Russia: retailers eager to sell Google’s new phone Pixel

Russian retailers are interested in selling Google’s Pixel, the first smartphone fully designed by the U.S. company, spokespeople for several companies reported. “Google’s previous models Nexus sold at Svyaznoy enjoyed some success among the fans of the most technically advanced smartphones”, Sergei Tikhonov, a spokesman for multi-channel retailer Svyaznoy, said adding that it was still…


Russia: Rosneft to be sold in November 2016

The Russian government will most likely sell a 19.5% stake in oil major Rosneft in November, Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev reported.

“We do not have the time now. According to the schedule, most likely in November”, he said. (Prime/Business World Magazine)

Russia: pork imports from Moldova banned

Russia has banned pork imports from Moldova starting with October 6, due to an outbreak of ASF.

This was reported by the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance (Rosselkhoznadzor). (TASS/Business World Magazine)

Russia: RosAgroMarket to build 19-billion ruble vegetable storage

Wholesale distribution center constructor RosAgroMarket plans to build a 19.2 billion ruble vegetable storage center in the Rostov region in Russia’s south, a spokesman for the region’s Governor Vasily Golubev reported. RosAgroMarket will start construction of the facility’s first stage in January-June 2017, and will construct 125,000 square meters of shopping and storage area with…