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2014-03-03 23:02:24

Market Publishers Ltd announces that comprehensive market research reports covering various industry sectors in Russia, and worked out by Interfax have been added to its catalogue. London, UK (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd announces that comprehensive market research reports covering various industry sectors in Russia, and worked out by Interfax have been added to its catalogue. Russia's Mineral Fertilizer Industry in 2013 There are over 20 large mineral fertilizer...

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2011-02-14 14:40:00

The Russian space agency said Monday that there may have been a foreign power behind the space accident that disabled one of the country's most modern military satellites earlier this month. Russia launched a high-tech Geo-IK-2 craft on February 1st to help the military draw a three-dimensional map of the Earth and locate the precise positions of various targets. According to Russian news reports, the satellite was a vital part of Russia's effort to match the U.S. and NATO's ability to...

2010-11-16 09:52:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Interfax Information Services Group, the Russian news agency, today formally corrected a series of false allegations that appeared in an article first published on August 30, 2010, entitled "The Helsinki Commission of the U.S. Congress Intends to Hold Hearings Regarding the Possible Involvement of a Number of Russian Law Enforcement Officials in Corruption Schemes." In the official correction issued today, Interfax acknowledged that...

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2010-10-06 05:25:00

The Russian Soyuz chief constructor said on Tuesday that the spacecraft set to launch in December has suffered damage to its container during transit.  Vitaly Lopota, the president of the Energia spaceship factory, told the Interfax news agency that engineers spotted damage to the Soyuz TMA-20's transport container after it was shipped by rail to the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. "When we put the ship on a stand to check it over before the launch, we discovered damage, but to the...

2010-01-25 01:45:00

MOSCOW, January 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Finance & Investment Markets Players Club (KIFIR), PR Newswire, the British Embassy in Moscow, and Petropavlovsk Plc present a Business Discussion Meeting 'Investments - UK and Russia' on 3rd February 2010. The networking event, supported by Petropavlovsk Plc (http://www.petropavlovsk.net), will bring together directors and owners of leading Russian and international companies, leading industry experts, Media and government officials. Main...

2009-07-29 00:15:00

Avtovaz, Russia's biggest car maker, may lay off nearly 28,000 workers and make 59 percent fewer vehicles this year than last, a Russian news agency reported. A source told Interfax Tuesday Avtovaz will produce 332,000 cars in 2009. However, Interfax said an Avtovaz spokesman would not confirm or deny the figures, The Moscow Times said. The automaker had said previously this month it would suspend all production Aug. 1 for one month to clear out some of its stockpile of vehicles. The New York...

2008-10-09 06:00:35

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Almaty, 9 October: Kazakhstan sees no need to construct additional gas pipelines in the conditions of limited resources in the country, Deputy Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Lyazzat Kiinov has said. "We have limited resources (of gas - Interfax-Kazakhstan). We have already signed a contract with Russia on the volume we are planning to deliver. It is still early for Kazakhstan to hold talks on constructing a gas...

2008-10-08 18:00:22

ARKHANGELSK, Russia. Oct 8 (Interfax) - A Russian airliner managed to land at a northern Russian airport with a damaged carriage wheel, the airport's acting director said on Wednesday, describing the occurrence as "a minor accident" and saying "there was no danger for the passengers." The site of the accident was Mezen airport in the Arkhangelsk region. The 44-seat Antonov An-24 plane had a flat tire when it was landing after arriving from Arkhangelsk, acting airport director Pyotr Lazar...

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...


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