MOSCOW, Apr 18 (PRIME)
PM: Russia must understand how Crimea accession changes budgetMOSCOW, Apr 18 (PRIME) -- The Russian government might change its spending limit if it macroeconomic conditions, like the Crimea’s accession, change, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday, RIA Novosti reported.
PM: Russia not to ask OECD for membership under sanctions
MOSCOW, Apr 18 (PRIME)Russia will not thrust itself on the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) if the latter uses the language of sanctions against Moscow, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday.
CEO: Ukraine can get 30 bcm of Slovak gas without new pipeline
MOSCOW, Apr 18 (PRIME)Existing pipeline capacities allow Slovakia to pump 30 billion cubic meters of gas to Ukraine annually, CEO of energy company Naftogaz Ukrainy Andrei Kobolev said Friday.
Russia’s Mechel owner decreases shares in collateral to 41.6%
MOSCOW, Apr 16 (PRIME)Igor Zyuzin, a major owner of Russia’s indebted mining and metals group Mechel, has decreased the company’s stake used as collateral against his personal credit to 41.57% from 59.43%, the company said in disclosure documents seen by PRIME late on Tuesday.
Russia’s VimpelCom owner sells 51% of Algerian unit to invest fund
MOSCOW, Apr 18 (PRIME)Amsterdam-based VimpelCom Ltd., the sole owner of major Russian mobile operator VimpelCom has sold a 51% stake in its subsidiary Orascom Telecom Algerie (OTA) to the Algerian National Investment Fund for U.S. $2.643 billion, the Dutch company said in a statement Friday.
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