As of today, all assets of the Siberian Ural Oil and Gas Petrochemical Company (SIBUR) have been returned to the company, SIBUR's president Dmitry Mazepin reported at a press conference today. According to him, this week all documents on returning shares of the Yaroslavl Tire Plant and shares of the Tomsk Petrochemical Plant will be signed. SIBUR was working on regaining the latter jointly with the Gazprom gas holding.
Mazepin also pointed out that current debts of SIBUR and its affiliates amounted to RUR49bn (about $1.54bn), including RUR27bn (about $848.64m) to Gazprom. SIBUR's debt to banks is $350m.
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