BRUSSELS, Sep 1 (PRIME)
EU works to prepare new sanctions against RussiaBRUSSELS, Sep 1 (PRIME) -- The European Commission has started preparing suggestions on new sanctions against Russia, which will be presented before September 7, Commission spokeswoman Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen told reporters Monday.
Official: West to have hell to pay for new sanctions against Russia
TULA, Sep 1 (PRIME)Russia is ready with retaliatory measures if the West imposes new sanctions on the country, the Federation Council Chairwoman Valentina Matviyenko told reporters Monday.
Russia’s Rosneft to invest 560 bln rbl in Eastern Petrochemical Co
YAKUTSK, Sep 1 (PRIME)Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft plans to invest 560 billion rubles in the construction of the first stage of its Eastern Petrochemical Company (VNKhK), CEO Igor Sechin said Monday at a government meeting devoted to the development of the country’s Far East.
Putin insists on Evraz building plant in Yakutia
YAKUTSK, Sep 1 (PRIME)President Vladimir Putin has called on U.K.-based Evraz Plc, which operates mainly in Russia, to build a metallurgical plant in the republic of Yakutia, which the company previously saw as unattractive for the investments, Putin said Monday at a government meeting for the development of the country’s Far East.
FOCUS: Russian operators favor govt idea to assess mobile connection quality
MOSCOW, Sep 1 (PRIME)Russia’s communications ministry has ordered the communications watchdog to team up with cellular operators to create a mechanism of monitoring the quality of mobile connection. Operators are ready to participate, and some of them launched corresponding applications a year ago.
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