Russians will be banned from taking more than 10 kg of red caviar from Kamchatka by plane

Russians may be banned from exporting Kamchatka red caviar from the region weighing more than 10 kg, made in a non-industrial way, in hand luggage or aircraft luggage. A draft federal law providing for such an experiment from the date of its entry into force until August 1, 2025, was prepared by a group of…

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American shoe and clothing manufacturer Nike is leaving Russia

Nike has not renewed its franchise agreement with Inventive Retail Group (IRG), which owns the country’s largest single-brand retail chain. This follows from a letter from IRG President Tikhon Smykov to employees of the company that Vedomosti was acquainted with. He explains this decision by the fact that Nike cannot “in the foreseeable future” organize…

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A simplified version of the Lada Granta will be available from dealers in the second half of June

The first model of “AvtoVAZ”, which will be released after a long downtime, will be Lada Granta in a simplified version. They are expected to enter showrooms in the second half of June, car dealers interviewed by Vedomosti said. According to the chairman of the board of directors of BN-Motors Alexei Podschekoldin, there is no…

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Belaya Dacha invests 1 billion rubles in salad production in Novorossiysk

Belaya Dacha has started construction in Novorossiysk of the first stage of the Salads from the Sea production complex for growing head lettuces in irrigated open ground and baby salads in tunnel film greenhouses. A company representative told Vedomosti about this. The project itself will be implemented on an area of ​​850 hectares, its design…

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Shell has left the joint venture with Gazprom Neft in Gidan

The British-Dutch oil and gas company Royal Dutch Shell has withdrawn from the authorized capital of the joint venture with Gazprom Neft, Gidan Energy. According to an extract from the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, Gazprom Neft has been the sole owner of the joint venture since May 19. Vedomosti sent a request to…

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Poland has given up Russian gas ahead of schedule

The Polish authorities have decided to terminate the contract for the supply of Russian pipeline gas to the country, which could continue until the end of 2022, said on May 23 the representative of the government’s strategic energy infrastructure Peter Naimsky on Polish Radio. “After 30 years, we can say that relations in the gas…

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Reagents for laboratories may be included in the parallel import list

The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia may include in the list of goods for parallel import reagents, consumables and equipment for laboratory diagnostics, if these products will be in short supply on the market, a representative of the department told Vedomosti. According to him, such a mechanism provides for the import of goods…

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AvtoVAZ will be headed by former Minister of Transport Maxim Sokolov

The shareholders of AvtoVAZ have decided on a new configuration of the car concern’s management. The current vice-governor of St. Petersburg and ex-Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Maxim Sokolov will become the president of AvtoVAZ instead of the Frenchman Nicolas More. The chairman of the company’s board of directors will be the Minister…

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The Ministry of Transport’s bill on unmanned vehicles was considered crude

The Presidential Council for Codification did not support the bill of the Ministry of Transport “On highly automated and fully automated vehicles” (PTS). The conclusion is at the disposal of “Vedomosti”. A document establishing rules for unmanned vehicles capable of driving without human intervention was developed in June 2021. According to him, their owners must…

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Pharmaceutical companies are in no hurry to revise the prices of vital medicines

Despite the fact that the Russian government in late March this year allowed to increase the marginal selling price of vital drugs (ZHNVLP) at risk of shortage or deficit due to changes in foreign exchange rates, the number of applications from pharmaceutical manufacturers has not changed compared to last year. A representative of the Federal…

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Renault Duster will go to AvtoVAZ – Vedomosti

After leaving Russia, its main shareholder, the French Renault, will be able to produce the Renault Duster crossover under the Lada brand. Two sources in the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation told Vedomosti about this. According to one of them, we are talking about the release of the second generation crossover.…

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Why Lukoil buys Shell gas stations in Russia

Lukoil will buy the Russian “daughter” of the British-Dutch oil and gas company Shell, which owns a refueling network and a lubricant plant in the country, the company said. We are talking about 411 gas stations located mainly in the Central and North-Western federal districts, as well as a plant for the production of lubricants…

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Foreign pharmaceutical distributors stop or reduce work in Russia

The Dutch distributor IMCD, which imports substances and auxiliaries for the release of drugs, is leaving the Russian market and closing offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg. He announced this on his official website. In our country, the company worked with the pharmaceutical companies Grotex and Vertex, and the share of its deliveries for some…

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Alcohol producers and distributors have difficulties with the supply of products

Alcohol producers and distributors were unable to ship products to their customers on the first holidays of May due to a large-scale failure of the Unified State Automated Alcohol Accounting Information System (EGAIS). This was reported to Vedomosti by four participants in this market, a representative of a major retailer and an employee of the…

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Gazprom reported record profits for the fourth quarter and the whole of 2021

In 2021, Gazprom earned 2.09 trillion rubles. net profit under IFRS against 135 billion rubles. a year earlier. The company announced this on April 28. The monopoly’s revenue increased by 62% and reached 10.24 trillion rubles, EBITDA increased 1.5 times during the reporting period to 3.69 trillion rubles. Net revenue from gas sales increased by…

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The largest long-term construction was completed on the Amur River

The construction of the Russian part of the railway bridge across the Amur between Russia and China has been completed in the Jewish Autonomous Region (EAO). The test team drove through it on April 27. Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev said during the opening ceremony that Russia is ready to launch a regular movement and…

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After a month of high demand, drug sales have stabilized

Drug sales stabilized after the March rush, according to the weekly monitoring of the analytical company DSM Group. According to her, in the period from February 28 to March 6 (ie, almost immediately after the start of the special operation in Ukraine), the Russians bought 146 million packages of various drugs. This is 1.5 times…

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The European Union may impose a ceiling on the price of Russian oil

The EU may impose a marginal price on imported Russian oil to cut Russia’s revenues, the Financial Times (FT) reported, citing its own source. Such a measure is being considered in the preparation of the next (sixth) package of sanctions against Russia due to a special military operation in Ukraine. Valdis Dombrovskis, vice-president of the…

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Vegetarian food has risen by up to 30% due to logistics problems

Certain food for vegetarians from suppliers has risen by a third since the beginning of the special operation in Ukraine. This follows from a survey of retailers and restaurateurs conducted by Vedomosti. Thus, tofu prices rose by 30% in March-April, says the owner of the restaurant “Chinese News” Stanislav Lisichenko. Co-owner of the Doubleby coffee…

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Services of private medical clinics go up to 20%

Prices in large private multidisciplinary clinics after the start of the special operation in Ukraine increased by 5-15% depending on the service, calculated “Vedomosti”, analyzing their price lists on the sites and interviewing their representatives. The cost of the most popular services starting from March 3 was compared. For example, at the Mother and Child…

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Cider producers can receive support from the state

Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov instructed the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Finance to consider granting cider the status of agricultural products (similar to domestic wine) as one of the measures of state support for the economy. This follows from the minutes of the meeting that Vedomosti reviewed. The representative of…

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The IEA predicts a decline in oil production in Russia in the coming months

Sanctions due to a special military operation in Ukraine may lead to a decrease in oil production in Russia in April 2022 by 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) compared to the previous month. This forecast is given by the International Energy Agency (IEA) in a monthly review published on April 13. According to the…

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Obi stores in Russia will open soon

Obi stores will open “as soon as possible,” said Dmitry Galantsev, a partner at Propositum law firm, which represents the retailer’s interests in the deal to sell it. To do this, according to him, it is necessary to update the cash terminals, clean the premises, expand the security staff, providing more employees at the company’s…

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German Obi will sell its business in Russia

German Obi GmbH is entrusting its Russian business chain Obi to the founder of the Audit Group consulting group and Cesar Consulting law firm Boris Lyuboshitsa. This was reported to Vedomosti by Dmitry Galantsev, a partner at the Propositum law firm, which is involved in the deal on behalf of Obi. A representative of Cesar…

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“Abrau-Durso” expands the resort area in the Krasnodar Territory EXCLUSIVE

The Abrau-Dyurso group of companies plans to build six more hotels (with 950 rooms) of the 4-5 star category on the territory of the resort of the same name in the Krasnodar Territory. Irina Goncharova, her vice president for tourism and special projects, told about it. According to her, the new project will also include…

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Highland Gold will buy gold mines in Russia from Canadian Kinross

Highland Gold Vladislav Sviblov has agreed to buy Russian gold mining assets from the Canadian company Kinross Gold, both sides said in a deal on April 5. The purchase will amount to $ 680 million. The deal includes the Kupol and Dvoynoye mines in Chukotka, the Chulbatkan project in the Khabarovsk Krai, a number of…

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Canadian Kinross Gold will sell gold mining assets in Russia

Canada’s Kinross Gold has begun talks to sell its gold mining assets in Russia, the company said on March 30. Kinross says it has received several offers to sell Russian business and is in “exclusive talks with an unaffiliated, non-sanctioned mining company” about the possible sale of all assets in Russia. The press release states…

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IEA expects oil production in Russia to fall by 30%

Due to Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine and related disruptions in oil supplies, global demand for oil in 2022 will increase by only 2.1 million barrels per day (bpd), according to a March report by the International Energy Agency ( IEA). In February, the IEA expected demand to grow by 3.2 million bpd. Global…

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Ukraine “nationalizes” the cars of the largest Russian companies

Ukrainian Railways (Ukrzaliznytsia, UZ) intends to nationalize Russian freight cars in Ukraine. This was stated on March 15 by Chairman of the Board Alexander Kamyshin, whose words are quoted on the company’s website. β€œAt the first stage, we are compiling a list of car owners who have Russia among their founders. Then there will be…

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Confectionery prices rise by an average of 20-30%

Major federal and regional retailers have received notifications from confectionery manufacturers demanding higher sales prices for their products from today. Employees of three retailers told Vedomosti about this and confirmed a representative of the Eastern Union alliance (uniting the largest networks in the Siberian and Far Eastern federal districts of Russia – Krasny Yar, Samberi…

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Authorities have announced new measures to support farmers

The Russian government is discussing a set of measures to support the agro-industrial industry against the background of imposing sanctions on the country and raising the key rate to 20%. A total of 44 billion rubles is planned to be allocated from the federal budget for the sowing campaign, soft loans and leasing for agricultural…

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Gasoline is becoming more expensive in Europe due to the energy crisis and geopolitics

In European countries in January-February 2022, retail gasoline prices rose by an average of almost 7%. According to the platform fuelo.net, in just two months (as of March 1) the cost of a liter of AI-95 at gas stations rose in Romania – by 14.2% to 1.41 euros. The highest prices were recorded in the…

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UC Rusal has stopped the plant in Ukraine

The UC Rusal company founded by Oleg Deripaska stopped production at the Nikolaev alumina plant in Ukraine against the background of military special operation of Russia, the company reported on March 1. The release explains that production has been temporarily suspended “due to unavoidable logistical and transport problems in the Black Sea and surrounding areas.”…

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Grain producers are asking for a refund of export duties

Grain producers are asking for a refund of floating export duties (damper – “Vedomosti”) in the form of subsidies, as well as to increase the volume of soft loans. The Union of Grain Exporters addressed a letter to Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. Vedomosti got acquainted with him. A union representative confirmed his dispatch. Requests to…

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Importers began to refuse to supply cars to Russia

Due to the difficult situation “according to all indicators”, the German brand Audi stops shipments of cars to Russian dealerships from February 24, according to a letter from the automaker to Russian partners. Vedomosti got acquainted with the document. Cars that have passed Russian customs and are scheduled to be shipped from the importer’s warehouse…

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Oil, gas and other commodities are becoming more expensive

World commodity prices, including oil and gas, accelerated on February 24 amid Russia’s special military operation in Donbass and Ukraine. The price of Brent North Sea crude oil rose by 8.3% to the previous day’s trading session, to $ 104.8 per barrel – for the first time since mid-August 2014, according to ICE. US WTI…

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Russia will sign two special investment contracts for electric vehicles

Both applications received by the Ministry of Industry and Trade for special investment contracts (SPIK 2.0) for the development and implementation of electric vehicles in Russia from Motorinvest and Elektromobili Manufacturing Rus were recognized as the winners of the competitive selection. This is stated in a statement issued by the Ministry on February 21 following…

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Chinese taxi service Didi leaves Russia

Didi taxi aggregator, owned by the Chinese company Didi Chuxing, will stop working in Russia and Kazakhstan on March 4, 2022, a service representative told Vedomosti. According to him, today the drivers and partners of the aggregator were informed about the decision. The interlocutor explained that the company will not be able to “ensure the…

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Binnopharm Group buys the rights to antibacterial drugs from the Indian Dr.Reddy’s

Binnopharm Group, a member of Sistema JSFC, has agreed to buy from the Indian company Dr. Reddy’s owns two antibacterial brands – Ciprolet and Levolet – for sale in Russia, Belarus and Uzbekistan. This is stated in the message of Dr. Reddy’s, published on the website of the National Stock Exchange of India. A representative…

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Yandex has aimed for half a trillion rubles in revenue in 2022

Yandex forecasts revenue growth of up to 490-500 billion rubles. in 2022, according to the company’s G21 report for 2021 published on February 15. In 2021, the company increased revenue by 54% to 356.2 billion rubles. Adjusted net profit for the year fell by 55% to 8 billion rubles., Net loss for the same period…

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BMW decided to stay in Russia

Production of BMW cars at Kaliningrad’s Avtotor will continue “in accordance with the development priorities of the Russian car industry,” a representative of Avtotor told Vedomosti. This involves the transition from screwdriver assembly of premium foreign cars to full-cycle production, which includes welding, painting and assembly of machines. The assembly of BMW at Avtotor started…

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Vkusville is reducing the number of products under third-party brands

Vkusville is radically reducing the range of the Supermarket section, which sells products under third-party brands, including those that do not coincide with the retailer’s concept (sweet soda, chips, etc.) focused on healthy eating. This was reported by a source close to the retailer. According to him, the remnants of such products are being sold…

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Ukraine is complaining to an American court about the threat of war with Russia

Ukraine has appealed to the Federal Court of the Southern District of New York (USA) to deny Tatneft a lawsuit against representatives of 52 banks as part of a recovery in favor of the oil company $ 173 million for the loss of a stake in Kremenchug refinery, according to Bloomberg. Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase…

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The low-cost carrier S7 Citrus was allowed to carry passengers

Citrus Group’s new low-cost carrier has received an operator’s certificate, S7 said. This document is necessary for the launch of commercial air transportation, it confirms the airline’s compliance with Russian legislation. According to the report, Citrus received a certificate of operation on the basis of the legal entity Globus, which is also part of the…

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Wine in Russia may rise in price by 15% due to labeling

The Wine Union Association (which includes Kuban Wine, Phanagoria, Milstream Black Sea Wines, etc.) addressed a letter to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Grigorenko about the inexpediency of introducing the Honest Sign label for wine products. The general director of the association Boris Katryukhin confirmed his sending to Vedomosti. A government spokesman said the document…

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BP receives quarterly profit of $ 555 million from participation in Rosneft’s capital

BP estimates the pre-tax profit and interest income for the fourth quarter of 2021 from its shareholding in Rosneft at $ 555 million, according to a report by the British oil and gas company published on February 8. In the third quarter of 2021, BP’s profit from participation in the Russian company’s capital amounted to…

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Power engineers want to turn off the light to the “gray” miners

The Association of Guaranteeing Suppliers and Energy Sales Companies (SOEs and ESCs) has proposed allowing power engineers to disconnect illegal cryptocurrency miners from power. Such a letter was sent on February 2 to the State Duma Committee on Energy and was later published on the organization’s website. In the document, the head of the association…

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Shoe maker Westfalika has announced a bond default

Shoe retailer OR Group (until June 2021 it was called “Shoes of Russia”) announced a default on bonds issued by BO-07. We are talking about the securities that the company listed on the Moscow Stock Exchange in 2017. Since then, it has paid 408 million rubles. But on January 20, it failed to repay the…

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Gazprom demanded that Poles share $ 430 million

Gazprom has filed a lawsuit against the Polish state oil and gas company PGNiG. The Polish company announced this on February 2, the information was confirmed to Vedomosti by Gazprom. The lawsuit was filed in accordance with UNCITRAL regulations, the UN Commission on International Trade Law. It has been in operation since 1976 and is…

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Russian ports can earn on the Belarusian embargo on transit from Lithuania

The Belarusian authorities have been banning rail transit from Lithuania for a number of goods since February 7, Belarusian Foreign Ministry spokesman Anatoly Glaz said on February 2. His words are quoted by the state news agency of the country “Belta”. A statement from the Foreign Ministry said that the ban would affect the transit…

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How oil-producing countries are violating the OPEC + agreement

The participants of the ministerial meeting of the OPEC + member states on February 2 decided to increase production by another 400,000 barrels per day (b / c) in March, Interfax reported. This increase in production within the parameters of the OPEC + transaction should occur on a monthly basis. But in January 2022, the…

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VEB.RF and VTB will finance “Russian Platinum” Musa Bazhayev for 180 billion rubles

The Montenegrin mining company (ChGRK, part of the Russian Platinum Musa Bajaeva) has signed a loan agreement with VEB.RF and VTB to finance a project to develop the Montenegrin copper-nickel ore deposit in Taimyr. This was announced on February 2 by project participants. VEB.RF and VTB will provide the company with a syndicated loan in…

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Why the government has banned the export of fertilizers

Russia has banned the export of ammonium nitrate from Russia from February 2 to April 2, 2021, the government’s press service said on February 1. The decision was made to “ensure the successful completion of the sowing campaign by farmers, as well as the continuous operation of industrial enterprises,” the statement said. According to the…

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Why did Rosatom buy Quadra from Mikhail Prokhorov?

A member of the Rosatom company “Rusatom Infrastructure Solutions” (RIR) bought in the group “Onexim” Mikhail Prokhorov power company “Quadro”, said “Rosatom” on January 31. On Monday, the sides signed an agreement for the sale of 82.47% stake in the generating company. The transaction amount was not disclosed. “After the transition to the structure of…

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The iHerb website has been entered in the register of Raskomnadzor

The website ru.iherb.com, an online store of iHerb, has appeared in the register of banned sites of Roskomnadzor. The register shows the body that decided to include the site in the register – the Central District Court of Barnaul, as well as the date of the decision – August 24, 2021. According to the court…

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The Ministry of Transport has developed rules for the application of special equipment to air raids

The Ministry of Transport has proposed to use plastic handcuffs and nylon belts to “tie” air raids on board aircraft, according to a draft government decree posted on January 21 on the website regulation.gov.ru “This measure will eliminate further illegal actions by the violator (on board the plane -” Vedomosti “). At the same time,…

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Agroholding Rusagra announced the lifting of the seizure of the company’s assets and its shareholders

The Arbitration Court of the Saratov region lifted the seizure of assets worth 219 billion rubles., Imposed on “Rusagra” and its shareholders Maxim Basov and Vadim Mashkovich, according to the agricultural holding. The information was also confirmed by one of the creditors involved in the lawsuit. This information is not in the court file. The…

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The top manager associated with Russia Bank will be responsible for the development of winemaking

According to SPARK-Interfax, Alexander Stolyarov has become one of the key leaders of the Federal Self-Regulatory Organization of Growers and Winemakers of Russia (FSO AVVR). Stolyarov is considered by several market participants to be a representative of Russia Bank, whose structures have recently been buying up wine assets. This is indirectly confirmed by SPARK-Interfax. For…

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Rosaviatsia has asked airlines to report obstacles due to 5G

On January 13, Rosaviatsia sent a letter to the heads of Russian airlines and to its territorial branches with information about the risks of interference with on-board radio altimeters due to the launch of 5G mobile networks. The letter was signed by Valery Kudinov, head of the airspace maintenance department of Rosaviatsia. “Vedomosti” got acquainted…

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Court arrests assets of Rusagro and its shareholders Mashkovich and Basov for 22 billion rubles

The Arbitration Court of the Saratov region imposed precautionary measures on cash, as well as on movable and immovable property of the main owner of the agricultural holding “Rusagra” Vadim Mashkovich and former CEO Maxim Basov in the amount of 219 billion rubles. According to the court proceedings, the arrest was made as part of…

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