Showing posts with label Crimea. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Crimea. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

We don't need your permission: Russia responds to US condemnation of Crimean Bridge

Crimean Bridge
Russia will not ask for anyone's permission to build infrastructure on its territory. This was the response to the US, which condemned the opening of the Kerch Strait bridge between Russia and Crimea.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

6,000-ton railway arch erected for Crimea bridge (VIDEO)

Kerch Strait
Engineers have completed lifting a giant railway arch onto the support columns for a bridge to Crimea. The unique overnight mounting took place 35 meters above the Kerch Strait.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Amsterdam Court confirms receipt of Crimean museums’ appeal concerning Scythian Gold case

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal has received an appeal from the Crimean museums against the ruling on the Scythian Gold case, the court’s Press Officer Ron van Leeuwen told TASS on Friday.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

All settlement in Crimea connected to electricity supplies

All settlements in Crimea have electricity supplies, press service of the emergencies ministry told TASS on Sunday.

"As of November 29, there is not a single settlement in Crimea cut off electricity fully," the press service said.

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Gas pipeline to Crimea to be connected to projected gas pipeline to Turkey

The gas pipeline connecting the Republic of Crimea with the Krasnodar Territory of Russia will be laid under the Kerch Strait in 2018, Minister of Fuel and Energy of Crimea Sergei Yegorov said at a meeting of the republic’s Council of Ministers on Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Ukraine ready to resume water supply to Crimea on its own terms

Ukraine is ready to resume water supply to Crimea through the North-Crimean canal on certain terms, the Chairman of Crimea’s Committee for Water Resources Development and Irrigated Farming, Igor Vail, told ITAR-TASS.

He said the Ukrainian side had sent a letter with a proposal to resume the supplies of freshwater from the River Dnieper to Crimea through the canal upon repayment of a debt of around $146,500, coordination of the price and return of the vehicles used in the Crimean system of water development.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Russia-Crimea underwater telecom cable ready, as Ukraine crisis intensifies.

The underwater telecommunication cables between the Crimean peninsula and Russia bypassing Ukraine are almost ready for use. The multi-million dollar project will provide for safer communication as tension between Russia and Ukraine intensifies.

State-owned Rostelecom South has nearly completed the 40 kilometers of fiber-optic cable from the Krasnadar region and the 6 kilometers through the Kerch Straight, Kommersant reports citing a source close to the company.

The underwater section that runs along the muddy seabed of the Kerch Straight is expected to cost between $11-25 million.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Κριμαία: Η φτηνότερη εναλλακτική διαδρομή για τον «South Stream»

Η ένωση της Κριμαίας με τη Ρωσία θα αλλάξει θεαματικά τις παραμέτρους του South Stream, αφού προσφέρεται ως εναλλακτική διαδρομή του αγωγού φυσικού αερίου μέσω του εδάφους της. Κάτι που θα μειώσει στο ήμισυ το κόστος του θαλάσσιου τμήματός του. 

Ο υποθαλάσσιος αγωγός μεταφοράς ρωσικού φυσικού αερίου, South Stream, από τη Μαύρη Θάλασσα προς τα Βαλκάνια, είχε αποτελέσει αντικείμενο σκληρής κριτικής λόγω της αμφίβολης οικονομικής αποδοτικότητάς του. Κι' αυτό διότι: Πρώτον, το κόστος του είναι ένα από τα υψηλότερα στην ιστορία της κατασκευής αγωγών (16 δις. ευρώ).

Friday, April 04, 2014

Global food prices hit 10 month high due to weather, Crimea tensions

UN, 3 April 2014 – The cost of food worldwide has surged in March to its highest peak in 10 months, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today.
In a news release, agency said that its most recent Food Price Index, which measures the monthly change in international prices of a basket of 55 food commodities, including meat, dairy, sugar, and cereals, went up 4.8 points or 2.3 per cent, averaging now 212.8 points. This is the highest it has been since May 2013.
"The Index was influenced, as expected, by unfavourable weather conditions in the US and Brazil and geopolitical tensions in the Black Sea region," said Abdolreza Abbassian, FAO Senior Economist.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

State oil and gas company begins pumping gas into underground storages in Crimea

  The state-owned joint-stock company Chernomorneftegaz on Wednesday began pumping gas into underground storage facilities, Vadim Zhdanov, the first deputy minister of fuel and energy of Crimea, told a briefing.

“Crimea is fully supplied with natural gas and surplus volumes from today are being pumped into an underground storage facility. Last year, Crimea consumed 650 million cubic metres of gas, while the Chernomorneftegaz company produced 1.65 billion cubic metres of gas. With the development of the Odessa deposit and new wells beginning to yield gas within the year, we expect to produce over 2 billion cubic metres of gas in 2014, Zhdanov said.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

La crise avec la Russie brouille les ambitions climatiques de l'UE

La crise avec la Russie et les menaces sur les fournitures de gaz contraignent les dirigeants européens à un difficile exercice pour maintenir l'UE unie face à Moscou et éviter que s'enlise son ambitieux projet pour le climat.
Plus que jamais, les Européens sont divisés sur les nouveaux objectifs de réduction des émissions de gaz à effet de serre de l'UE pour 2030 proposés par la Commission européenne.
Bruxelles appelle l'UE à réduire pour 2030 ses émissions de 40% par rapport à leur niveau de 1990. Elle prône également de porter à au moins 27% la part des renouvelables dans le bouquet énergétique de l'UE et recommande de réaliser 25% d'économies d'énergie.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Kerch bridge will be designed for cars and trains. Underwater tunnel is optional. - ministry

Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the country’s Transportation Ministry on Wednesday to launch the construction of two bridges over the Kerch Strait.
“We need there two bridges both for automobile and railway transportation,” Putin said addressing a session with the members of the Russian government.
Russian Transport minister Maxim Sokolov told the president that there was also a variant of constructing a transportation tunnel under the Kerch Strait.

Gazprom Seeks Access to Crimean Oil and Gas Deposits

MOSCOW, March 18 (RIA Novosti) – Russian energy giant Gazprom is seeking access to oil and gas deposits in the territorial waters of Crimea, which became Russian territory on Tuesday.
“Gazprom was the first to file its request,” Rustam Temirgaliyev, the region’s first deputy prime minister, said in an interview with RIA Novosti.
The Crimean parliament, which refused to recognize the new Ukrainian government and held a popular vote on secession and reunification with Russia on Sunday, ruled on Monday that all Ukrainian state property in the region is to become the property of Crimea.

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