Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday.
Russia’s Mechel sees risk of losing control over Donetsk plant
MOSCOW, Jul 21 (PRIME)Russian metals producer Mechel has received an order from the government of the self-proclaimed Donetsk republic on the introduction of a temporary state control over the Donetsk Electrometallurgical Plant (DEMZ), Mechel said in a statement on Thursday.
Iranian minister to visit Russia’s Yandex on July 28
MOSCOW, Jul 22 (PRIME)Iranian Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi will visit Russian Internet giant Yandex on July 28, the company’s press secretary Asya Melkumova said on Friday.
MOSCOW, Jun 29 (PRIME) -- Russian gas giant Gazprom is very unlikely to agree to state-owned oil major Rosneft’s proposal of an agent agreement on natural gas exports, Rosneft Vice President Vlada Rusakova said in an interview to PRIME on Wednesday.