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Business |  Industry |  06.04.21

Large Diamonds Mined in Arkhangelsk Region

Two large gem-quality diamonds were mined at the deposits of the Arkhangelsk region, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the regional administration. One diamond was found at the V. Grib deposit in the Mezensky region and the second, at the Lomonosov field in the Primorsky region.   It is noted that the Arkhangelsk

Business |  Industry |  26.03.21

Submarine for Russian Pacific Fleet Launched in St. Petersburg

A solemn ceremony of launching a large diesel-electric submarine “Magadan” of the ‘636.3’ project for the Russian Navy was held at JSC Admiralty Shipyards.   It is noted that “Magadan”, the third submarine of the series being built at JSC Admiralty Shipyards for the Pacific Fleet, was registered on November 1, 2019. The first ship, “Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky”,

Business |  Industry |  23.03.21

KAMAZ Released First Electric Articulated Bus

The Russian Trucks Brand ‘KAMAZ’ has developed and produced an articulated low-floor electric bus of an especially large class. Serial production of the new model will start in 2022, according to the press service of the automaker.  The KAMAZ-6292 electric bus replenishes its energy supply using ultra-fast charging stations. The total passenger capacity is 135

Business |  Industry |  16.03.21

More than 70% Russian Bus Fleet Produced by Domestic Plants

As of January 1, 2021, there are 411.1 thousand buses on the territory of the Russian Federation (excluding LCV), the experts of the AUTOSTAT analytical agency report.     According to the experts, 75 per cent of all bus vehicles in Russian are produced by domestic manufacturers. Moreover, about half of them (46 per cent) are products

Business |  Industry |  12.03.21

Housing Allowed for Construction Volume Increased in Russia by 18%

The volume of housing in Russia for which building permits were issued in January-February 2021, reached almost 3.6 million square metres, which is 18 per cent more than a year earlier, TASS reports with reference to the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Marat Khusnullin.  In general, 4.8 thousand permits for the construction of

Business |  Industry |  06.03.21

Almost 20% Drugs in Russia Produced in Moscow Region

About 20 per cent of all drug production in Russia is created in the Moscow region, TASS reports with reference to the press service of the Moscow regional government.  According to the Governor of the Moscow Region, Andrey Vorobyov, during a pandemic, the pharmaceutical industry in the Moscow Region produces drugs that are in great

Business |  Industry |  04.03.21

Forbes Announced Top 20 Largest Landowners in Russia

The value of the total land bank of the 20 largest Russian landowners has grown over the past year from 471.6 billion to 617.31 billion rubles, Forbes reports. According to the information provided, in total, the participants in the rating own 8.3 million hectares. This is approximately equal to the area of ​​Austria (8.39 million

Business |  Industry |  25.02.21

Russian Oil Company Robotizes Tire Complexes

Tatneft is a Russian oil and gas company that automates and robotizes Nizhnekamsk tire enterprises. The company plans to create a robotic assembly of semi-finished products for tires and “raw” tires, automation of systems for moving semi-finished and finished products, as well as automation of production quality control and warehouse operations, KazanFirst reports.    It

Business |  Industry |  23.02.21

Kalashnikov Concern Entered Top 3 Russian Employers in Industrial Sector

According to the ‘HeadHunter’ recruitment service, the Kalashnikov group of companies is one of the three best Russian employers representing industrial production, the press service of the company reports. In the overall rating of the largest companies, Kalashnikov took 24th place.  It is noted that the final score consisted of three criteria, namely the assessment

Business |  Industry |  22.02.21

Russia Started Producing New Kia Picanto

The “Avtotor” Kaliningrad plant has begun production of the KIA Picanto updated compact hatchback which will go on sale from March 5, 2021, the press service of the enterprise reports.  It is noted that the updated KIA Picanto will be available in five trim levels, including the new Style trim level and the GT Line

Business |  Industry |  10.02.21

Novosibirsk Region Recognized Leader in Sausage Production

The Novosibirsk Region was recognized the leader in the production of sausages in the Siberian Federal District at the end of 2020, the press service of the Federal State Statistics Service for the Novosibirsk Region (Novosibirskstat) reports.  The Novosibirsk Region occupies a leading position in the Siberian Federal District for the production of sausages (about

Business |  Industry |  10.02.21

‘Kalashnikov’ Starts Selling TG2 Short Carbine on Russian Market

The “Kalashnikov” group of companies which is part of the ‘Rostec’ state corporation, has begun selling a shortened modification of the latest civilian carbine TG2 chambered for 366TKM on the Russian market, TASS reports with reference to the company’s press service.   The company announced that since February 8, 2021, in the “Kalashnikov” brand zones throughout