CFRIES

Centre Franco-Russe d’Intelligence Economique et Stratégique

16 avril 2007

Russian giant may sell direct to UK

By Andrew Cave (Telegraph.) Russian gas giant Gazprom has reiterated its ambitions to be a major player in the UK, as part of efforts to become a truly global group. Analysts have speculated that Gazprom could attempt a takeover of Centrica The company, which provides a quarter of Europe's wholesale gas to domestic suppliers, is reported to be mulling plans to cut out the middle man and sell direct to households in Britain - the only fully liberalised energy market in Europe. One report said it planned to use its own brand... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2007

Russia launches new nuclear submarine

SEVERODVINSK (northern Russia), April 15 (RIA Novosti) - A fourth-generation strategic nuclear submarine was launched during a special ceremony at a shipbuilding yard in northern Russia Sunday. The Yury Dolgoruky, a Borey-class nuclear missile submarine, was built at the Sevmash plant in the northern Arkhangelsk Region. It will be equipped with the Bulava ballistic missile, which is adapted from the Topol-M (SS-27). Speaking at the launching ceremony, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said the Yury Dolgoruky was... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2007

Mitsubishi, Suzuki, Peugeot and Great Wall Willing to Assemble Cars in Russia

MOSCOW, April 16. /FIS/. By the end of April Russian Ministry for Economic Development is to conduct final negotiations with the world's car making concerns that are planning to start industrial assembling of their automobiles in the territory of Russia. This announcement was made by Deputy Head of the Department for Investment Policy of the Ministry Dmitry Levchenkov.   'We are conducting active talks with six world producers,' he said. He mentioned Japan's Mitsubishi and Suzuki, France's Peugeot-Citroen and China's... [Lire la suite]
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