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Russian Shipping Giant Sovcomflot Want At Least $500 Million in IPO

Ship in icy water

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 By Olga Popova, Gleb Stolyarov and Abhinav Ramnarayan MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Sovcomflot plans to raise at least $500 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on the Moscow Exchange, Russia’s top shipping company said on Tuesday, in a deal that could value it at roughly $10 billion according to sources. The move by the state-controlled firm …

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Russian Elite Given Experimental Covid-19 Vaccine Since April

Vladimir Putin. Other men in suits. Flag

BLOOMBERG, JULY 20, 2020 Officials, executives given early access during testing | Russia aims to begin mass inoculations as early as September By Stepan Kravchenko, Yuliya Fedorinova, and Ilya Arkhipov for Bloomberg – Scores of Russia’s business and political elite have been given early access to an experimental vaccine against Covid-19, according to people familiar with the effort, as the country races to …

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Russia offered Afghan militants bounties to kill U.S. troops: NY Times

U.S. troops assess the damage to an armored vehicle of NATO-led military coalition after a suicide attack in Kandahar province

REUTERS, JUNE 27, 2020 WASHINGTON – U.S. intelligence has concluded that the Russian military offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants in Afghanistan to kill American troops and other coalition forces, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing officials briefed on the matter. A Russian military intelligence unit linked to assassination attempts in Europe had offered rewards for successful attacks last …

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LEAKED VIDEO: Truck plows through vehicles in Russia after brake failure

Screen grab. Truck on bridge. Cars. Road work

PortandTerminal.com, June 16, 2020 MOSCOW – A truck suffering an apparent brake failure plowed through traffic that was slowed by bridge works in Russia today. Two people are reported to have been killed and seven others injured in the incident. Other articles you may find interesting VIDEO: Liquified Gas Truck Blast on China Highway Kills 19 and Injures Dozens Leaked …

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Russia’s Coronavirus Cases Surge to 485K Yet Moscow Cancels Quarantine. Why?

People walk around Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure after quarantine restrictions were partially lifted in Moscow on June 8, 2020.

PortandTerminal.com, June 9, 2020 MOSCOW – Moscow has lifted its lockdown despite Russia reporting thousands of new daily cases. Starting Tuesday, Moscow, the epicenter of Russia’s pandemic with around half of the country’s total cases, began to cancel its quarantine measures which included a digital pass system to regulate residents’ movement around the city and restrictions on walks outside. Life for …

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War games between Iran, China and Russia announced

PortandTerminal.com, December 6, 2019 Iran will hold joint naval drills with China and Russia starting on December 27, the head of Iran’s navy said on Tuesday during a meeting with a Chinese military official TEHRAN, IRAN – On December 27, Iran will conduct joint war games with China and Russia. The games will take place on land, sea, and air …

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Ukraine says Russia returned ships in bad condition. Missing toilets, lamps…

Reuters, November 20, 2019 Three Ukrainian naval ships that were seized by Russia nearly a year ago have been returned. “The Russians ruined them – even took off lamps, power outlets and toilets,” said one authority KIEV, UKRAINE – Ukrainian naval ships, captured by Russia last November and released on Tuesday to be returned to Ukraine, are in very poor …

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Planeloads of cash from Russia have been shipped to Venezuela to sanctions

PortandTerminal.com, November 3, 2019 Venezuela kept afloat thanks to $315 million in cash sent from Russia, customs records suggest MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Bloomberg is reporting that Russia shipped hundreds of millions of dollars to Venezuela to help the beleaguered government of Nicolas Maduro evade US sanctions. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro: A little punch-drunk but still ready for a fight A …

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