NORAD And Russian Officials To Meet In Ottawa
Members of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and their Russian Federation Air Force counterparts will meet in Ottawa this week to finalize this year’s live-fly VIGILANT EAGLE 2013 exercise.
2013 World Airline Awards: Transaero Airlines Named Most Improved Airline
Moscow, June 18, 2013 – Transaero Airlines has been named “Most Improved Airline” at the Skytrax World Airline Awards, held at Paris Air Show today. Transaero has become the first Russian airline to receive an award in this category.
Russian University launches journal on business and economics
The Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation has announced that it has launched the first peer-reviewed international journal on business and economics entitled the “Review of Business and Economics Studies”.
Russia eschews IPO’s for auctions in privatizations
Despite reports that Russia plans to delay its privatization programme and hold on to stakes in state companies such as Rosneft for longer, the country will push ahead with privatizations in 36 smaller companies but by auction, rather than by public share offering.In 2010 Russia announced plans to raise $50 billion in five years from reducing its stakes in the…
Sheremetyevo now Russia’s largest international passenger airport
In the first five months of this year Sheremetyevo International Airport increased its passenger throughput by 13.3% over 2012, reaching 10.5 million people. Passenger traffic on international routes in January-May 2013 increased by 12.8% and amounted to 6,683,000 passengers. On domestic flights, it increased by 14.2%, amounting to 3,825,000 air travelers
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Russia in Context : Between a Rock and a Hard Plac
Written on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 14:01 in Chris Weafer's Investor Notes
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Russia gets new 100 Ruble Bill in Honor of Olympics
100 days before the start of the Olympics in Sochi, that is, in October 2013, Russia will issue a new commemorative hundred-ruble banknote. The vertically oriented blue bill will be feature a flying snowboarder,said the first deputy chairman of the Bank of Russia Georgy Luntovsky.
Written on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 04:58 in Banking & Finance
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