Showing posts with label Russia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Russia. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Ukraine Cannot Guarantee Reliable Gas Transit to Europe, Gazprom CEO Says

Ukraine's gas transportation system
Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller said Wednesday that the poor condition of Ukraine's gas transportation system (GTS) prompts the company to look for additional routes for gas deliveries to the European Union.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

7.7-magnitude quake:Tsunami advisories issued for Russian Bering Island, no threat for local population

Kamchatka’s Aleutian region
Tsunami advisories have been issued for the township of Nikolskoye on Russia’s Bering Island off the Kamchatka peninsula after a quake, but the height of the tsunami wave will not exceed half-a-meter, a source from the Kamchatka branch of the Russian Academy of Science’s Geophysical Service told Tass on Tuesday.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Russian scientist works on forecasts of climate change in Arctic

Okhotsk Sea
A scientist of the Pacific Oceanology Institute named after Ilyichev, analyzes sediments from lakes and seas to forecast climate changes and development of natural processes in the Arctic and in Baikal. The project has received a grant of 2.3 million rubles ($38,000) from the Russian Science Fund, the project's author Alexander Kolesnik told TASS on Monday.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Soyuz-2.1a rocket delivers to orbit record number of satellites in Russia’s history

Soyuz rocket
The Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome has sent into a suborbital trajectory a record number of satellites, a source in Russia’s Roscosmos space corporation told TASS on Friday.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Finland Has Nothing Against Construction of Nord Stream 2 Gas Pipeline

Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline
Finland has nothing against the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, since it will not affect Finnish gas market, Liisa Heikinheimo, Deputy Director General in the Energy Department at Finland's Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment said Thursday.

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Torrential rains: More Than 300 Flights Delayed, 35 Flights Cancelled at Moscow Airports

More than 300 flights have been delayed and another 35 flights have been cancelled at Moscow airports, the online arrivals and departures board of covering Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo and Vnukovo airports said.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Gazprom reviews role in Turkish gas business

Russian natural gas company Gazprom said it was reconsidering its direct role in the Turkish market, but remained keen on Turkey as a transit partner.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Russia begins removal of nuclear waste from Cold War-era submarine base

Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom has begun to remove spent nuclear fuel from the old Andreyeva Bay submarine base for reprocessing as part of an international effort to clean up nuclear waste from the site.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Plant to start in Sept.

The construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant will start in September this year, top officials of Cengiz-Kolin-Kalyon (CKK), a Turkish consortium of contracting conglomerates, said on Tuesday, a sign of a desire to bolster Russia-Turkey cooperation on several fronts.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Russia claims new oil field discovered in the Arctic

Preliminary data indicate a new oil field has been discovered in an area said to hold at least a dozen promising reservoirs, Russian oil company Rosneft said.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Moscow, Riyadh to Propose Oil Output Cut Deal Extension for Another Nine Months

Moscow, Riyadh to Propose Oil Output Cut Deal Extension for Another Nine Months
Moscow and Riyadh are set to propose the prolongation of the Vienna agreement on oil output cuts for another nine months, the joint statement of the Russian and Saudi energy ministers said Monday.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Siberian experts developing new 3D seismic survey methods to locate Arctic hydrocarbons

Researchers from the Institute of the Novosibirsk-based Institute of Oil and Gas Geology and Geophysics together with the Krasnoyarsk subsidiary of Russian oil giant, Rosneft, are creating new methods of 3D seismic survey to search for oil and gas fields in the Arctic.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Russia supplies electricity to E Ukraine following blackout

Russia is supplying power to the Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine after Kiev cut off electricity in the insurgent territory, a Russian official said Tuesday.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Risk of nuclear weapons use at all-time high since Cold War : UN study

The threat of a “nuclear weapon detonation event,” be it accidental or deliberate, is now the highest it’s been since the end of the Cold War, 26 years ago, a UN agency has warned, saying the risk is rising as relations between nuclear powers deteriorate.

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.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Russia launches Soyuz spacecraft with two-men crew to ISS

 Russia on Thursday successfully launched its Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos said.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Rosatom to launch construction of two new units for Indian nuclear plant

A structure owned by Russia’s state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom will launch the construction of the third and fourth power units of Kudankulam nuclear power plant (NPP) in India this year, according to the documents prepared by government to the annual report in the State Duma (lower house of parliament).

Friday, April 14, 2017

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