Showing posts with label Kyrgyzstan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Kyrgyzstan. Show all posts

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Massive landslide kills 24 in Kyrgystan's Osh

Heavy rain triggered landslides in Kyrgystan's Osh region, burying part of a village and killing at least 24 people, including nine children.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Turkish Airlines jet crash kills 32 in Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan's main airport Monday, killing 32 people and destroying homes after attempting to land in thick fog, authorities said.

Friday, November 25, 2016

6.5-Magnitude Quake Registered in China Near Border With Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan (local time: 20:24, Depth 10 km)

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has hit northwestern China near the border with Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC) reported Friday.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Gazprom buys KyrgyzGaz for US$1. -Gazprom will be responsible for KyrgyzGas’ debt of US$40 million

BISHKEK, Kyrgzstan - An agreement to buy 100 percent shares of Kyrgyz national gas operator KyrgyzGas by the Russian energy giant Gazprom was signed on Thursday.

The head of KyrgyzGas, Turgunbek Kulmurzayev and Gazprom CEO, Alexei Miller signed the document in Kyrgyz capital Bishkek. Gazprom purchased KyrgyzGas for a symbolic price of one U.S. dollar.

“The symbolic price of one dollar for the sale of KyrgyzGas has been widely criticized,” Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambaev said after the signing, adding that, “However, Gazprom will be responsible for KyrgyzGas’ debt of US$40 million and will additionally invest US$600 million in the energy sector in Kyrgyzstan.”

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Russia OKs Purchase of Kyrgyz Gas Company for $1

MOSCOW, February 4 (RIA Novosti) – Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law Tuesday to ratify a deal with Kyrgyzstan to buy the former Soviet republic’s debt-ridden natural gas monopoly for $1.
Kyrgyzstan’s parliament approved the deal in December to hand Moscow control over the strategic asset in exchange for a guaranteed supply of natural gas.
Under the agreement, Russian energy giant Gazprom will gain control over pipelines, gas distribution stations and underground storage facilities owned by Kyrgyzgaz.
Kyrgyzstan will also have a right to buy back Kyrgyzgaz assets in 25 years.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Το μονοπώλιο φυσικού αερίου στο Κιργιστάν αποκτά η Gazprom. -Έναντι 1 δολ.

Τον πλήρη έλεγχο των αγωγών, του δικτύου διανομής και των υπόγειων αποθηκευτικών εγκαταστάσεων φυσικού αερίου του Κιργιστάν απέκτησε η Gazprom, έναντι 1 δολ.
Σύμφωνα με τα όσα αναφέρει το Ria Novosti, η απόφαση -που υποστηρίζεται από 78 βουλευτές του Κοινοβουλίου σε σύνολο 120 εδρών- δίνει στη Μόσχα τον πλήρη έλεγχο του τομέα φυσικού αερίου του Κιργιστάν σε αντάλλαγμα την εγγυημένη προμήθεια καυσίμων και την αναβάθμιση του δικτύου του.

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