Latest Commonwealth of Independent States Stories

2011-05-31 07:47:00

MOSCOW, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today introduced new, integrated drivetrain systems that represent the company's deepening support for construction OEMs in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/19990903/DANA ) Dana presented its new Spicer® TZL Series powershift transmission to the Russian market at the CONEXPO Russia at CTT 2011 construction equipment show here. Providing...

2011-02-03 09:28:00

KYIV, Ukraine, February 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine has decided to continue performing its peacekeeping duties in the West African region. "I am sure that our decision to strengthen support for the UN peacekeepers in Cote d'Ivoire meets our national interests and substantially strengthens Ukraine's position on the international arena," said Viktor Yanukovych at yesterday's meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine. During the meeting the Ukrainian President...

2010-11-17 07:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bixby Energy Systems, Inc. is entering into the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) with its coal-to-gas technology by establishing a strategic licensing partnership with Green Coal Technologies, Ltd. (www.greencoaltech.co.uk). Based in London, Green Coal Technologies is a clean energy marketing business, with an initial focus on the marketing of clean energy to the former Soviet republics. As part of this initiative, Green Coal Technologies...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'