Russia to launch economic projects in Far East in 2015 — presidential envoy

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia to launch economic projects in Far East in 2015 — presidential envoy 

VLADIVOSTOK, Feb. 2 — The Russian government will start implementing economic projects in the country’s Far East in 2015, Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Yury Trutnev said on Monday.

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Russia’s major brewery Baltika closes 2 plants as beer market slumps

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia’s major brewery Baltika closes 2 plants as beer market slumps 

MOSCOW, Jan. 29 — Baltika, a leading Russian beer company with a market share of about 40%, said on Thursday it will close down two breweries and lay off 560 employees amid deteriorating market conditions.

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