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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...

2010-08-24 15:58:00

MIAMI and MOSCOW, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Euroset, the largest mobile phone and consumer electronics retail chain in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and Brightstar, the leading global provider of services and solutions for the wireless industry, announced today the signing of a multi-year agreement. Brightstar will immediately begin assisting Euroset on the sourcing of mobile devices, as well as mobile device strategy and category management. As part of this...

2010-08-03 00:00:00

MIAMI and NICOSIA, Cyprus, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldCompliance, the leader in Open Source Intelligence and The Cherry Group, a leading provider of information security, anti-money laundering, fraud prevention, regulatory compliance and risk management solutions, announced a formal partnership to help organizations in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region mitigate risk, improve compliance, and prevent fraud. Under the agreement, The Cherry Group will market WorldCompliance...

2010-07-19 10:49:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Embraer announced its 20-year forecast, today, for commercial aircraft in the 30- to 120-seat segment. This category serves low- and medium-density markets and is an essential component of commercial aviation. The outlook analyzes industry trends by world region and identifies the demand for new aircraft from 2010 to 2029. Among the key trends are: Air Traffic Growth: 4.9% world average annual increase over the next 20...

2010-07-14 08:00:00

WESTFORD, Mass. and FRANKFURT, Germany, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a leader in IP networking, and NewTelco, a leading infrastructure supplier in the EU region, announced an agreement today that will help increase the market penetration for Sonus products in Central and Eastern Europe as well as CIS countries (Commonwealth of Independent States). NewTelco has relationships with more than four hundred customers in the region and is a provider of...

2010-06-28 09:00:00

MOSCOW, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Comepay, a leading provider of self-service payment kiosks in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), has selected an IBM System z10 mainframe to run its core business operations. Comepay joins a growing list of companies in growth markets deploying IBM mainframes for the fist time including China Internet Network Information Center, Korea's BC Card and Dongbu Insurance and The First National...

2009-10-09 12:28:00

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by demand, XanGo, LLC, a leading global wellness company, is launching a distributor growth initiative in Russia, Kazakhstan and the Ukraine, all countries that are a part of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The Grand Opening for this new market will occur on October 10 -11, 2009, at the Small Sport Arena in Moscow. XanGo is a recognized category creator as the first company to market a premium mangosteen beverage,...

2009-09-23 08:38:00

WESTFORD, Mass. and VIENNA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- EnterpriseDB, the leading enterprise-class open source database company, and VDEL, the largest open source services distribution company in Eastern Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), today announced that VDEL has been named as a Master Distributor of EnterpriseDB products in the regions it serves. VDEL will resell and fully support EnterpriseDB's line of open source database products and services, ultimately...

2009-08-27 04:16:00

MOSCOW and NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), the leading provider of telecommunications services in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), today announced its financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. Second Quarter 2009 Financial Highlights Net operating revenues reached 69.0 billion Russian rubles, an increase of 3.3% versus 1Q09 OIBDA...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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