Russia’s top lender expects country’s digital economy to reach $1.1 trillion by 2025

Sberbank expects Russia’s digital economy to reach 65 trillion rubles ($1.1 trillion) by 2025, Chief Executive Officer of the country’s top lender Herman Gref said Thursday. “When developing our strategy we tried to make projections for digital economy. In our view, it may amount to about 65 trillion rubles by … More

OpenBio communication platform, October 2018, Koltsovo, Novosibirsk Region

In october 2018 science town Koltsovo in Russia, Novosibirsk Region, is organising OpenBio communication platform – complex of events in the sphere of life sciences. OpenBio is dedicated to commercialization of ideas and business development in biotechnology. OpenBio communication platform includes international congress where several open discussions, exposition of biotech … More

The Second Eurasian Bread Forum “BREAD MEANS PEACE”, 15-17 May, 2018

The Second Eurasian Bread Forum “BREAD MEANS PEACE” will take place in Moscow at VDNH Pavilllion Expocetre on May 15-17, 2018. Russian Guild of Bakers and Confectioners is a non-commercial partnership that represents interests of Russian baking companies who manufacture bread, bakery and confectionery products. It was established in March … More

Press-release «Hotelympia 2018»

On the 5-8th of March the Russian Trade Delegation in the UK took part in the exhibition “Hotelympia” 2018 that was held in ExCeL centre in London. “Hotelympia” is the unique international hospitality and foodservice event that brings together best industry professionals worldwide. “Hotelympia” attracts more than 26 000 visitors … More

Russia Country Report Mar18 – March, 2018

Preliminary figures from Rosstat show that Russia’s economy turned the corner in 2017 and GDP grew by 1.5%, slightly less than nearly all forecasters had expected. Recovery was relatively slow given that the oil price rose by over 25% from 2016. And growth was slowing again as the year ended: … More

Exhibition VIETNAM-EXPO-SIBERIA, 28-30 May 2018

The exhibition VIETNAM-EXPO-SIBERIA will take place in Novosibirsk Expo Centre on 28-30 of May 2018. This event is a meeting place for suppliers, buyers, specialists, decision-makers, consultants, representatives of state structures and mass media of Russia and Vietnam. Main goals of the exhibition: – Creating of conditions for the development … More

SPIEF 2018: France as a guest country

Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation Anton Kobyakov held a meeting in Moscow with French Ambassador to Russia Sylvie Bermann. The agenda included comprehensive issues concerning preparations for French President Emmanuel Macron’s participation in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2018) as part of his visit to … More

Sberbank shrugs off Brexit fears by doubling capital of its London business

Russia’s biggest lender Sberbank has shrugged off concerns about both Brexit and sanctions by committing another £40mn ($56mn) to its troubled London investment bank, bne IntelliNews can reveal. A filing made by the bank on February 8 with UK Companies House shows that £40mn was injected by the parent in … More

The Russian Business Week in London, 16-17, 23-24 February 2018

The Russian Business Week is RB&C’s most prominent event of the year. Run solely by students, this conference forms a unique platform where business, politics, culture and the economy are debated and analysed from every perspective. It is not just about Russia – it is about economic and political experiences, … More

AZBUKA becomes the UK’s first approved Russian-English bilingual school

The Azbuka School in South West London has been given high ratings across all four areas examined by Ofsted, following a successful inspection by the official government auditor of education standards. The assessment of “good” for overall effectiveness was matched by the same positive judgement for each of the four … More