“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.