Russia: Almaz-Antey presents new-generation air-defense missiles

Russian Navy will be eqipped by the Almaz-Antey arms manufacturer`s newly-introduced air-defense missiles, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said. “Almaz-Antey has presented the results of the tests of new-generation air-defense missiles for the Navy to the Military-Industrial Commission”, Rogozin, who heads the commission, said on his Twitter account. The commission will check the development of…

Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan to take steps for North-South corridor’s development

Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan will take measures on the development of transportation infrastructure, including the North-South international transportation corridor, the draft declaration says. “The sides intend to support efforts to integrate regional transportation and communication opportunities aimed at creating an economically profitable and environmentally friendly transportation infrastructure”, says the declaration that should be approved by…

Ukraine: 2.7 million tons of grains exported

Since the beginning of 2016/2017 MY, Ukraine exported 2.7 million tons of grains, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine declared on August 5. In particular, wheat exports totaled 945 thousand tons, corn – 438 thousand tons, and barley – 1.3 million tons. Ukraine supplied 10 thousand tons of wheat flour on foreign…

Ukraine: seaports grain cargoes shipments up in H1 2016

In January-July the Ukrainian seaports processed 19.451 million tons of grain cargoes (including 19.045 million tons of grains), up by 5.4% YoY, the State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority declared. In particular, state stevedoring companies processed 1.283 million tons of grains at the berths of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (down by 34.2% YoY), private stevedoring…

Ukraine: buckwheat prices to go down

In 2016/2017 MY, Ukraine will increase the total supply of buckwheat on the domestic market, which will lead to lowering of the grain prices, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine declared, with reference to the results of the monitoring of food markets. In 2016, the harvest volumes of buckwheat in Ukraine will…

Russia: SNSZ launches fiberglass superstructure for 20380-series corvette

Saint-Petersburg-based Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard (SNSZ, a subsidiary of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) on August 4, launched a multideck fiberglass superstructure for the 20380-series corvette, being constructed at Severnaya Verf Shipyard. The shipbuilding firm says, the superstructure will soon be towed to the customer for its further installation on the ship. SNSZ has already delivered five similar…

Kyrgyzstan: electricity consumption down

Electricity consumption in Kyrgyzstan decreased, the National Electric Network of the Kyrgyz Republic JSC reported. According to recent reports of the central dispatching service of the company, in July distribution companies consumed 555.11 million kilowatt-hours. Last year, consumption was 570,599 million kilowatts. It should be noted that according to the decision of the government on…

Ukraine: SOCAR supplies 50% of diesel fuel

SOCAR Energy Ukraine (a subsidiary of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR in Ukraine) supplied almost 50% of diesel fuel to PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia within the agreement reached on the results of the tender, said the Ukrainian company in a message on August 8. “As of August 8, the volume of the shipped diesel fuel by SOCAR…

Russia: airshows attracting interest to military aircraft

Various expositions, shows and competitions, including Aviadarts, contribute to attracting international interest to Russian military planes and helicopters, Russian Aerospace Forces Commander Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said. “If we did not show the achievements of our technology, no one would probably buy it. Representatives of foreign states watch it (technology) join service with our troops,…