Category Archives: Gazprom

What to Make of Putin’s Anti-Offshore Crusade

Last month, PM Putin addressed the Government Commission on Electricity Generation. At the meeting, Putin launched into a searing critique of Russian companies using offshore “front companies.” Indeed, Putin noted, “Taking the Russian economy and its strategic sectors out of … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Business and Economy, corruption, Dmitry Medvedev, Gazprom, goskorporatsii, legal update, offshore, PM Putin, President Medvedev, Rostekhnologii, russia, state corporations, utilities companies, Vedomosti, Vladimir Putin, war on corruption | 2 Comments

Strategic Sectors Law Update – Second Meeting of 2011

On July 20, 2011, the Commission on Foreign Investments met for the second time this year and reviewed 13 applications from foreign investors wishing to pursue business projects in Russia. Deals Reviewed Total S.A.–20.5%–>OAO “Yamal LNG” This is part of … Continue reading

Posted in Business and Economy, economics, Foreign direct investment, foreign investment, Gazprom, Gazprombank, Law, legal update, legislation, Novatek, offshore, oligarchs, russia, Russian economy, strategic industries, Timchenko

Exclusive – Gazprom Dress Code for Female Workers

Posting from the Honolulu Apple Store – just wanted to get this up before [I think] anybody else. This is the Gazprom dress code for female workers, which just happened to find its way into my inbox today. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Medvedev on Political Nihilism, National Projects, Gazprom, and the Media

For lack of material to create an original post this week, here is my translation of an article that was published on Rossiiskaya Gazeta’s website today, which contains excerpts from an interview that First Vice-Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev did with … Continue reading

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Medvedev on Political Nihilism, National Projects, Gazprom, and the Media

For lack of material to create an original post this week, here is my translation of an article that was published on Rossiiskaya Gazeta’s website today, which contains excerpts from an interview that First Vice-Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev did with … Continue reading

Posted in elections, Gazprom, media, Medvedev, translation | 2 Comments