March 15, 2013
Gazprom has come under a barrage of criticism for its multibillion projects to build new pipelines to Europe at a time when its exports to the continent have dwindled
January 17, 2013
The state programme proposal calls for increasing the population in the Far East and the Lake Baikal area from the current 10.9 million to 12.4 million by the time of its completion
November 22, 2012
Decaying infrastructure, extreme weather conditions, a decreasing population and the legacy of Soviet economic planning all blight the Far East
October 1, 2012
Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Sunday that preparations for the 2018 World Cup would cost 600 billion rubles ($19 billion), about double the estimate that then-Prime Minister Vladimir Putin gave when Russia was awarded the monthlong football tourn
September 20, 2012
Authorities toying with the thought of slashing tax burden in easternmost provinces to spur private enterprise, investment appeal and potential for trade with China and Indonesia
September 5, 2012
Several developmental projects await Vladivostok and other areas in the Russian Far East as Moscow wakes up to their strategic importance
August 24, 2012
Free catered meals at next month's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vladivostok will include blini but no borsch
December 8, 2011
A Russian or foreign company, resident of a special economic zone, can save up to 30 percent of its cost through tax relief, customs benefits and immediate access to utilities.
December 2, 2011
Besides the notorious Kalashnikov, Russia’s gun market is flooded with firearm imports from Austria, Britain, Finland and Germany. The idea of Alexei Sorokin is to compete with imports by offering “higher quality at a reasonable price.”
November 9, 2011
What economic consequences will Russia's accession to WTO result in?
August 12, 2011
Mil, Kamov, the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant and the Kazan Helicopter Plant produced 214 helicopters last year, up from 183 the year before, accounting for 13.5 percent of worldwide helicopter sales in value terms.
September 6, 2010
With a push from Medvedev's modernisation plan, Russian government pledges $3.6 bn for research in new generation nuclear technologies