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2009-05-28 05:02:00

MOSCOW and NEW YORK, May 28 /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 March 31, 2009. First Quarter 2009 Financial and Operating Highlights Net operating revenues reached 66.8 billion Russian rubles*, an increase of 30.7% versus...

2009-04-17 03:21:00

CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix, the world's leading developer of medical simulation systems, today announced an agreement with Johnson & Johnson LLC for distribution of Simbionix's simulators and related products. Johnson & Johnson LLC, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, operates in Russia, the Ukraine, and other CIS countries. Johnson & Johnson LLC will have exclusive rights to distribute Simbionix's line of advanced medical simulators in...

2008-10-10 09:00:45

Text of report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 10 October A session of the Interstate Council of the Eurasian Economic Community at a level of the heads of state began [in the Kyrgyz capital] this afternoon.

2008-10-08 15:00:34

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Almaty, 8 October: Kazakhstan and Russia need to form a common energy market, the head of the Russian Federation Council's committee for CIS affairs, Vadim Gustov, believes.

2008-10-07 12:00:28

iPass, a provider of services to unify management of enterprise mobility, has announced expansion of its Wi-Fi network in Russia through a partnership with VimpelCom, a provider of telecommunications services in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, which operates under the Beeline brand.

2008-10-01 09:00:03

By Ellen Barry New York Times News Service MOSCOW -- The European Union prepared Tuesday to deploy 200 civilian monitors throughout Georgia, though Russian military officials said they would not allow the Europeans to begin work in the buffer zones that surround the separatist enclaves of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

2008-09-25 12:00:17

JSC SITRONICS (SITRONICS or the "Group") (LSE:SITR), a leading provider of telecommunications, information technology and microelectronic solutions in Russia and the CIS, with a growing presence in other EEMEA emerging markets, today announced that INTRACOM TELECOM, a part of SITRONICS Telecommunication Solutions business division, has completed the installation of INTRALINK radio relay equipment for pan-Indian operator Shyam Telelink's Rajasthan operations.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.