Floating nuclear plant fires up for first time

One of the two 35MW reactors aboard Akademik Lomonosov has achieved a sustained chain reaction

Siemens Gamesa enters Russia with first wind turbine order

It will supply, install and service turbines for the 90MW Azovskaya wind farm

US surpasses Saudi Arabia as world’s top crude oil producer

The trend is expected to continue for the rest of the year as well as through 2019

Environmental lawyers file complaint to block Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

ClientEarth is concerned the project will have an impact on marine wildlife in the Baltic Sea

Russia ‘to hit record oil revenues’

Analytics firm GlobalData expects the nation to see record-breaking revenues over the next six years

Russian coal production to exceed 420m tonnes this year

This figure would beat the previous production record, acheived in 1988

Kalashnikov takes aim at transport sector with new electric car

The manufacturer claims the CV-1 prototype will offer ‘supercar performance’

US and Russia ‘to dominate global pipeline expenditure to 2022’

Analytics firm GlobalData says Canada, China and Nigeria will also make significant investments

Environmental lawyers in push to stop gas pipeline in Finland

The project will consist of two additional pipelines that could transport up to 55 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Russia to the EU

Russia launches floating nuclear power plant

The Akademik Lomonosov is said to be capable of generating enough power for a town of up to 100,000 people