MOSCOW, Mar 31 (PRIME)
Former fin min says Crimea to cost Russia $150-200 bln in 4 yrsMOSCOW, Mar 31 (PRIME) -- The accession of the Crimean peninsula to Russia will cost Moscow about U.S. $150–200 billion in three to four years, including net private capital outflow, former Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said Tuesday.
Spox: Kremlin not behind state companies’ exec wage privacy
MOSCOW, Mar 31 (PRIME)Russian president’s administration did not support a ruling to allow executives of companies with state participation not to disclose their wages, spokesman for the president Dmitry Peskov told reporters Tuesday.
Russia’s Rosneft to keep Vankor field output at 22 mln tns ‘15
VANKOR FIELD, Krasnoyarsk Region, Mar 30 (PRIME)Russian oil major Rosneft will keep output at the Vankor field at 22 million tonnes in 2015, the same as in 2014, Alexei Zyryanov, deputy director of the oil and gas development department of Rosneft’s affiliate Vankorneft, told reporters.
CEO: VTB not to withdraw bankruptcy suit against Mechel so far
MOSCOW, Mar 30 (PRIME)Russia’s VTB has no plans to withdraw a bankruptcy claim of debt-ridden metals holding Mechel although the company has agreed to fully repay a 44 billion ruble loan, interest and penalties to VTB, CEO Andrei Kostin told reporters Monday.
Report: Annual Q&A session with Putin to involve Internet platform
MOSCOW, Mar 31 (PRIME)A live televised national question-and-answer session with Russian President Vladimir Putin will engage a new tool in 2015, a special Internet platform for video questions, the daily Rossiyskaya Gazeta said Tuesday on its Web site, citing the president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov.
MOSCOW, Mar 20 (PRIME) -- Withdrawing Russian foreign exchange reserves from the U.S. and invest them in BRICS bonds is unreasonable, Russia’s Trade and Industry Chamber Director Sergei Katyrin, who will chair the BRICS Business Council from April, said in an interview to PRIME Friday.