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  • 26 March 2018

    Mikhail Putin has been appointed deputy chair of the management board of Russian gas giant Gazprom. Gazprom’s board elected Mikhail Putin for a period of five years, according to a Gazprom statement. Reuters reports that Mikhail Putin is a distant relative of Russian president Vladimir Putin. He is a son of the president’s cousin, the […]

  • 18 April 2014

    Russian president Vladimir Putin today witnessed first oil from the Prirazlomnoye field, in the Pechora Sea, being loaded onto a tanker.   Putin observed via video linkup the start of operations to unload the first supplies of oil extracted from the Arctic continental shelf in the Pechora Sea from the stationary ice-resistant offshore oil platform Prirazlomnaya […]

  • 24 August 2011

    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin discussed issues related to placement of state defense orders at companies of United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) with vice premier Igor Sechin and defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov. According to Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov, “the subject of the meeting was issues of state defense order placement at USC companies, such as […]

  • 9 March 2007

    A united shipbuilding corporation will be established to combine all state financial assets in this sphere, First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said Friday. Ivanov, who is also chairman of the board of the United Aircraft Building Corporation, said the decision was made at President Vladimir Putin’s conference on shipbuilding reform.

  • 11 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) should not lead to weakening of existing positions the country has in the pipeline gas market. Putin was speaking during a meeting on LNG exports following his visit to Novatek’s Yamal LNG export plant and the inauguration of the first cargo […]

  • 10 January 2019

    Putin put into operation Kaliningrad’s LNG regasification terminal.

  • 13 October 2011

    Ukrainian shipbuilding will not develop without cooperation with Russia, reports press service of Russian Government citing premier Vladimir Putin addressed the “Russia Calling” investment forum. “Will shipbuilding develop? No. Not because Ukrainian people are ungifted, just the opposite, they’re very talented, and there is pretty good background remained from Soviet times. But competition is too […]

  • 2 December 2014

    Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said the construction of the South Stream project will not continue.

  • 5 February 2007

    At least three shipbuilding holdings will be established in Russia, Deputy Prime Minister, Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov. He said at President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with the government on Monday that he was ready to submit concrete proposals on Wednesday.

  • 2 September 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the Turkish Stream, a Black Sea pipeline project designed to carry Russian gas to Turkey, will eventually be constructed. To remind, in December 2014, Gazprom and Turkey’s Botas signed the Memorandum of Understanding on constructing the TurkStream gas pipeline. The pipeline would run 660 kilometers along the old […]

  • 8 December 2016

    Rosneft, Russia’s state-owned oil company, is selling a 19.5 percent stake in the company to a consortium comprising of Glencore and Qatar Investment Authority. According to Glencore, the consortium will pay some 10.2 billion euros for the deal. Russian government’s website, however, shows a price of 10.5 billion. Rosneft head Igor Sechin met with Russian […]

  • 2 December 2014

    Russia’s president Vladimir Putin has said that Russia will not proceed with the construction of the 931 kilometers long South Stream pipeline in the Black Sea. The pipeline would connect Russian natural gas reserves with consumers in the European Union. During his visit to Turkey, Putin said: “… taking into account the European Commission’s position, which is not […]

  • 25 January 2017

    By Katya Golubkova, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Stephen Jewkes MOSCOW/LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) – More than a month after Russia announced one of its biggest privatisations since the 1990s, selling a 19.5 percent stake in its giant oil company Rosneft, it still isn’t possible to determine from public records the full identities of those who bought it. The […]

  • 5 October 2017

    Russian president Vladimir Putin is not ruling out a possible further extension of the agreement between OPEC and Non-Opec nations to cut oil production once the deal expires in March 2018. In a speech on Wednesday, during the Russian Energy Week event, Putin said that the deal Russia, other countries, and OPEC members reached in […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    After Russia’s president Vladimir Putin announced yesterday that Russia would drop the South Stream project due to the strained relations with the European Union, he said that Russia would turn to other markets. The statement came during Putin’s visit in Turkey, where he said that Russia would build a second gas supply line toward Turkey. […]

  • 28 December 2009

    The program of civilian shipbuilding development in the Russian Far East stipulates financing estimated at $5 billion, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Monday. Putin is on a working visit to the region. Earlier in the day, the Russian premier attended the ceremony of launching the first stage of the East Siberia -Pacific Ocean […]

  • 26 June 2017

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has symbolically launched the process connecting the shallow and deepwater sections of the TurkStream pipeline in the Black Sea. According to the Kremlin statement on Friday, Putin launched the process from aboard the Pioneering Spirit, the world’s largest offshore construction vessel, in the presence of Alexey Miller, Gazprom CEO. After the […]

  • 17 June 2015

    Germany, a major importer of Russian gas, increased its purchases of the fuel by 68 percent in May, as compared to the same month in 2014, Gazprom’s CEO, Alexey Miller said on Monday. “This points to the fact that the demand for Russian gas is growing and there is no doubt that the issue of […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Putin, Niinistö agree there should be a switch to more environmentally friendly fuel in the Arctic. 

  • 25 November 2016

    Yamal LNG operator, Novatek is looking to Japan as it looks to secure additional funds for its Arctic LNG project.

  • 23 September 2014

    Russia is considering the aspects of reunification of Crimea with Russia within the framework of modernizing its Azov-Black Sea port infrastructure, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said. “The existing and future port terminals in Crimea and Krasnodar Territory should complement each other; we should make maximum use of the advantages of each port, each logistics complex. In […]

  • 2 March 2018

    Puting forecasts that the cargo traffic along the Northern Sea Route will increase tenfold by 2025.