Uzbekistan: Bravo Pharma and IUT to establish mutually beneficial cooperation

The Indian company Bravo Pharma expressed the intention of cooperation with Inha University in Tashkent (IUT) in the introduction of innovative solutions in healthcare. On July 22, Bravo Pharma delegation headed by Director General Rakesh Pandey held talks with the heads of the university. During the meeting, Rakesh Pandey said about the company’s activities, including…

Ukraine: gas transit down

Transit of natural gas via Ukrainian gas transport system fell to 136 million cubic meters on July 26, and this is 30% less than average daily transit on July 1 through July 22 (around 190 million cubic meters a day), according to Ukrtransgaz’s data. Transit started falling on July 23 when it was 172 million…

Ukraine: Dutch firm to invest in shale gas field

A winner of the competition was selected to become investor for the implementation of the Agreement on the distribution of hydrocarbons extracted from the Yuzovsky field, the press service of the state-owned enterprise Nadra Ukrainy has reported, which is a stakeholder of Nadra Yuzovsky PLC, founded to implement the project of finding and mining under…

Ukraine to have enough gas for winter

CEO of the national oil and gas company Naftogaz Andrei Kobolev has pledged the country will have enough gas in the coming winter. “As of now, the country’s underground gas storage facilities hold about 10.3 billion cubic meters of gas. We plan to have about 14.5 billion cubic meter by the end of the season”,…

Russia: Syrian Air Force receives Su-24M2 bombers

Armed forces of the Syrian Arab Republic received the new Su-24M2 all-weather attack aircrafts from Russia. The upgraded Su-24M2 front-line bombers were transferred from presence of Aerospace Forces of the Russian Federation within rendering military and technical assistance to the Syrian Army in fight against the terrorist group “Islamic State”. According to unconfirmed information, Syria…

Russia: work of the Russian-Turkish commission on trade and economic cooperation resumed

Russia resumes activity of the joint intergovernmental Russian-Turkish commission on trade and economic cooperation. The Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev signed the corresponding decree of the Government #706 dated July 22, the Ministry of Economic Development reported. The document provides for resumption of the negotiation process between Russia and Turkey on the…

Russia: Rosneft redeems $1 billion Eurobonds

Rosneft Finance S.A. (a subsidiary of Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft) has redeemed second series Eurobonds worth $1 billion, the company said in a statement. The Eurobonds were issued by the former TNK-BP group in 2006, with a maturity term of 10 years and the coupon rate of 7.5% per annum. “Maximization of profit at…

Moldova expecting higher sunflower crop

After the high results of 2015, Moldavian farmers decreased sunflower sowing area for the new harvest of 2016/2017, but not because of the lowering interest in this crop. The reason for the lower area was essential increase in sowing material prices after high crop losses in 2015/2016, which also preconditioned the necessity to import expensive…