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Svetlana Burmistrova

Russia's TMK considers SPO, aims to raise around $200 mln - bankers

Dec 02 2016

MOSCOW, Dec 2 TMK, Russia's largest maker of steel pipes for the oil and gas industry, is talking to banks about the possibility of holding a secondary share offering (SPO) to raise around $200 million, three banking sources told Reuters on Friday.

Russian Nord Stream-2 on track with pipes expected soon

Sep 13 2016

MOSCOW Pipes to build Moscow's Nord Stream-2 are expected to start being supplied in December or January, in a sign the gas project is going ahead, Ivan Shabalov, owner of Pipe Innovation Technologies (PIT), told the Reuters Russia Investment Summit.

Rosatom's global nuclear ambition cramped by Kremlin politics

Jun 26 2016

PARIS/MOSCOW The $100 billion overseas order book of Russia's nuclear power plant builder Rosatom -- bigger than all its Western competitors combined -- makes it look like the giant in its field.

Russian hopes for Iran trade boom run aground at Caspian port

Jun 03 2016

ASTRAKHAN, Russia When sanctions on Iran were lifted in January, Russia might have expected to be near the front of the queue for business opportunities. Moscow, after all, was one of Tehran's oldest allies and is now its partner on the battlefield in Syria.

Next stop America for Russia's nuclear sales drive

Jun 01 2016

MOSCOW, June 1 Russia's Rosatom, already challenging French and other rivals for nuclear plant sales around the world, is now targeting entry into the U.S. fuel rod market, a top executive with the company has told Reuters.

Turkey row leaves Russia stuck with abandoned gas pipes worth billions

Dec 03 2015

MOSCOW Gas pipes worth 1.8 billion euros (1.29 billion pound) are to be left stranded on the shores of the Black Sea after Russia's decision to suspend work on the Turkish Stream pipeline, a potent symbol of Moscow's falling out with Ankara.

Turkey row leaves Russia stuck with abandoned gas pipes worth billions

Dec 03 2015

MOSCOW Gas pipes worth 1.8 billion euros ($1.95 billion) are to be left stranded on the shores of the Black Sea after Russia's decision to suspend work on the Turkish Stream pipeline, a potent symbol of Moscow's falling out with Ankara.

Russia's Evraz CFO says 2015 EBITDA margin to stay below 20 percent

Sep 28 2015

MOSCOW Russia's Evraz , one of the country's largest steel producers, will keep its EBITDA margin below 20 percent in 2015, the company's chief financial officer said on Monday.

Russian steelmakers risk losing export markets to Chinese rivals

May 18 2015

MOSCOW Russian steelmakers are stepping up exports to compensate for a fall in a domestic demand, but with European and U.S. protectionism fuelling market competition, analysts say they risk losing sales to Chinese rivals.

Exclusive: Russia could postpone gas pipe to China touted by Putin -sources

Mar 18 2015

MOSCOW Russia may postpone completion of a huge pipeline to bring gas from two new fields to China, three sources with direct knowledge of the plans of export firm Gazprom said, delaying one of President Vladimir Putin's signature projects.

World News

Myanmar activists vow more protests after bloodiest day since coup

Myanmar pro-democracy activists pledged on Thursday to hold more demonstrations after the United Nations said 38 people had been killed in the most violent day of unrest since last month's military coup.Police and soldiers opened fire with live rounds on Wednesday with little warning, witnesses said, a day after neighbouring countries had called on the junta to show restraint.