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14 mars 2007

Merrill Lynch gets Russia brokerage license

MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. Merrill Lynch (NYSE:MER - news) has received a brokerage and dealing license in Russia, the country's market regulator said on Wednesday amidst a race among investment banks to capitalize on the Russian boom. ADVERTISEMENT The Russian Federal Financial Markets Service said in a brief statement that the license had been granted to Merrill Lynch Securities, the bank's Russian subsidiary. Merrill last year hired Sergei Aleksashenko, a former first deputy head of Russia's central bank, as a managing director... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2007

Les logiciels, un gisement plein de promesses

par Emmanuelle Belohradsky En Russie, le chiffre d’affaires du secteur des softwares devrait progresser de 60 % cette année. | 15.02.2007 Les oligarques russes convoqués le 6 février par Vladimir Poutine pour la réunion annuelle de la Fédération des industriels et entrepreneurs se sont fait tirer les oreilles. A l’avenir, ils sont priés « d’apprendre non seulement à exporter avec profit du pétrole, du gaz et du minerai, mais aussi à se présenter sur les marchés extérieurs avec des produits finis, à haute... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2007

India's Krasnopol 155mm LGM Shells: Defective

In December 2006, The Indian Express reported that India's Russian Krasnopol 155mm laser-guided shells have displayed defective performance during Army test-firing in the Mahajan ranges in Rajasthan in 2004 and 2005. In March 2007, Defence Minister Shri AK Antony confirmed the extent of the problem. 1,000 Krasnopol shells were bought from M/s KBP Instrument Design Bureau in Tula, Russia under a 1999 contract, and delivered in May 2000 at a cost Rs 151 crores (about $34.4 million then). Two years later, New Delhi bought another... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2007

Telenor Says Russian Partner Altimo Bought Negative Press Coverage in Ukraine

Created: 14.03.2007 10:41 MSK (GMT +3), Updated: 10:41 MSK, 2 hours 59 minutes ago MosNews Telenor, the Norwegian cellphone company, said on Tuesday, March 13, that its partner in Kyivstar and VimpelCom mobile ventures, Russian telecoms firm Altimo has paid journalists in Ukraine to publish negative articles about Telenor in the midst of a business dispute. Altimo, denied the accusation in a statement Tuesday, saying that documents Telenor distributed to journalists to support the assertion were forgeries. The documents,... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2007

Billionaire Roman Abramovich and his wife Irina have divorced in Russia

Billionaire Roman Abramovich and his wife Irina have divorced in Russia 'on a consensual basis', their spokesman confirmed last night. Abramovich in '£5bn' divorceBy Sarah Hills - Wednesday, March 14, 2007 The Russian oil tycoon, 40, owns Chelsea FC and has an estimated fortune of £10.8billion. He and his wife Irina, a former air stewardess, have been married for 15 years and have five children. It was reported last year that she could win a world record £5.5billion divorce settlement after the billionaire was romantically linked... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2007

Russia seeks more control at Academy of Sciences

y Peter Finn, Washington Post  |  March 14, 2007 MOSCOW -- The historic autonomy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, which has pioneered fundamental research in Russia since its founding by Peter the Great three centuries ago, is under threat from government proposals to bring the institution under much tighter state control and end its academic freedom, according to academy members. "This is really a war," Alexander Nekipelov, vice president of the academy, said in an interview at the institution's august... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2007

Russia’s Sukhoi, Italy to Sign Deal on 1,800 Superjet Planes — Sources

MosNews A unit of Italy’s aerospace company Finmecchanica and Russia’s biggest warplane maker Sukhoi will sign a deal to jointly build up to 1,800 Superjet regional aircraft over a period of 20 years. This information was reported on Monday, March 12, by Reuters agency, which quoted Italian diplomatic sources. The source said that the deal could be worth as much as 70 billion euros ($91.9 billion) over 20 years. However, Sukhoi official cautioned that talk had been of 800-1,000 Superjets, with a likely maximum value of 19... [Lire la suite]
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