MOSCOW, Mar 12 (PRIME)
Putin: Russian economy stable, yet growth rates insufficientMOSCOW, Mar 12 (PRIME) -- The Russian economy is stable, but its current and forecasted growth rates are insufficient, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday, RIA Novosti reported.
Ministry says ruble too cheap to buy currency for Reserve Fund now
MOSCOW, Mar 12 (PRIME)The current exchange rate exceeding 36 rubles per U.S. dollar is unacceptable for resuming currency purchases for the Reserve Fund, Deputy Finance Minister Alexei Moiseyev told reporters Wednesday.
Ukraine to continue reverse gas talks in Brussels March 19
MOSCOW, Mar 12 (PRIME)Ukraine is ready to restart gas swap negotiations with European countries in Brussels next week, Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yury Prodan said Wednesday.
Russia’s Kuzbass Fuel Co wins coal license in Kemerovo Region
MOSCOW, Mar 12 (PRIME)Russian steam coal producer Kuzbass Fuel Company won an auction for a license to explore and develop the Listvyanichny field of the Karakan coal deposit in the Kemerovo Region, Vasily Rumyantsev, head of the company’s Moscow-based representative office, told PRIME Wednesday.
Dutch prosecutors probe VimpelCom owner’s Uzbek operations
MOSCOW, Mar 12 (PRIME)The Dutch prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation against Amsterdam-based telecom group VimpelCom Ltd., the sole owner of major Russian mobile operator VimpelCom, the Dutch company said in a statement Wednesday.
MOSCOW, Feb 25 (PRIME) -- In the recent months Ukraine has come under global attention and scrutiny due to large scale protest and political deadlock that has recently taken a very tragic turn. The political protest began in November after the ruling government withdrew from signing the EU Free-Trade agreement, which many liberals in Ukraine saw as a step toward political and economic reform. The government was guided by the economic motives, as Ukraine has significant economic ties with Russia, which a closer relationship with the EU had the potential to damage.