Latest Vladimir Lisin Stories

2008-09-08 00:00:22

By Joe Napsha When Russian leader Nikita S. Khrushchev toured the United States in 1959, he visited Mesta Machine Co. in West Homestead to see a mill that made machine tool and steel mill equipment for the thriving steel industry.

2008-08-21 18:00:20

Text of article by historian, professor Boris Sokolov criticizing the Russian action in Georgia as an ultimate loss for Russia and win for Georgia as Russia's standing in the world has and will continue to suffer as a result of the conflict: "Did Saakashvili Lose? The results of the war in Georgia run contrary to the official propaganda." by Russian newspaper Gazeta, owned by metals magnate Vladimir Lisin, on 19 August Did Saakashvili Lose? The results of the war in Georgia run contrary to...

2008-08-15 00:00:29

Carlyle Group, the world's second-largest private-equity firm, sold U.S. steelmaker John Maneely Co. to Russia's OAO Novolipetsk Steel for $3.5 billion, increasing its money sevenfold in two years.

2008-08-14 12:00:42

Russia's leading steel producer Novolipetsk Steel said it had agreed to buy pipe and tube maker John Maneely Co. for $3.53 billion. The deal requires approval by the U.S. Committee on Foreign Investment.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.