January 7, 2013
The warming of the Arctic region has opened up a new competition for resources, particularly oil, gas and rights to lucrative shipping channels
October 9, 2012
Russian miners are currently not among the highest-paid workers in Russia, as they were in Soviet times. Yet, as Russia continues to develop the production and export of its coal, miners do not stage strikes, blocking bridges or bang their helmets on
May 11, 2012
The world is entering a transition epoch, during which a big war over natural resources and spheres of influence become a virtually inescapable - Viktor Burbaki ponders
April 20, 2012
Electricite de France (EDF) has appeared among the contenders for the stake in Yamal LNG. Its main competitors are investors from Qatar and India.
April 3, 2012
The Cold War for Arctic resources is not just heating up – it’s leading to a growing militarization in the remote North.
March 23, 2012
Building upon its pact to set up a joint plant in Karnataka, the Russian steel giant Severstal is now eying the acquisition of a mid-sized steel producer in India
March 16, 2012
India’s biggest potash importer, state-owned IPL, is deferring deliveries under a contract with Belarusian Potash Company (BPC, Uralkali’s and Belaruskali’s trading subsidiary), said Uralkali sales and marketing director Oleg Petrov.
March 15, 2012
Gazprom is struggling to get a foothold in the Asian markets leading global economic growth
March 14, 2012
Uralkali is cutting first-quarter production by about 40 percent from a year earlier after China and India postponed purchases, its sales director said.
September 30, 2011
India’s age-old ties with Azerbaizan are becoming multi-faceted and acquiring a new energy.
September 8, 2011
Russia and India have set up a joint venture to supply more Russian coal to India.
August 2, 2011
There is no Asian alternative to Russia’s cultural and political orientation toward Europe. But a partial economic reorientation toward Asia does not pose any real risk of disengagement from Europe.
May 26, 2011
Russian companies have intensified their efforts to tap Africa’s mineral resources, according to the African Development Bank.
May 4, 2011
India's surging demand for thermal coal will draw in 1 million to 2 million tons of Russian supply for the first time in 2011 to compete with South African and Indonesian coal.
April 11, 2011
The turmoil in the Middle East should force the West to look at Russia in a new light.
April 1, 2011
Russia is opening the door wider to private investment in natural resources, banking and health care in an effort to lure foreign investors.
March 17, 2011
New technology provides cheaper and more accessible power for mining communities.
February 22, 2011
Companies all over the world are looking for sources of the rare earth metals used in high-tech devices. Some of the biggest stores are in the former Soviet republics of Central Asia.
February 15, 2011
No one in Moscow should rely on oil for future prosperity with the greater availability of shale gas.
February 7, 2011
Mining Russia has the second largest explored reserves of rare earth metals. Great potential for tie-ups with India!