MOSCOW, Mar 22 (PRIME)
State Duma bans money transfers to Ukraine via foreign systemsMOSCOW, Mar 22 (PRIME) -- The State Duma, the Russian parliament’s lower house, approved on Wednesday the third and final reading of a bill banning money transfers from Russia to Ukraine through foreign payment systems.
Official: Russian Fin Ministry sees sales tax as thing of past
MOSCOW, Mar 21 (PRIME)The Russian Finance Ministry is not discussing introduction of a sales tax because this idea is outdated, Deputy Minister Ilya Trunin told reporters on Tuesday.
Report: OPEC leans towards oil cut extension, needs non-members in
MOSCOW, Mar 20 (PRIME)OPEC oil producers increasingly favor extending beyond June a pact on reducing crude supply to balance the market, although Russia and other non-members need to remain part of the initiative, Reuters reported on Monday citing sources within the group.
Polyus to sell 82% in Nezhdaninskoye gold deposit for $158 mln
MOSCOW, Mar 21 (PRIME)Russian gold producer Polyus will sell an 82.34% stake in the Nezhdaninskoye gold deposit for U.S. $158 million to a company beneficially controlled by Ivan Kulakov, a former managing director of Highland Gold Mining, Polyus said in a statement on Tuesday.
Russian antitrust hopes to agree on amicable deal with Google soon
MOSCOW, Mar 20 (PRIME) -- Royal Dutch Shell pins high hopes on Russia’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, but is sure the country will face severe competition on the market, head of Shell's new projects department Stuart Bradford said in an interview with PRIME on Monday.