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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. "The setting up of a kind of an oil alliance would at least strengthen the positions of the countries," he said, speaking at the KIOGE-2008 conference in Almaty today. "The setting up of a common energy market within Russia and Kazakhstan would facilitate...

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. According to iPass, it has added 14,000 Beeline hotspot locations in Moscow. The Beeline Wi-Fi network locations have also been integrated into the iPass Global Broadband Roaming network....

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. European monitors expect to replace Russian peacekeeping units that have set up command posts in the buffer zones. The agreement requires the Russians to withdraw their forces...

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. Within the framework of the US$...

2008-09-23 12:00:38

Mincom, a leading global software and services provider to asset-intensive industries, has extended its global footprint by focusing its efforts in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), which includes emerging markets like Russia and Kazakhstan, and has delivered solutions to the top three mining companies in Russia. Allen Vaughn, executive vice president - global mining, Mincom, said, "Mincom understands that western technology is needed in the CIS to enable these markets to...

2008-09-18 06:00:38

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Dushanbe, 18 September: Russian companies are ready to take part in the construction of the Roghun hydroelectric power station as well as several other medium-sized and small hydroelectric power stations, the head of the Russian presidential administration, Sergey Naryshkin, said today in Dushanbe. He is leading a Russian delegation at the third forum of scientists and intelligentsia of the CIS member states [being held in Dushanbe]....

2008-09-18 06:00:23

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 signed a EUR 122.5 million contract with the Romanian Ministry of Education, Research and Youth to deliver equipment for IT laboratories in over 8,000...

2008-09-12 06:00:34

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CV Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement granting exclusive rights to Ranexa(R) (ranolazine prolonged release tablets) in Europe and other countries to the Menarini Group. Menarini, with its significant pan-European presence, makes the most physician calls for cardiovascular products and has the fourth largest pharmaceutical sales team for delivering medical information to physicians in Europe. In...

2008-09-10 15:00:09

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 it has established the SITRONICS-ZTE Ltd., a joint venture with ZTE Corporation, which is the largest telecommunications equipment supplier in the People's Republic of China. SITRONICS-ZTE will focus on the development and production of...

2008-09-10 09:00:13

By Stephen Castle Andrew E. Kramer contributed reporting from Moscow. * The regional power struggle prompted by the crisis in Georgia intensified Tuesday when Moscow said thousands of troops would stay in South Ossetia and Abkhazia, and the European Union promised deeper ties with Ukraine to counterbalance growing Russian influence. More than one month after hostilities broke out in Georgia, the United States also acted, pledging to send a team to Tbilisi, the Georgian capital, to...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.