The Russian diamond group ALROSA branched off two companies in Angola. The first one will develop two major diamond veins - Kamachia and Kamajiku. The company's 45 percent stock share belongs to the joint venture Escom-ALROSA, founded by ALROSA and its Portugal partner Espirito Santo. ALROSA also participates in the construction of a water power plant on the Shikapa river, sharing 55 percent of the stock. The power plant will considerably boost the mining company Catoca, another ALROSA business partner that has been working on the project for 10 years. ALROSA is ready to invest $85m in the projects this year, the Vremya Novostey newspaper reported.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year