Latest Russian media Stories

2008-07-29 15:00:52

Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Moscow, 29 July: The Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation (FAS [TZK in Russian]), which is investigating abuses in price determination by refuelling operators of Russian airports, has opened a case regarding the refuelling operator of the Moscow hub of Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo, the department's statement says.

2008-07-23 21:00:38

MINSK. July 23 (Interfax) - The Belarusian Natural Resources and Environment Protection Ministry has informed the UN Economic Commission for Europe of its intention to build a nuclear power plant, the ministry told Interfax.

2008-07-23 21:00:33

MOSCOW. July 23 (Interfax) - Mining giant Anglo American has discussed the possibility of launching operations in Russia with officials form the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology.

2008-07-23 21:00:33

MOSCOW. July 23 (Interfax) - The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry is starting a mine-clearing campaign in Serbia.

2008-07-18 12:01:08

Excerpt from report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Moscow, 18 July: Gazprom has filed four lawsuits at the International Commercial Arbitration Court against [Moldovan gas distributing company] Moldovagaz regarding the recovery of debts for gas delivered worth a total of 101m dollars, Interfax-ANI has been told by Gazprom's information directorate.

2008-07-17 18:00:24

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Groznyy, 17 July: The human rights ombudsman of the Chechen Republic, Nurdi Nukhazhiyev, is not satisfied with the progress of the investigation into the reports on the shooting of peaceful residents in the republic's Groznenskiy District [at the start of the second Chechen campaign].

2008-07-15 21:00:24


2008-07-08 21:00:28

MOSCOW. July 8 (Interfax) - The press attache of the Czech Embassy in Moscow has expressed confidence that Russian-Czech relations will not deteriorate because of the Czech-American treaty signed on Tuesday to allow the United States to deploy a missile defense radar in the Czech Republic.

2008-07-08 15:00:49

First vice-president of Atomstroyeksport, Aleksandr Glukhov has said that the company is considering the possibilities of entering the South American market, particularly Chile and possibly Ecuador, Interfax news agency reported on 8 July.

2008-07-07 21:00:22

MOSCOW. July 7 (Interfax) - After assuming the presidency of the European Union for the second half of 2008 France plans to broaden cooperation with Russia in four basic sectors: energy, agriculture, security and migration, French Ambassador to Russia Stansilas de Laboulaye has announced.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.