BRUSSELS, Oct 31 (PRIME)
Russia, EU, Ukraine sign $4.6 bln deals solving gas troublesBRUSSELS, Oct 31 (PRIME) -- Russia, the E.U. and Ukraine have signed U.S. $4.6 billion worth of agreements to restart gas supplies to Ukraine and ensure uninterrupted gas transit to the E.U., Vice President and current E.U. energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger said Friday at a news conference after the talks.
Russian cbank raises rate to 9.5% from 8% on sanctions, ruble fall
MOSCOW, Oct 31 (PRIME)The Russian central bank has raised its key rate to 9.5% as the ruble weakened hit by falling oil prices, while Western sanctions were boosted speeding up the consumer price inflation index (CPI) growth, the authority said in a statement published on its Website on Friday.
Russian min says EU postpones OPAL decision for political reasons
BRUSSELS, Oct 31 (PRIME)The European Commission has postponed making a decision on allowing Russian gas giant Gazprom to use 100% of the OPAL pipeline capacities until the end of January 2015 for political reasons, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Friday.
Russia’s TMK to raise $500 mln through US division’s IPO
MOSCOW, Oct 28 (PRIME)Russian oil and gas pipe maker TMK plans to raise over U.S. $500 million through an initial public offering (IPO) of its North American division IPSCO, the company said in a presentation Tuesday.
Russian operators oppose Internet antipiracy bill, seen as pointless
MOSCOW, Oct 31 (PRIME)The introduction of a fixed fee for Russian operators in favor of rights holders to fight against piracy in the Internet is pointless as companies do not have a technical opportunity to distinguish an author’s works from other types of content, major domestic mobile operators said late Thursday.
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