BRUSSELS, Jul 30 (PRIME)
EU bans new investments in Crimea, blacklists more RussiansBRUSSELS, Jul 30 (PRIME) -- The E.U. has imposed a ban on new investment projects in the transport, infrastructure, telecommunications, power sectors, as well as in the oil, gas and other mineral resources development in Crimea, the E.U. Council said in a statement Wednesday.
Toughening sanctions vs Russia can lead to world problems – IMF
WASHINGTON, Jul 30 (PRIME)An escalating conflict around Ukraine can lead to negative consequences for the whole world, the International Monetary Fund said in its report late Tuesday.
Further sanctions against Russia’s Rosneft to hurt BP
LONDON, Jul 29 (PRIME)Further sanctions against Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft will hurt the business of BP, the company said in its financial report on Tuesday.
Russian govt approves 2 schemes of saving Mechel
NOVO-OGARYOVO/MOSCOW, Jul 30 (PRIME)The Russian government has approved two schemes of saving metals and mining group Mechel, whose net debt stands at U.S. $8.3 billion, and now the company’s owners and creditors are to approve one of them, presidential aide Andrei Belousov said in a news conference on Wednesday.
Russia’s VKontakte ex-holders invest $2.5 mln into service Coub
MOSCOW, Jul 29 (PRIME)Investment fund Vaizra Capital, run by former shareholders of Russian social network VKontakte, Lev Leviyev and Vyacheslav Mirilashvili, has invested U.S. $2.5 million into the looped video service Coub, the latter said in a statement Tuesday.
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