AvtoVAZ plans to resume production of Lada Granta on June 8

AvtoVAZ plans to resume assembly of Lada Granta cars on June 8, TASS reports with reference to the company’s press service. “AvtoVAZ is starting preparations for the resumption of car production on the Granta line. Today, June 3, welding of bodies started, on June 7 the painting line will be filled. The release of the […]

Biden assured NATO allies of protection from Russia

The United States does not plan to engage in hostilities against Russia in Ukraine, but will defend the territory of NATO allies if necessary, US President Joe Biden said, according to the TASS news agency. “We will not wage war against Russia in Ukraine. A direct confrontation between NATO and Russia is a third world […]

TASS: McDonald`s restaurants may open in Russia in a month and a half

McDonald’s restaurants, which will temporarily close in Russia from March 14, may reopen until May, a source close to the company told TASS. “According to experts, the solution of such problems that have arisen before the company may take about a month and a half, 45 days,” the agency’s interlocutor said. Earlier, McDonald`s did not […]

Macron urged Europe to be ready for any scenario with gas supplies from Russia

Europe needs to be ready for any scenario in the development of the situation in the issue of Russian gas supplies, French President Emmanuel Macron said before the start of the extraordinary EU summit in Versailles, TASS reports. “The question remains whether Russia will at some point apply pressure and use gas supplies as leverage. […]

Nickel in the course of trading for the first time rose to $100,000 per ton

The cost of nickel on the London Metal Exchange (LME) exceeded $100,000 per ton, TASS reports citing the exchange data. By 09:09 Moscow time, the metal rose in price by 110.8% to $101,350 per ton, by 10:05 Moscow time nickel was trading at $82,340 per ton (+71.26%). On Feb. 21, nickel traded at $25,000 a […]

Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Bennett meet in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett are holding talks in the Kremlin, TASS reports citing Russian leader Dmitry Peskov’s press secretary. “The situation around Ukraine is being discussed,” Peskov told reporters. He added that the parties do not plan to make statements to the media following the meeting. On March 2, […]

Heineken will stop beer exports and investment projects in Russia

The Dutch brewing company Heineken suspends the export of beer to Russia and investment projects in the country, TASS reports citing the concern’s press service. All Russian factories, operational and commercial divisions of the company continue to work as usual, which is facilitated by a high level of localization of production, purchases of raw materials […]

Montenegro closed the sky for Russian aircraft

The Montenegrin authorities have decided to close the airspace for Russian aircraft, TASS writes with reference to the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic on the national television of the country. Montenegro has become one of the European countries that banned flights to Russian aircraft due to the start of a […]