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,…

Russia: RZHD to participate in Rasht-Astara railway project implementation

Russian Railways is interested in taking part in implementation of the Rasht-Astara railway project of Azerbaijan and Iran, First Vice President of Russian Railways Alexander Misharin said. “Russian Railways has repeatedly expressed interest – including at my recent meeting with the Iranian Railways deputy head Ahmad Khodaei – to participate in implementation of the project…

Russia: gas export revenue down in H1 2016

Russia’s revenue from natural gas exports decreased by 31.6% YoY, $14.97 billion in January-June, the Federal Customs Service said. Russia exported 95.4 billion cubic meters of gas in January-June, up by 6.95% YoY. Exports to non-CIS countries rose by 14.6%, to 78.3 billion cubic meters, and exports to CIS countries went down by 18.27%, to…

Russia: Uralkali announces senior management change

Uralkali announces the appointment of Alexander Terletsky as Uralkali Trading CEO. Prior to joining the company, Alexander Terletsky held the position of General Director of Lukoil Eurasia Petrol A.S., where he was responsible for sales and logistics of Lukoil products in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. In 1995 to 2011, he worked in senior positions at…

Belarus: Tajikistan interested in buying more agricultural machines

Economy Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Tajikistan Oleg Ivanov met with the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) Dmitry Pankin and Deputy Agriculture Minister of Tajikistan Zevarsho Zevarshoyev, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported. Participants of the meeting were made familiar with progress in…

Uzbekistan: MTS sells its stake in UMS

SUE “Center of radio communication, broadcasting and television” and MTS signed an agreement to acquire shares of MTS in the authorized fund of JV LLC “Universal Mobile Systems” in the amount of 50.01% of the authorized fund. Thus, SUE “CRCBT” became the sole founder of the mobile operator “Universal Mobile Systems”. As reported on the…

Kazakhstan: Massimov familiarizes with modernization of Pavlodar Petrochemical Plant

During his working trip to Pavlodar region, Prime Minister Karim Massimov visited Pavlodar Petrochemical Plant. The Prime Minister was informed of the course of the plant’s modernization program and a unique complex for deep processing of oil. Besides, Massimov inspected the mechanism for primary processing of oil. Pavlodar refinery modernization project is a part of…