Articles by Lyubov Pronina



G20 Asked to Ease Investment Barriers

  • 12 November 10
  • Bloomberg
Russia is urging the Group of 20's policymakers to remove barriers to long-term investment in developed countries to help emerging economies counter capital inflows as the United States pumps $600 billion into its economy.

Medvedev to Negotiate Over MongoliaТs Mines

  • 25 August 09
  • Bloomberg
Russia wants to accelerate plans for joint projects, including uranium mining and agricultural trade, with MongoliaТs new leadership when President Dmitry Medvedev arrives Tuesday in the capital, Ulan Bator, for a two-day visit.

Putin Lands Energy Deals in Ankara

  • 07 August 09
  • Bloomberg
Turkey agreed to allow its territorial waters to be used for Gazprom and EniТs proposed South Stream pipeline, under an accord signed in Ankara on Thursday.

Aluminum's 'Happy Times' End

  • 02 February 09
  • Bloomberg
Deripaska predicts that aluminum will average $1,600 per ton in the next seven years, contradicting a forecast by Vekselberg.

Putin and Wen, 'Cocky' No More

  • 29 January 09
  • Bloomberg
When Wen Jiabao and Vladimir Putin were invited to speak at the World Economic Forum, China and Russia were supposed to be saviors of the global economy as the United States fell into recession.

MegaFon IPO Backed By Fridman

  • 16 June 08
  • Bloomberg
Billionaire Mikhail Fridman said an initial public offering of MegaFon, the country's third-largest mobile phone company, would give the provider greater opportunities to expand.

Medvedev Warns Ukraine on Gas Prices

  • 07 June 08
  • Bloomberg
President Dmitry Medvedev said Friday that the price Ukraine pays for natural gas would rise ""significantly"" at the start of next year.

UTair Plans to Lease 20 Boeing 737s

  • 26 February 08
  • Bloomberg
UTair, the country's fifth-largest airline, will lease 20 Boeing 737-500 planes by the end of 2009 to replace aging aircraft and boost capacity to meet the country's growing travel demand.

State-Led Drive Aims to Close Technology Gap

  • 06 December 07
  • Bloomberg
The government is focusing attention and funding on making the country a scientific and technological power again.

State-Led Drive Aims to Close Technology Gap

  • 06 December 07
  • Bloomberg
The government is focusing attention and funding on making the country a scientific and technological power again.

MTS to Buy Control Of Armenia Provider

  • 17 September 07
  • Bloomberg
Mobile TeleSystems, the country's largest mobile phone company, will spend up to 310 million euros ($430 million) to buy control of Armenian operator VivaCell, continuing expansion beyond the saturated Russian market, CEO Leonid Melamed said Friday.

Melamed is Nanotech Corp CEO

  • 10 September 07
  • Bloomberg
The former UES executive is put in charge of the state's new $5 billion corporation.

Execs Spend Big on Luxury Jets

  • 24 August 07
  • Bloomberg
Bombardier, Dassault and Embraer are among the firms seeking to cash in on the craze for business jets.

Boeing Wins $3Bln Aeroflot Order

  • 13 June 07
  • Bloomberg
Boeing won an order valued at about $3 billion from Aeroflot for 22 Dreamliners in a possible sign of better relations between the United States and Russia.

Boeing Inks $1.4Bln Volga-Dnepr Deal

  • 13 March 07
  • Bloomberg
Boeing, the world's second-largest maker of commercial aircraft, signed a contract to deliver as many as 10 of its 747 jets to Volga-Dnepr, a Russian cargo carrier whose customers range from NATO to rock stars.

Magna and AvtoVAZ Team Up

  • 27 December 06
  • Bloomberg
Canada's Magna International and AvtoVAZ will build a $1.7 billion car factory in Tolyatti able to produce as many as 500,000 cars per year by 2010, AvtoVAZ chairman Sergei Chemezov said Friday.

Alfa and Arms Trader Set Up Venture

  • 06 December 06
  • Bloomberg
Mikhail Fridman's Alfa Bank is moving into the defense industry through Patriot Capital, a joint venture with state arms trader Rosoboronexport, a key company in President Vladimir Putin's plans to guide the development of strategic industries such as carmaking and aviation.

Loss of Jets Will Hurt Aeroflot, Lebedev Says

  • 10 November 06
  • Bloomberg
The Aeroflot shareholder also says he lost $1 million of his own money trying to save the 787 deal.

Aeroflot Loses Slots for 787 Jets

  • 07 November 06
  • Bloomberg
Aeroflot lost production slots for 22 Boeing 787 planes because the government has yet to approve a proposed order, which may lead to higher prices and longer delivery times.

SuperJet-100 Threatened by U.S. Ban, Sukhoi Says

  • 23 October 06
  • Bloomberg
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft said Friday that U.S. trade sanctions might hamper component supplies for the company's planned SuperJet-100 regional airliner.

Rambler Posts $1.6M H1 Profit

  • 27 September 06
  • Bloomberg
Web ads help the company turn a profit after a $1.5 million loss a year earlier.

Watchdog Probes Phone Firms

  • 18 August 06
  • Bloomberg
The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service began a case against the country's top three mobile phone companies, including Mobile TeleSystems, for setting tariffs between themselves at a lower rate than for competitors.

Russian-Backed Airline to Buy 20 Airbuses

  • 24 July 06
  • Bloomberg
Airbus won a commitment from Blue Wings, a German low-cost airline backed by Russian investors, for 20 single-aisle A320-model aircraft valued at about $1.4 billion as the carrier's owners seek to expand flights in Russia.

Legislators Pass Changes to Allow Svyazinvest Sale

  • 10 July 06
  • Bloomberg
The State Duma on Friday approved amendments to the communications law that will speed up the sale of the government's controlling stake in national fixed-line operator Svyazinvest.

MTS Will Raise Tariffs on July 1

  • 23 June 06
  • Bloomberg
Mobile TeleSystems will raise some tariffs to make up for the loss of revenue from incoming calls after new legislation comes into force next month.