Latest Russian media Stories

2008-09-15 21:00:21

MOSCOW. Sept 15 (Interfax) - Strikeforce Mining and Resources (SMR) Ltd., a company in Oleg Deripaska's Basic Element group, will hold a road show for an IPO in Hong Kong in early October, a source close to the deal told Interfax.

2008-09-02 21:00:21

MOSCOW. Sept 2 (Interfax) - Russia will not halt energy shipments to Europe over the European Union's reaction to events in South Ossetia, Russia's EU envoy Vladimir Chizhov said. "I would like to dispel the fears that Russia may allegedly stop shipping oil and gas.

2008-08-26 15:00:46

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Vladikavkaz, 26 August: At a meeting with representatives of Rosaviatsiya [Federal Air Transport Agency] and North Ossetian authorities on Tuesday [26 August] the Russian Transport Ministry decided to build a new runway at the Vladikavkaz airport, Rosaviatsiya deputy head Anatoliy Pchelin told journalists.

2008-08-22 06:00:35

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Moscow, 18 August: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has signed a decree relieving Dmitriy Akhanov of his duties as head of the Federal Energy Agency (Rosenergo).

2008-08-18 15:00:11

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian military news agency Interfax-AVN website Moscow, 18 August: The launch of Iran's first satellite may lead to the militarization of space, an expert in Russia's missile and space sector, who did not want to give his name, told Interfax on Sunday [17 August].

2008-08-17 18:00:25

MOSCOW. Aug 15 (Interfax) - Voice of Russia radio station will increase its broadcasting from Moscow for Georgia by using additional transmitters and increasing airtime. "Voice of Russia will increase its broadcasting for Georgia by increasing the number of short- and medium-wave transmitters.

2008-08-10 06:00:22

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Tbilisi, 10 August: Media reports saying that Russian fighter planes bombed Tbilisi international airport on Sunday [10 August] morning are not true, the administration of Tbilisi international airport has told Interfax.

2008-08-02 21:00:14

MINSK. Aug 2 (Interfax) - A Tupolev Tu-204 aircraft belonging to the Russian airline Red Wings made an emergency landing at the Minsk national airport on Saturday, an airport source told Interfax. The aircraft carrying 191 passengers was en route from Venice to Moscow, he said.

2008-08-02 09:00:19

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Minsk, 2 August: A Tu-204 aircraft of Russia's Red Wings Airlines made an emergency landing at Minsk national airport on Saturday [2 August], an airport representative has told Interfax.

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