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Russia and the global economy

To USA with megatons of love
“The new [uranium] deal is purely commercial, but it also adds a very important boost to improvement of the US-Russia political relationships,” said Vladimir Orlov, a director at the Center of Policy Studies in Moscow.

May 27, 2009 00:31

US to pay $1 billion for Russian nuclear fuel
A Russian firm has signed a groundbreaking one billion dollar contract to supply US nuclear power stations with uranium fuel. Russia already supplies 23 per cent of the fuel used by US plants.

May 27, 2009 00:14

Rosneft links up with Abkhazia for longer term
Rosneft signed a five year Agreement of Cooperation on oil exploration and development with Abkhazia on Tuesday.

May 26, 2009 15:21

Norilsk Nickel posts FY 2008 Net Loss of $555 million
Russian mining giant, Norilsk Nickel, has posted a FY 2008 Net Loss of $555 million under IFRS.

May 25, 2009 17:45

Russia to produce Opel cars?
The well-known German automobile brand is on sale. Several bidders from Europe and North America are in the running, but an alliance which includes Russia’s GAZ appears the most likely winner.

May 23, 2009 09:32

“Crisis will be on horizon until we have more trust in each other”
Ukraine broke the Energy Charter in the winter, and no one protested in Brussels, recalled Dmitry Babich, a political analyst at RIA Novosti. If Russia did the same, “there would be a huge scandal in the EU,” he said.

May 22, 2009 17:26

Khabarovsk summit sees renewed push on gas ties
Russia is continuing to battle for gas producers to be allowed to deliver gas to consumers in Europe, at EU-Russia Summit in Khabarovsk, and the EU has signalled it will consider Russia's proposals.

May 22, 2009 14:33

Energy returns to centre stage in Khabarovsk
President Dmitry Medvedev welcomed European leaders to Khabarovsk for the EU Russia Summit, with energy issues are again taking centre stage.

December 11, 2009 10:49

Russian helicopters lift off despite tough market conditions
While Russia’s automakers struggle to keep assembly lines running, its helicopters are high in demand. Production is growing 60% a year. But it’s hit slight a patch of turbulence with the global crisis.

May 21, 2009 22:16

MBA programs in Russia lose ground but global MBA's remain in demand.
The number of students applying for MBA courses in Russia has fallen by up to 60 per cent, according to a report in Russian business daily, Vedomosti. But an investigation by RT finds the story a little more complex.

May 21, 2009 14:58

Russian to head International Aluminium Institute
The International Aluminium Institute has chosen Rusals’s Director for Corporate Strategy, Artem Volynets, to serve as chairman. It comes at a tough time for both Rusal and the industry.

May 21, 2009 09:09

Rosnano and Renova link up on solar batteries
State Corporation, Rosnano, and the Renova Group have joined together to produce solar batteries in a 20.1 billion Rouble project at Novocheboksarsk, using technology developed by Swiss firm Oerlikon Solar.

May 20, 2009 14:43

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