MOSCOW, Mar 27 (PRIME)
Deputy PM: Russian construction industry falls 40% in some regionsMOSCOW, Mar 27 (PRIME) -- Construction works in some Russian regions fell by 30–40%, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kazak said during a meeting with the Construction, Housing, and Utilities Ministry on Friday.
Deputy finance minister: Russian ruble’s volatility is over
BOAO, Hainan Province, China, Mar 30 (PRIME)The period of the Russian ruble’s high volatility is over and investors may resume operations with it as there is no risk of sharp changes, Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseyev told PRIME Monday.
Russian govt may mull private firms’ access to shelf in Mar–Aug
MOSCOW, Mar 27 (PRIME)The Russian government may consider private companies access to work on the Arctic shelf in March–August, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Sergei Donskoi told reporters Friday.
CEO: VTB not to withdraw bankruptcy suit against Mechel so far
MOSCOW, Mar 30 (PRIME)Russia’s VTB has no plans to withdraw a bankruptcy claim of debt-ridden metals holding Mechel although the company has agreed to fully repay a 44 billion ruble loan, interest and penalties to VTB, CEO Andrei Kostin told reporters Monday.
Putin promises support to Internet business
NOVO-OGARYOVO, Moscow Region, Mar 27 (PRIME)Russian President Vladimir Putin promised on Friday to discuss measures of support the Internet business.
MOSCOW, Mar 20 (PRIME) -- Withdrawing Russian foreign exchange reserves from the U.S. and invest them in BRICS bonds is unreasonable, Russia’s Trade and Industry Chamber Director Sergei Katyrin, who will chair the BRICS Business Council from April, said in an interview to PRIME Friday.