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2014-05-12 12:23:26

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Russia Oil and Gas Report Q2 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/russia_oil_gas_report_q2_2013.html Includes 3 FREE quarterly updates BMI View: Russia is pumping post-Soviet record levels of oil and is likely to continue to see a short-termincrease in both oil and gas production, but a high level of investment will be required to maintain this. It also faces pressure to...

russian moon colony
2014-05-11 05:02:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Russia is reportedly planning to construct a manned colony on the moon by the year 2030, and could take the first steps towards establishing a base of operations on the lunar surface within the next two years. FoxNews.com, citing reports published Thursday by the Russian-language newspaper Izvestia, said that the nation plans to be prepared to send manned missions to orbit the moon by the year 2028. During the final stages of...

Federal Judge Lifts Ban On Russian Rocket Engine Purchases, US Air Force-ULA Contract Resumes
2014-05-09 08:00:21

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A week after a federal court judge ordered a temporary injunction against the United Launch Alliance’s “block-buy” contract with NPO Energomash – a Russian-based rocket engine maker – the same judge lifted the ban, after US officials assured that the purchases didn’t violate sanctions against Russian officials. Judge Susan Braden of the US Court of Federal Claims issued a temporary injunction on May 1 after a SpaceX...

2014-05-06 08:45:46

The third largest Russian food retailer, with almost 2000 supermarkets, neighborhood and convenience stores, goes for G.O.L.D. PALO ALTO, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Symphony EYC, a global leader in delivering ROI for retailers, manufacturers, and wholesalers using customer insights to drive execution, today announced the leading Russian food retailer DIXY Group has reinforced its long-term partnership with Symphony EYC. As part of its strategic IT foundation to underwrite its...

2014-05-06 04:24:34

HELSINKI, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Foodie, creator of the award winning Foodie.fm platform, and OOO Prisma, a retail chain operating in Russia, have established a partnership to improve customer experience and in-store quality in their Prisma stores. After a pilot phase, Prisma introduced Foodie Quality to all their 17 stores to seamlessly integrate quality management into their daily store management routine. Foodie Quality offers a systematic and...

2014-05-01 08:41:58

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7qbgdt/printer_market_in) has announced the addition of the "Printer Market in Russia 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7qbgdt/printer_market_in ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) There are two main types of printers: Impact printers and non-impact printers. Impact printers produce...

Federal Court Judge Orders Temporary Injunction Against ULA Rocket Deal With Russia
2014-05-01 07:54:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Less than a week after SpaceX’s Elon Musk filed a legal complaint for not being allowed to compete for contracts on payloads involving national security, a US federal courts judge ordered a preliminary injunction against United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) purchases of Russian-made rocket engine components. Judge Susan Braden said the decision to block deals with Russia does not affect earlier purchases or payments but did note...

2014-04-30 23:14:45

TrueConf announced the results of its annual videoconferencing market research in the Russian Federation, and also summed up their achievements for 2013. The results also showed that the majority of TrueConf license purchases during that year were made by companies from the financial, education, energy and public sectors. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 According to TrueConf, the Russian market for video conferencing in 2013 declined to $86 million*: a reduction of more than 10% compared to 2012....

Expedition 39 Soyuz Rollout
2014-04-30 05:37:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In the wake of new sanctions levied against his country by the US, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has taken to social media to suggest that American astronauts should consider exploring alternative methods of transportation to the International Space Station. According to Alan Boyle of NBC News, Rogozin took to his Russian-language Twitter account to tweet the following: “After analyzing the sanctions against our...

2014-04-28 16:33:01

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Construction Aggregates Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/construction/construction_materials/world_construction_aggregates_market.html World demand to rise more than 5% yearly through 2017Through 2017, worldwide sales of construction aggregates are forecast to expand more than five percent per year to 53 billion metric tons. Following recent severe declines...


Latest Russia Reference Libraries

Asian Black Bear, Ursus thibetanus
2013-06-03 13:08:46

The Asian black bear (Ursus thibetanus), also known as the white-chested bear or the moon bear, is a species that holds a large range. This range includes northern areas of the Indian Subcontinent, most areas of the Himalayas, far eastern Russia, northeastern areas of China, Korea, and the Honshū and Shikoku islands near Japan. As is common to black bear species, the Asiatic black bear prefers a habitat within deciduous forests, mixed forests, deserts, and thornbrush forests. It can...

Taiga
2013-04-19 18:21:46

Taiga, or otherwise known as boreal forest, is a biome that is characterized by coniferous forests made up mostly of spruces, larches, and pines. The taiga is the world’s largest terrestrial biome. In North America, it covers most of inland Canada and Alaska as well as portions of the extreme northern continental United States and is known as the Northwoods. It covers most of Sweden, Finland, much of Norway, lowland/coastal areas of Iceland, much of Russia, northern Kazakhstan, northern...

Mountain Weasel, Mustela altaica
2013-01-01 14:17:37

The mountain weasel (Mustela altaica), also known as the solongoi, pale weasel, or Altai weasel, can be found in a range that extends from the Himalayas to Mongolia and includes Ladakh, India, northeastern China, Kazakhstan, Tibet, Korea, southern Siberia, and areas of Russia. It prefers a habitat within grassy woodlands and rocky tundra areas with dense vegetation, at altitudes of at least 11,480 feet. The mountain weasel displays a slight sexual dimorpism, with males growing larger than...

Asian Badger, Meles leucurus
2013-01-01 11:07:20

The Asian badger or sand badger (Meles leucurus) is native to The Korean Peninsula, China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. Its range includes Mongolia and the Urals in the southeast portion of Russia. It prefers a habitat within open woodlands with deciduous vegetation next to pastures, but it will reside in steppe lands, scrublands, coniferous forests, and mixed woodlands. This badger species can be found at an elevation of up to 13,000 feet and is separated from the European badger by the Volga...

Steller Sea Lion, Eumetopias jubatus
2012-11-01 07:34:19

The Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) is a species that can be found in the northern Pacific. It is also known as Steller's sea lion or the northern sea lion and is the only member of its genus, Eumetopias. Its range stretches from Gulf of Alaska to the Sea of Okhotsk and the Kuril Islands in Russia. Its southern range includes Año Nuevo Island near California. Although it once bred as far south as the Channel Islands, it has not been seen there since the 1980’s. Traditionally,...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.