Russia offers Japan bridge to Trans-Siberian Railway in Far East investment charm offensive

The prospect of being able to travel from London to Tokyo without risking wet feet was…

Evraz considers offers for Nakhodka Sea Port in effort to reduce debts

In an attempt to reduce its mounting debts, the Russian steel and mining conglomerate EVRAZ has…

Rosneft and ChemChina sign up to giant FEPCO petrochemical JV

FEPCO: China’s chemical giant ChemChina yesterday agreed to enter into a joint venture  with Rosneft to…

Alrosa launches Eurasian Diamond Centre in Vladivostok as Eastern Economic Forum gets under way

Alrosa, Russia’s largest diamond mining operation, launched the Eurasian Diamond Centre in Vladivostok yesterday to coincide with…

China looks set to relocate key enterprises to Russian Far East

China is set to move a number of enterprises operating in 12 key sectors  to the…

Ukrainian refugess to be offered jobs in Far East resettlement programme

A proposal put forward by MPs in Russia’s Duma to repopulate the country’s Far East region with…

Khabarovsk feels benefits of Chinese investment in Russia’s Far East

Chinese investment in Russia’s Far East now accounts for 45% of all FDI in Khabarovsk and is…

Russia’s Far East Land Bill altered to allow for collectives

Far East Land Bill: Alex Galushka, Minister  for the Development of the Russian Far East. yesterday submitted…

Free Port of Vladivostok secures first investors as Zarubino gets the OK

The Free Port of Vladivostok has attracted its first investors since it secured SEZ status this summer,  in…

First casino opens in Primorye gambling zone

The first casino in the far eastern Primorye gambling zone –  that is being billed as Russia’s…

Vladivostok diamond exchange to open next year

Vladivostok diamond exchange: Plans to open a diamond exchange in the Far Eastern port of Vladivostok by…

Zvezda shipyard to get $900m upgrade

The Kremlin yesterday instructed Rosneftegaz to invest $900m in the construction of   new facilities at the former…

China on side with Putin’s plan for Far East development

Far East development: Russia’s plans to plough investment into the country’s Far Eastern territories is in line…

Putin pledges help for Far East infrastructure to bring in FDI

Far East infrastructure: Russian President Vladimir Putin this week vowed to turn the country’s Far East into…

Rosgeo discovers new coal deposits on Sakhalin Island

Russia’s state-run Rosgeo this week announced that it had discovered significant new coal deposits on Sakhalin Island…

US adds Yuzhno-Kirinskoye oilfield to sanctions list

The US has added Gazprom’s   Yuzhno-Kirinskoye oil and gas field in the Sea of Okhotsk to the list of Russian…

Shell looks to acquire Sakhalin-3 stake through asset swap

In an attempt to consolidate its presence in Russia’s oil and gas sector, Royal Dutch Shell…

Chinese consider putting up cash for Lena bridge

Lena bridge:  A group of Chinese companies including  the China Railway Construction Corporation, China Development Bank (CDB), Hua…

Russia invites Japan to co-develop disputed Kuril Islands

Russia would welcome Japan’s  participation in its plans to improve living standards on the disputed Kuril Islands, Sakhalin’s…

30m Russians interested in Far East land handout , claim pollsters

Around 30 million  (mainly young ) Russians, would move thousands of miles to take advantage of the governments’s Far…

Russia claims new type of diamond discovered from Tolbachik volcano

The  Russian Ministry of Science is claiming that geologists have discovered a new type of diamond that…

Asian investors drawn to Russia’s new TAD Far East economic zones

TAD: Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has officially launched the country’s first three Territories of Accelerated Development (TADs),  the new…

Huafen and Rubicon to invest $270m in Far East open-cast coal mine

Far East open-cast coal mine: China’s Huafen and  Russia’s Rubicon are to invest $270 million in a new…

Vladivostok free port status worth over $1bn and 50 ,000 jobs, claims mayor

Vladivostok free port: If Vladivostok is granted free port status this summer, the Far Eastern port stands…