Ulyanovsk Oblast Government launched an Open Data Initiative based on the recommendations of an Open Data Readiness Assessment prepared by the World Bank, at an “Open Region” seminar last April 10, 2013.
Two people have been detained as part of an enquiry into misappropriation of state funds intended for road maintenance in Russia’s central Veliky Novgorod Region, the local Investigative Committee said on Wednesday.
UK-based Highland Gold Mining, co-owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, has acquired a gold field in Russia’s easternmost Chukotka region for $212 million, the company said on Tuesday.
Police in Moscow have detained a suspect over a horrific acid attack on the Bolshoi Theater’s artistic director, a police spokesperson told RIA Novosti on Tuesday.
Twenty-seven people were hospitalized on Friday after a chlorine leak at a factory in central Russia’s Perm region, emergencies workers said.
On Monday evening in London the Moscow City government kicked off its first ever international road show aimed at dispelling the image of corruption, congested traffic and cumbersome bureaucracy which are perceived as barriers to new companies entering Russia’s economic powerhouse. The roadshow, facilitated by international consultants KPMG, rolls out in London where Ambassador Alexander Yakovenko and Mayor of London Boris Johnson are preparing for a massive cultural exchange next year with days of Moscow in London.