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Russia and the global economy

Countdown to summer campaign for Russia – Ukraine gas dispute
Just a few months after Ukraine and Russia signed a deal on gas payments, a new threat looms. With a deadline for payment days away, Russian leaders are warning of what could be round the corner.

June 03, 2009 22:25

St Petersburg Forum to highlight Russian economy
The economic crisis might have made the St. Petersburg economic forum more modest. But the 3-day event will promote Russia as one of the world’s leading investment destinations.

June 03, 2009 22:03

Lukoil posts 1Q 2009 Net Income of $905 million
Russian oil producer, Lukoil, has posted a 1Q 2009 Net Income of $905 million under U.S. GAAP.

June 03, 2009 14:40

Nissan sets another landmark in the 'Petersburg Detroit'
Nissan has opened its first factory in Russia. The Japanese car giant will produce Teana sedans and X-Trail SUVs in St. Petersburg, with a new small car possibly next.

June 02, 2009 22:35

Rusnano brings innovation to financing
Leading the move towards creating an innovative economy became tougher for Rusnano as investment capital began drying up. But the state run engine of local innovation is looking at diversifying its sources of finance.

June 02, 2009 22:32

Sitronics posts 1Q 2009 Net Loss of $40.3 million
Russian electronics and IT holding, Sitronics, has posted a 1Q 2009 Net loss of $40.3 million under U.S. GAAP.

February 08, 2010 15:18

IMF predicts sharp contraction as private funds desert Russia
The international monetary fund has issued a new forecast for the Russian economy for this year. It's predicting a sharp contraction, but there's some good news amongst the grim statistics.

January 10, 2010 05:02

Russia asks IMF to look at Ukraine gas payment capacity
Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has announced that Russia has asked the IMF to look at Ukraine’s capacity to pay for gas.

June 01, 2009 17:26

Global partners hit the tracks with Russian Railways
European transport giants Alstom and Siemens say they are ready to start producing train locomotives in Russia, with Russian railways signing cooperation agreements at the 4th International Railway Business Forum.

June 01, 2009 10:20

Opel sold to Russia and Canada
Germany's Opel has been sold – with a joint-Russian-Canadian bid the winner in the race to buy one of Europe's oldest and most well-known carmakers.

May 30, 2009 16:28

Russia and EU moving closer on Ukraine gas transit issues
Russia has been warning of the possibility of a yet another gas crisis as Ukraine is again facing problems with gas payments, and is calling on Europe to give it a hand and jointly lend the to the transit country.

May 29, 2009 19:46

Russian food producers look for bigger slice of local retail market
Russian producers are stepping up their efforts to sell to local supermarkets. First quarter results show food retailers are doing well, But producers say they can't get a foot in the door without state help.

May 29, 2009 18:52

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