Russia News Source – RIA: June 5th, 2009!
President Dmitry Medvedev told Russia’s main economic forum on Friday that the current global financial crisis has yet to reach its lowest point.
Russia’s capital inflow at $2 bln in May:
Foreign capital inflow into Russia reached over $2 billion in May, Central Bank First Deputy Chairman Alexei Ulyukayev said on Friday.
Russia’s largest brewery to cut investments by two thirds in 2009:
Russia’s largest brewery Baltika will reduce investments by three two thirds to 100 million euros in 2009, the company’s president said on Friday.
Russia says $75 per barrel reasonable price for oil:
A reasonable price for oil is at least $75 per barrel, Russia’s first deputy prime minister said on Friday adding that production could drop in Russia if the credit crisis persists.
ISS astronauts to test new Russian spacesuits:
Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station will conduct a spacewalk on Friday to install new equipment and test new Russian-made spacesuits, Russia’s Mission Control said.
Mother follows jobless daughter in Far East suicide death leap:
A 51-year-old woman leapt from her 10th floor apartment a day after her daughter committed suicide after being sacked from debt-ridden air carrier Dalavaia, a police source said on Friday.
UN Security Council ‘close’ to adopting resolution on N. Korea:
The five permanent members of the UN Security Council ‘are close’ to passing a draft resolution on N. Korea which includes new sanctions against the reclusive communist regime, Russia’s UN envoy has said.
Protesting workers in northwest Russia paid wage arrears:
Workers at a closed enterprise in Pikalyovo in northwestern Russia were paid over 41 million rubles ($1.3 million) of wage arrears in full on Thursday, a spokeswoman for BasEl Cement said.
Russia not to join OPEC any time soon:
Russia will not join the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries any time soon, the CEO of Russia’s leading independent oil producer said Thursday.
Storm leaves 65 injured in central Russia:
Heavy rain and strong winds have left 65 people injured in central Russia, an emergencies ministry spokesman said on Thursday.