Articles by Kirill Khripunov



Cherney Faces Travel Restrictions

Michael Cherney, also known as Mikhail Chernoi, said accusations of money laundering were engineered by Oleg Deripaska, with whom Cherney has an ongoing dispute over a stake in United Company RusAl.

RusAl to List in Paris and Hong Kong

The company plans to sell a 10 percent stake simultaneously in Hong Kong and Paris, but it is not yet clear how the stake will be divided.

RusAl IPO Planned for Paris and Hong Kong

RusAl plans to sell a 10 percent stake simultaneously in Hong Kong and Paris, but it is not yet clear how the stake will be divided, a source close to RusAl's shareholders told Vedomosti.

Putin Looks for Yamal Partners

The prime minister will meet Thursday with executives from Shell, Exxon, E.On and other gas companies as part of a search for foreign partners to develop the gas fields on the Yamal Peninsula.

Putin to Help Gazprom, Novatek Find Foreign Investor

Putin will meet with the heads of several of the world’s biggest energy companies on Thursday in Salekhard, Yamal, to discuss two gas fields owned by Gazprom and Novatek.

Chemezov Wants to Boost KamAZ Stake

State corporation Russian Technologies is looking to purchase a 13 percent stake in automaker KamAZ in a move to try to obtain control of the plant.

Russian Technologies Seeks Control of KamAZ

An Interfax source said the controlling stake in the truck maker could be bought for $300 million to $320 million, valuing KamAZ at $2.3 billion to $2.5 billion.

Oil Tax Plan Would Ease Burden on New Fields

The majority of new oil projects in Russia will not be profitable even with oil prices at $150 per barrel, according to an Energy Ministry proposal on how to reduce taxes at undeveloped fields.