Russia Archive

Goa Tourism witnesses most successful edition of Goa International Travel Mart (GITM)

~The event recorded over 1,200 footfalls across two days. 100 international buyers from 28 countries and 250 hosted buyers from India were present at the event ~Around 8,000 appointments were successfully conducted for the travel-trade ~ Awards were conferred by Goa Tourism for the Best Designed Stalls. Winners included Maharashtra Tourism and Karnataka Tourism among

Nokia Announces Product Advisory for AC-300 Charger for the Lumia 2520 tablet in select European countries

Espoo, Finland – Nokia today announced a product advisory for the European and UK variant of the AC-300 charger, which is used exclusively with the Lumia 2520 tablet. Consumers in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Russia, Switzerland and UK are strongly advised to suspend use of the charger until further notice. Also, consumers who purchased the

OUTOKUMPU – FINNISH SUPREME COURT REJECT THE STATE PROSECUTOR’S APPEAL REGARDING EXPORT PRACTICES TO RUSSIA

The Finnish Supreme Court has today rejected the petition for leave to appeal by the Finland’s state prosecutor regarding the verdict by the Kouvola Court of Appeal on April 19, 2012 in which it dismissed all charges against Outokumpu and its employees concerning export practices to Russia during 2004-2006. Said Kimmo Karihtala Vice President, Corporate

‘Arctic 30’ jailed in Russia to take case to European Court of Human Rights

Amsterdam, 17 March 2014 – The group of Greenpeace activists and freelance journalists who collectively became known as the ‘Arctic 30’ today applied to the European Court of Human Rights requesting damages from the Russian Federation, as well as a declaration that their apprehension and detention were unlawful. Lawyers acting on behalf of the group

Preventing a new division of Europe

The crisis in Ukraine poses the most serious challenge to European security since the end of the cold war, and highlights the urgent need to refashion European security so that it is capable of managing the new environment that has developed in the region. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is the

Materials Services strengthens market position in Eastern Europe-ThyssenKrupp Ferroglobus opens new production shop

ThyssenKrupp Ferroglobus, a company of the Materials Services business area, has further strengthened its market position in Eastern Europe. In the Hungarian capital Budapest the materials experts have expanded their service center for slitting, cutting-to-length and plasma cutting, and opened a new production shop. The new shop is 4,398 square meters in size. In total

Despite Slower Growth, the BRICS Remain a Dynamic Force

China has embarked on a more sustainable growth course Brazil consolidates reform process and prepares large-scale privatizations India confident about steady GDP growth over the next three years South Africa focused on “new normal” while Russia focuses on better business environment The theme of the 44th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is The Reshaping of the World: Consequences for

Outotec to deliver minerals processing technology to Norilsk Nickel in Russia

Outotec has signed a contract with Norilsk Nickel for the delivery of minerals processing technology and equipment to the second phase expansion of the Talnakh copper-nickel concentrator in the Krasnoyarsky Region in Russia. The parties do not disclose the contract price, but the value of comparable deliveries is typically EUR 60-80 million. The order has

100 days after they were seized, Arctic 30 are leaving Russia

St Petersburg, 27 December 2013 – The Arctic 30 are going home. They are leaving Russia today and over the weekend. A plane carrying five Britons and a Canadian took off shortly after 11:30 am local time from St Petersburg airport, heading for Paris. On board are Anthony Perrett, Phil Ball, Iain Rogers, Alex Harris,

The Argumentative Bengali – Chawm Ganguly

We Bengalis love our Adda’s. Over endless cups of syrupy tea sipped in a road side tea stall: aptly named “Bekar Parliament” (Parliament of the jobless / useless) with a killer, obnoxiously Bengali,  punch line “amader Dilli te kono sakha nai”(we don’t have any branches in Delhi ) or over any other drink covering the