MOSCOW, Aug 21 (PRIME)
PRESS: Medvedev, Sobyanin, Dyumin most possible Putin successorsMOSCOW, Aug 21 (PRIME) -- Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin and Tula Region Governor Alexei Dyumin were rated the top-3 contenders to become successors to President Vladimir Putin, business daily Kommersant reported on Monday, citing fund Petersburg Politics.
PRESS: Russian cbank gives unsecured loan to Otkritie FC Bank
MOSCOW, Aug 21 (PRIME)The Russian central bank has provided an unsecured loan to Otkritie Financial Corporation (FC) Bank, business daily Vedomosti reported on Monday, citing two people who knew about this from the bank.
Rosneft closes deal to buy 49% in India’s Essar Oil
MOSCOW, Aug 21 (PRIME)Russian oil major Rosneft has closed a deal to buy a 49.13% stake in India’s Essar Oil Limited, the company said in a statement on Monday.
Khabarovsk-based Amurmetal facility starts exports to Asia
KHABAROVSK, Aug 18 (PRIME)The Amurmetal plant, the only metallurgical facility in Russia’s Far East that resumed operations in late July after a 6-month shutdown, has launched exports to Asia, the Far East Development Ministry said quoting Vladimir Lebedev, CEO of Torex-Khabarovsk, a resident of the Khabarovsk priority development area, on Friday.
FOCUS: Antitrust ready to force major mobile operators cancel reg roaming at all costs
MOSCOW, Aug 21 (PRIME)The Russian antitrust is persistently forcing the four biggest mobile operators to eliminate what it sees as groundless difference in tariffs in home and other regions, which is intra-network or regional roaming, bringing 2% to the companies’ revenue, analysts say. MegaFon had the guts to complain to court about the demands, but later preferred to come to a compromise.
BRUSSELS, Aug 17 (PRIME) -- The new U.S. sanctions against Russia have been lifted from a some energy projects with Russian participation thanks to E.U.’s efforts, Russian Ambassador to the E.U. Vladimir Chizhov said in an interview with PRIME on Thursday.