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2009-12-23 19:00:00

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, December 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Novaar Capital Management SPC ("Novaar") today announced the creation of a Joint Venture with JSC Ural Industrial-Ural Polar ("Ural Polar") an entity owned by state institutions of the Russian Federation, to facilitate Foreign Direct Investment ("FDI") in the natural resource-rich Urals region of the country. Novaar, a Saudi-led investment concern, in cooperation with preferred strategic partners, will invest through the newly-formed...

2008-07-08 06:00:10

Integrated communication services provider Comstar UTS has acquired Ural Telephone Company (UTC), a telecoms operator in the Ekaterinburg and Sverdlovsk regions of Russia, for RUB 1.02 billion ($43.4m). UTC provides local and zonal connection services, as well as broadband internet access for residential and corporate subscribers. It owns 800km of fiber-optic connection network which currently covers most of the territory of Ekaterinburg, as well as the largest towns of the Sverdlovsk...

2005-08-15 05:58:47

By Maria Golovnina MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia cordoned off roads and slaughtered hundreds of birds on Monday to contain the advance of a bird flu epidemic toward Western Europe. The outbreak, previously confined to five remote areas of Siberia, has now struck a major industrial region -- Chelyabinsk in the Ural mountains, which separate Asia from Europe. "All ill and infected birds are being slaughtered there," the Agriculture Ministry said in a statement. It was unclear whether the...


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2013-02-19 13:06:23

Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent. It is located mainly in the eastern and northern hemispheres covering 8.7 percent of the Earth’s whole surface area and making up 30 percent of its land area. With about 4.3 billion people, it hosts 60 percent of the world’s current human population. This continent has a high growth rate in the modern era. For example, during the 20th century, Asia’s population almost quadrupled. This continent is defined as making up the...

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