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Russia and the global economy

Russian toll roads to be cheaper than in Europe
In his address to the parliament last week, President Dmitry Medvedev urged the government to tighten control over infrastructure projects, especially road construction.

November 16, 2009 16:13

Gazprom sets itself to become Singapore’s gas supplier
The President of Singaporean industrial conglomerate, Keppel Corporation, Chiau Beng Choo, believes Gazprom may become an exclusive supplier of liquefied natural gas to Singapore.

November 16, 2009 14:22

Inter RAO posts 1H 2009 Net Profit of 17.9 million Euro
Russian energy major, Inter RAO, has posted a 1H 2009 Net Income of 17.9 million Euro under IFRS.

November 16, 2009 14:06

"Russian food and energy will save the world"
William Wilson, an economist from the Vanguard investment firm in London, told RT about Russia’s impact on the global economy.

December 11, 2009 07:35

“Together, South and North Stream will bring a new Europe order”
On Saturday Russia signed a final agreement with Slovenia paving the way for the South Stream gas pipeline project. Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says all European partners involved are now fully on board.

November 16, 2009 03:20

“The development of trade will end protectionism”
Yury Shcherbanin, an analyst from the Diplomatic Academy in Moscow, thinks that the worst of the crisis is behind, so the growth of production and trade will normalize the global market situation.

November 14, 2009 19:21

"Protectionism will remain until the end of the crisis"
Victor Sumsky, a political analyst from the Institute of World Economy and International Relations, believes that the continuous practice of protectionism may probably be a necessary measure for the crisis period.

November 14, 2009 17:53

Free trade call to Asia from Russia
Dmitry Medvedev has called for the lifting of trade restrictions at the APEC summit in Singapore. The Russian president also said the financial crisis has taught countries to work together against common threats.

November 14, 2009 16:21

Russia is set to build strong financial center – Medvedev
Russia will intensify efforts aimed at becoming a global financial center, President Dmitry Medvedev said at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Singapore.

November 14, 2009 07:41

State companies to shape up or privatize out
President Medvedev has called for a shake-up in the state sector, pledging to privatize state companies or close them, amidst plans to reduce state ownership by encouraging innovation.

November 12, 2009 23:13

Down-to-earth problems at the core of Medvedev’s second address
On Thursday, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev delivered his second address to the nation’s parliament, The Federal Assembly. He touched on urgent problems society currently faces, and spoke of pragmatic solutions.

May 28, 2010 19:31

Alfa-group and TeliaSonera to merge telecoms assets
Alfa-group’s telecom branch, Altimo, and Scandinavian holding company, TeliaSonera, will merge their shares in Russian cellular provider, Megafon, and Turkey’s Turkcell.

November 12, 2009 21:43