MOSCOW, Aug 31 (PRIME)
Source: Russia receives over 1 bln euros for Mistral carriersMOSCOW, Aug 31 (PRIME) -- Moscow has received over 1 billion euros from France as compensation for failed supplies of two Mistral helicopter carriers, a source in the Russian government told PRIME on Monday.
Russia’s Mostotrest may raise free-float via share issue – CEO
MOSCOW, Aug 31 (PRIME)Russian construction company Mostotrest may increase free-float through an additional share issue, CEO Vladimir Vlasov said in a conference call on Monday.
Spox: Gazprom not to sign Nord Stream-2 deal this week
MOSCOW, Aug 31 (PRIME)Russian gas giant Gazprom will not sign a shareholder agreement for the Nord Stream-2 pipeline between Thursday and Saturday, spokesman for the country’s president Dmitry Peskov told reporters Monday.
Russia’s Mechel agrees on debt restructuring with Gazprombank
MOSCOW, Aug 31 (PRIME)Russian debt-ridden metals and mining group Mechel has signed agreements on restructuring of its debts totaling U.S. $1.4 billion and 33.7 billion rubles to Gazprombank, one of its main creditors, Mechel said in a statement Monday.
FOCUS: Qiwi, Visa enter Russia’s promising contactless payment market
MOSCOW, Aug 31 (PRIME)Leading payment systems Qiwi and Visa have branched out into Russia’s nascent market of contactless mobile payments by equipping their joint Visa Qiwi Wallet with a distant payment function. Analysts said the market has promising growth potential, as the technology will spread with the penetration of smartphones with the near-field-communication (NFC) function.
MOSCOW, Aug 31 (PRIME) -- Russia’s Roseximbank, the state agent bank for guarantees to exports, plans to grant at least 20 billion rubles of loans to support hi-tech exports until the end of 2015, Dmitry Golovanov, chairman of the bank’s management board, told PRIME in an interview published Monday.