Oryol Titanic

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin instructed to complete the construction of the Oryol regional clinical hospital as soon as possible. He promised to take its implementation under his personal control and assured Governor of the Oryol region Andrei Klychkov that he would provide all possible assistance.

Femme Fatale of Coal King

The disputes over the inheritance of Dmitry Bosov, the founder of the coal company Sibanthracite who committed suicide last year, were covered in the media a lot but wek.ru conducted its investigation to get a full picture.

Futures on Potato

Russian agricultural producers began selling potatoes a year in advance. Futures on agricultural products started being used when a trading company orders a set of vegetables to a producer in the fall, transferring an advance payment for the spring sowing season, and receives the product in batches at fixed prices during the harvest time.

Ministry of Industry and Trade Calls for Tenders

Krasnoyarsk has placed a state order for the liquidation of the territory of the former chemical plant which worked for the defense industry. The money for reclamation of another industrial site is allocated by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, already tired of legal suits.

Who Wants to Take Over Rossiya Collective Farm and What Does Sugar Have to do With it?

Residents of the village of Grigoropolisskaya and shareholders of Rossiya, one of the oldest collective farms in the Stavropol Territory, continue to defend their company.

Foreign Investors are Invited to Siberia

The Yenisei Siberia integrated investment project was presented at the Cultural Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow on November 11. The authorities of the Krasnoyarsk Territory and the republics of Khakassia and Tuva expect an influx of foreign investments.

Red Caviar is Sold at Black Market Prices Before New Year

The prices for red caviar reached a record high in October for the past 20 years. Retail prices jumped 30% exceeding 5,000 rubles ($ 67.23) per kilogram.

Is Irkutsk Triangle to Blame?

A new flight accident near Irkutsk airfield has once again reminded us that bad weather conditions such as rain and snow that hit the city that evening are a permanent contributing factor to an emergency.

Sberbank Celebrates 180th Birthday With 100 million Customers

Sberbank is celebrating its 180th birthday on November 12. It is one of the world's leading financial institutions which constantly develops in modern conditions and challenges becoming a real technological giant.

Chinese Workers Take to Streets Over Wage Debt

The backpay protests of Chinese workers at Rosneft's Komsomolsk refinery have entered the second month. The Chinese who had come to Russia as guest workers said they had no money to return home.

Murmansk Region and Fuel Oil – a Romance Without Love

In the age of nanotechnology and film-making in outer space an overwhelming majority of settlements in the Murmansk region are heated with increasingly expensive fuel oil. The heating fees are now barely affordable.

Prosecutor General's Office Lawsuit Against Kuchuksulphate -- “Blitzkrieg” Fails

Is the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation starting the process of re-privatization of Kuchuksulphate, the largest producer of sodium sulfate in Russia? The PGO filed a claim with the Altai Territory Arbitration Court on October 20 for expropriation of the state property from illegal ownership.

Where are RUSNANO's Million-Dollar Investments?

Anatoly Chubais, then head of RUSNANO, opened an exhibition of RUSNANO portfolio companies’ products at the Federation Council on April 26, 2017. He talked about investments in new nanotechnologies and presented ELVEES-NeoTek know-how and products to FC speaker Valentina Matvienko as an example of RUSNANO’s successful investment activity.

Vicious Circle of Novosibirsk Subway

The Novosibirsk subway, the only one in Russia located beyond the Urals, was opened in 1985. It has two lines, Leninskaya and Dzerzhinskaya, with 13 stations.

Rosprirodnadzor Holds Gold Miner to Account

A large gold mining company, based in the Krasnoyarsk territory, is accused of underpaying almost 2 billion rubles ($27.72 mln) in compensation to the budget for negative impact on the environment for the last three years.