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Anastasia Lyrchikova

Uniper explores sale of Russian power plants - sources

May 26 2021

FRANKFURT Uniper is weighing the sale of its Russian power plants and has held talks with Russia's InterRAO on the subject, three people familiar with the matter said, as the German energy group looks for ways to cut emissions.

Nornickel to boost output of nickel products in Finland for EV battery market

Apr 13 2021

MOSCOW Russian metals producer Nornickel said on Tuesday it will boost output of nickel products at its Harjavalta plant in Finland as it bets on the expanding market for battery materials needed for electric vehicles (EV).

Nornickel considers $2 billion buyback in compensation for lower dividend

Apr 09 2021

MOSCOW Nornickel's major shareholders have agreed to propose a $2 billion share buyback to the board this year, the Russian metals producer said on Friday, partial compensation for a smaller than expected final dividend.

Russia's Rusal open for talks over Nornickel dividend - deputy CEO

Mar 26 2021

MOSCOW Russia's Rusal is open to talks with a fellow key shareholder in Nornickel about the miner potentially cutting its dividend, but remains to be convinced the current policy should change, its deputy chief executive said.

Nornickel downgrades output forecast by 15-20% after mine restarts delayed

Mar 16 2021

MOSCOW Nornickel expects its 2021 nickel, copper, platinum and palladium output to fall 15-20% short of original guidance due to waterlogging at two Siberian mines, the Russian company said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Nornickel downgrades output forecast by 15-20% after mine restarts delayed

Mar 16 2021

* The mines account for 36% of ore mined by Nornickel in Russia

UPDATE 2-Nornickel shares drop after partial suspension of operations at two mines

Feb 24 2021

MOSCOW, Feb 24 Norilsk Nickel said on Wednesday it had partially suspended operations at its Oktyabrsky and Taimyrsky mines in Siberia because it had detected an inflow of water underground, sending shares of the Russian metals miner down more than 6%.

UPDATE 1-Russia's Rusal says aluminium demand healthy despite pandemic

Feb 08 2021

MOSCOW/LONDON, Feb 8 Demand for aluminium is extending its recovery so far this year despite a second wave of COVID-19 lockdowns, an executive at Russian aluminium producer Rusal said on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Nornickel fined $2 billion for massive fuel leak in the Arctic

Feb 05 2021

MOSCOW, Feb 5 Russian mining giant Norilsk Nickel was fined $2 billion on Friday for the damage caused by a huge fuel spill last year in the country's worst environmental disaster in the Arctic.

UPDATE 2-Siberian gold deposit is world's biggest by reserves - new estimate

Oct 22 2020

MOSCOW, Oct 22 Russia's largest gold producer Polyus said on Thursday its giant Sukhoi Log gold deposit in Siberia is the world's biggest by reserves.

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