Novosibirsk lawyer Anton Tikhonov wrote a letter to developers of popular computer game DotA Dota2. The lawyer is convinced that the game should be banned for children under 18 years of age. According to the activist, the game does not ask for the user's age, which violates the law of the Russian Federation
Having increased the average daily volume of oil exports to China by 25 percent in 2016, Russia deprived Saudi Arabia of the status of the world's major oil supplier to the most dynamically developing oil market of the world. In 2016, Russia would deliver 1.05 million barrels of oil to China on a daily basis
On Friday, Alexander Mikheev was approved as the new Director General of JSC Rosoboronesport, the only Russian mediator on exports and imports of arms and defence technology. Alexander Mikheev was born in 1961. Experts believe that the strategy of Rosoboronexport will not change with the arrival of the new CEO
On December 7, the head of Russia's oil giant Rosneft, Igor Sechin, informed President Vladimir Putin about the completion of the privatization of the 19.5% stake at Russia's largest oil company for 10.5 billion euros. Glencore Consortium and Qatar's Sovereign Wealth Fund have become the buyers and strategic investors in the deal
Iran produces ninety-five per cent of the medicines needed to treat patients inside the country, while fifty per cent of the raw materials are also made in Iran. Next on the list are new lines of drugs to treat certain types of cancer, multiple sclerosis and diabetes and the first target is the Middle East's 400 million-strong population.
Russia and OPEC countries are interested in maintaining the price of oil within the limit of $50-$60 per barrel. It is believed that such prices would be less comfortable for US companies producing shale oil. According to forecasts, oil prices will fluctuate at around $56-59 per barrel next year
Russia's Ministry of Transport will receive five billion rubles from the state budget to purchase Sukhoi Superjet 100 and L-410 aircraft. Four billion of the amount will be spent on the SukhoI Superjet 100 passenger aircraft, whereas the remaining one billion will be used for L-410
Russian President Putin said at a press conference after the APEC summit in Lima that Russia was ready to freeze oil production on the current level. The move will not cause any damage to the Russian energy sector. If Arab countries agree to freeze oil production, Russia can join them to boost oil prices
The US Geological Survey informed about the discovery of the largest, previously unused oil and gas field in the country. Oil reserves in the newly-discovered deposit were estimated at 20 billion barrels. The reserves of natural gas - 16 trillion cubic meters
According to The Boston Consulting Group, the company that specializes in management consulting, the top ten of world's best companies in the oil and gas industry includes three Russian companies. The fifth place on the top 10 is taken by Tatneft, the eighth position belongs to LUKoil
To gain a foothold in key markets in the oil and gas industry, as well as in the field of mining, Russian companies have been actively concluding new deals and making acquisitions. Russian mining companies have recently started an impressive amount of new projects. The story kicked off with the purchase of Essar Oil, India's 2nd largest oil...
World-famous Kalashnikov Concern unveiled its latest development at Army 2016 forum in the Moscow region: a small automatic rifle for crews of combat vehicles and special forces. Kalashnikov also introduced other new weapons at Army 2016 Forum in the Moscow region. Experts paid attention to prototypes of sniper rifles VSV-338 and SVK