MOSCOW, Oct 24 (PRIME)
Official: Russia readies steps to respond to possible US sanctionsMOSCOW, Oct 24 (PRIME) -- Russia has prepared measures for an asymmetrical response to the sanctions imposed by the U.S., Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said in a speech at the Federation Council, the parliament’s upper house, on Monday.
Russian ruble rises above 68 per euro, record high since Aug 2015
MOSCOW, Oct 21 (PRIME)The fall of the euro below 1.09 per U.S. dollar has boosted the Russian ruble to 67.98 per the European currency, a record high since August 2015, as seen by PRIME in the data of the Moscow Exchange.
Russia, Saudi Arabia reach consensus on November oil deal
RIYADH, Oct 24 (PRIME)Russia and Saudi Arabia have reached a consensus about a possible agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC members aimed at stabilization of the oil market, which is planned to be signed in November, Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said at a news conference on October 23.
Russia’s ALROSA cuts Jan–Sep diamond output 6% to 28 mln carats
MOSCOW, Oct 20 (PRIME)Diamond output of Russian uncut diamond mining giant ALROSA fell 6% on the year to 27.9 million carats in January–September due to lower output, the company said in a statement on Thursday.
FOCUS: Russia’s Yandex offers phone makers, telcos to earn on ads with preinstalled soft
MOSCOW, Oct 24 (PRIME)Russian Internet giant Yandex has launched a global partnership program for Android smartphone manufacturers and telecom operators, which covers 15 countries. Analysts said the initiative could strengthen the company’s weakening grip on the search market, but its financial impact is still unclear.
MOSCOW, Oct 5 (PRIME) -- France’s Alstom is studying expansion of localization in Russia amid economic stagnation to cut prices and maintain competitiveness, President for Russia, Ukraine and Belarus Philippe Pegorier told PRIME in an interview Wednesday.