MINSK, Aug 27 (PRIME)
Putin, Poroshenko agree on humanitarian aid, contact group workMINSK, Aug 27 (PRIME) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Pyotr Poroshenko have agreed on humanitarian aid for Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions, and that a contact group should continue its work as soon as possible, Putin said late Tuesday.
Russia’s 2014–2015 grain exports may rise to 27–30 mln tns
MOSCOW, Aug 26 (PRIME)Russia’s Agriculture Ministry forecasts the country’s grain exports in the 2014–2015 agricultural year to hit a record of 27.5–30.0 million tonnes, Deputy Minister Andrei Volkov said during a ministry meeting on the grain market and interventions on Tuesday.
EU suggests Russia, Ukraine sign interim gas agreement
MINSK, Aug 27 (PRIME)The E.U. has suggested an interim agreement on the gas supplies between Russia and Ukraine without waiting for a Stockholm arbitrary court decision, E.U. Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger said in a news conference following his meeting with Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko late Tuesday.
Russia’s RUSAL Jan-Jun IFRS net loss narrows to $209 mln
MOSCOW, Aug 27 (PRIME)The net loss of Russia’s aluminum giant UC RUSAL narrowed 52.4% on the year to U.S. $209 million in January-June, as calculated under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the company said in a report Wednesday.
Expert: Russian innovation sector loses $50 mln in H1 on sanctions
MOSCOW, Aug 26 (PRIME)Russia’s innovation sector lost some U.S. $50 million in January–June due to the sanctions imposed by the U.S. and the E.U., the National Association of Innovations and Information Technologies Development (NAIRIT) said Tuesday.
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