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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...

2014-04-28 16:32:48

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: World Cement Market, Freedoniahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/construction/construction_materials/world_cement_market_freedonia.html Global sales to grow over 5% annually through 2017Worldwide sales of cement are forecast to expand more than five percent per annum through 2017 to 4.8 billion tons, a slight deceleration from the 2007-2012 pace. Following recent severe...

2014-04-28 04:22:00

AMSTERDAM, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "VimpelCom Ltd." ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NASDAQ: VIP) announced today that its Supervisory Board has recently approved the appointment of Hamid Akhavan and Andrei Gusev as representatives on the Supervisory Board, in place of Sergei Tesliuk and Andrei Baranov, respectively. The appointment of Messrs. Akhavan and Gusev will be effective until the next Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company or December 31, 2014....

2014-04-25 23:08:21

Energy Watch Group says energy independence from Russia can only be achieved with renewable energies Berlin, Germany (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 That Europe must free itself from dependence on Russian energy as quickly as possible is undisputed. But as a new analysis from the Energy Watch Group (EWG) shows, the diversification of natural gas supplier countries is not an option. Russia recently threatened to withhold natural gas supplies from Ukraine, thereby deliberately putting the EU under...

2014-04-24 16:26:18

MOSCOW, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Capital Partners, the owner of companies with a 48% stake in VK.com, Russia's leading social media site, claims VK's former chief executive officer and founder, Pavel Durov, is attempting to present himself as a political dissident in order to divert attention from his serious legal challenges. UCP issued proceedings (through two of its investment vehicles) in the British Virgin Islands on April 4 to protect its economic...

2014-04-24 08:38:05

PEORIA, Ill., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today reported first-quarter 2014 profit per share of $1.44, an increase from profit per share of $1.31 in the first quarter of 2013. The first quarter of 2014 included a negative impact of $0.17 per share for previously announced restructuring activities. Excluding restructuring costs, profit per share was $1.61. First-quarter 2014 sales and revenues were $13.241 billion, about flat with the first quarter of 2013...

2014-04-22 12:24:24

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Thermoplastic Polyurethane Market by End-Industry (Automotive, Building & Construction, Engineering, Footwear, Hose & Tube, Medical, and Wire & Cable) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to...

2014-04-17 08:25:06

MOSCOW, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Khanty-Mansiysk, a city in northern central Russia has been successfully leveraging chess to raise the city's and the surrounding region's profile, reports Chess News Agency. A city in Russia's oil and gas patch, Khanty-Mansiysk has been quite a boom town, with population tripling in the past 25 years. Taking advantage of its sub-arctic location and strongly continental climate, with long cold winters, Khanty-Mansiysk has become a Mecca for...


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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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