The media learned about the illegal delivery to Russia of Belgian pears at €240 million

Producers of pears in Belgium and the Netherlands in the last four years, has supplied its products to bypass the retaliatory sanctions imposed by Russian government

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Companies from Belgium and the Netherlands recent years continued to supply pears to Russia bypassing sanctions, according to broadcaster RTBF with reference to the survey, which was conducted by the newspaper De Volkskrant. According to preliminary estimates, every year they were sent to Russia about 70 thousand tons of fruit worth about €56 million.

The publication indicates that the producers of the Benelux trafficked pears to Russia through Belarus and Lithuania, presenting the certificates, which show that fruit grown outside the EU. The documents they get from corrupt health authorities in Africa.

The channel claims that the machinations of the Belgians and the Dutch are unable to sell in Russia about half of the volume that was there prior to the introduction of retaliatory sanctions.

The operator announced the stop of gas supply via the Nord stream

Due to a failure in the power supply on the morning of Saturday, November 17, was temporarily stopped pumping gas through the pipeline “Nord stream”. This was reported by the operator Gascade. The cause of the failure the company is not called

The end point of the pipeline “Nord stream” near Greifswald

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A failure in the power supply system led to stop flow of gas through the pipeline “Nord stream” on Saturday, November 17. About it reported in a press release the operator Gascade.

“At about 04:00 in the morning on gasolene station in Greifswald was stopped the supply of natural gas due to a failure in the power supply. Gascade has taken steps for resumption of transportation”, — said in a press release.

The accident occurred at 6:00 and about 13:00 Moscow time, the representative of the company told TASSthat the specialists will continue to work Troubleshooting. According to him, the system is already put into operation, but on the full restoration of supply would take some time.

The representative of the Rybolovlev said the words of the Prince on the sale of FC “Monaco”

Plans for the sale of the football club “Monaco” Dmitry Rybolovlev no, said his spokesman. Earlier, the Prince of Monaco albert II said that if the charges against Rybolovlev confirmed, the businessman should give up the club

Dmitry Rybolovlev (left) and the Prince of Monaco albert II on the match of the group stage of the UEFA Champions League

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Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev is not going to sell the football club “Monaco”, said RBC representative of the businessman. Earlier, the Prince of Monaco albert II said that Rybolovlev, who was suspected of corruption and trading in influence, should give up leadership of the club if he is found guilty.

“As for FC, as Monaco, Dmitry Rybolovlev has no plans to sell the club and intends to continue to support its development, as it has always done, starting from the date of acquisition of the club in 2011,” — said the representative of the billionaire.

According to the representative, “while ongoing legal proceedings, Dmitry Rybolovlev does not intend in any way to comment on neither their course nor their situation in Monaco”.

The Prince of Monaco for the first time responded to the case Rybolovlev

According to Prince albert II, a businessman should abandon the football club, if he is found guilty. In Monaco Dmitry Rybolovlev was suspected of corruption and influence-peddling

Dmitry Rybolovlev (left) and Prince albert II (right)

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Prince of Monaco albert II in an interview with Mediapart said the situation around Russian businessman and owner of football club “Monaco” Dmitry Rybolovlev, who was suspected of corruption and trading in influence. The Prince believes that, if the fault of the businessman is proved, he should give up leadership of the club.

“We have to wait until the end of the investigation. If all this is proven, I think he needs to go [from the club],” said Prince albert II. “We must respect the presumption of innocence, unless he decides to end his presidency in Monaco, while we can’t rush”, he added.

Russian businessman Dmitry Rybolovlev was arrested on 6 November in Monaco at the request of local prosecutors. As reported by French newspaper Le Monde, in his apartment in Monte Carlo searches were carried out. All actions were taken under investigation on suspicion of corruption and trading in influence, according to the publication.

Exchange without Rosneft: what will happen to the fuel market

“Rosneft” unilaterally stopped trading the fuel on the stock exchange on Friday, it led to higher prices for gasoline and diesel fuel. RBC found out what move the company faces market and Rosneft

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“Rosneft” for two days — 15 and 16 November — has stopped the sale of gasoline and diesel fuel on Sankt-Petersburg international commodity exchange, follows from the data of the auction.

On 16 November, the trading volume amounted to 72,783 tons Is 15% less than November 14, when “Rosneft” even participated in them. On 15 November due to the departure of “Rosneft” to exchange the volume of transactions fell by 19%, to 69,106 thousand tons of oil products.

On 16 November, prices for all types of fuel: gasoline AI-92 rose by 2.28% to 49,702 thousand rbl. for 1 t, AI-95 — by 1.5%, to 52,805 thousand rbl. for 1 t, and winter diesel — on 2,63%, to 55,892 thousand RUB per 1 ton.

The government will discuss an alternative to the export allowance, Railways

Despite the fact that FAS has approved an export premium to the RZD tariffs, the government next week will consider alternative proposals exporters. They suggested to raise a tariff on export, and domestic transportation

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In the government next week will consider proposals of exporters to solve the financial problems of the Railways is the introduction of the export allowance of 8% for freight rates from 2019, told RBC two sources familiar with the case. The representatives of the Vice-premiers Dmitry Kozak (in charge of the industry) and Maxim Akimov declined to comment.

Exporters initiated a discussion in the government of alternative export premium, although the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) Russia has approved her for all goods except petroleum products and aluminium.

Offers exporters the President of RSPP Alexander Shokhin, on 8 November wrote to the President of the government Dmitry Medvedev. They are listed in the minutes of the meeting of the RSPP, on the long-term program of development of Russian Railways until 2025, which is attached to the letter Shokhin (have RBC).

Gasoline prices on the stock exchange rose after the departure of “Rosneft” from the auction

“Rosneft” for the second day in a row did not sell petrol and diesel on the stock exchange on Friday, trading volumes fell by 15%. Fuel prices that were down during the week, resumed growth

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“Rosneft” for the second consecutive day does not sell fuel on Sankt-Petersburg international commodity exchange, follows from the data of the auction.

On Friday, November 16, the volume of trading amounted to 72,783 tons Is 15% less than on 14 November, when Rosneft participated in the auction. The company stopped the sale on 15 November, then the volume of deals fell by 19%, to 69,106 thousand tons of oil products.

16 Nov, prices for all types of fuel: gasoline AI-92 rose by 2.28% to 49,702 thousand rbl. for 1 t, AI-95 — by 1.5%, to 52,805 thousand rbl. for 1 t, and winter diesel — on 2,63%, to 55,892 thousand RUB per 1 ton.

The cause of rising prices — care exchange “Rosneft”, said President of the Independent fuel Union (unites independent of gas stations and traders) Pavel Bazhenov. Theoretically, stock prices had to sink: export alternative (the cost of fuel abroad excluding transport costs and taxes) fell, begins the low season, he says.

If “Rosneft” will not return to the exchange, in a day or two in some regions there is a shortage of fuel, according to the Bazhenov. In Eastern Siberia and the far East the owners of the independent gas stations can buy fuel on the basis of “Rosneft”. If the company does not resume sales of petroleum products will have to carry, for example, from Omsk oil refinery “Gazprom oil”, which will lead to higher prices in retail, explains Bazhenov.

Alexander Voloshin, the Fund has sold its stake in the online fashion boutique

The Foundation Genome Ventures, a partner of which is Alexander Voloshin, came from among the owners of online retailer Aizel.ru who also owns a boutique in Stoleshnikov lane.

Alexander Voloshin

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Founded online store Aizel.ru businesswoman Aysel Trudel consolidated 100% of OOO “Isel.ru”. This follows from the information to the register, change dated September 28, 2018. Earlier 17,82% of the company belonged to the Foundation Genome Ventures, the partners of which are the former head of the presidential administration Alexander Voloshin and former head of investment company UBS Securities of Marlene Manasov.

Trudel RBC confirmed the information that became the sole owner of the company. “It has to do with my appointment to the post of CEO and the consolidation of control in the same hands”, she said.

At Genome Ventures did not respond for a request to RBC. To comments Alexander Voloshin and Marlena manasova failed.

“Aeroflot” will not allow their employees to use smartphones in the office

So the leadership of the country’s largest airline intends to deal with the leaks. The ban will apply to mobile phones and other devices to shoot photos and video and to audio

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The airline “Aeroflot” has prepared the order, which forbid its employees to use in the offices mobile phones with photo, video and audio, and other devices with such functions. About RBC said the representative of “Aeroflot”.

“Order prepared in the framework of the legislation of the Russian Federation, and its purpose — the information security company with state participation. The last case of stuffing in the information field of this order, a copy of which obviously made with a mobile device, clearly shows the correctness of the decision”, — he said.

Earlier information about the company in implementing the initiative appeared in the Twitter the Chairman of the Board of charity Fund “Need help” Mitya Aleshkovsky, who posted a screenshot of the relevant order signed by the head of the company Vitaly Savelyev. In one of the paragraphs of the document says:

Controversial coal: what will end the conflict of the owners of the mines in the Kuzbass

The company “Severny Kuzbass” was put up for sale amid a corporate conflict. Among the potential buyers — businessmen Viktor Nusenkis and Andrey Bokarev, as well as the owner of “Uzhuralzoloto” Konstantin Strukov

Shakhta “Berezovskaya”

(Photo: Coal company “Severny Kuzbass”)

The owners of the company “Northern Kuzbass”, which owns two mines — “Berezovskaya” and “day” (they mined coal used for steel production), and concentrating factory “Northern”, consider the possibility of selling the business. About this RBC reported a source close to the leadership of the company and its consultant.

According to one of interlocutors of RBC, the “Northern Kuzbass” interested in “three or four large holding”. Another source claims that a preliminary agreement on the sale has “one of the Kemerovo businessmen”.

The asset owner is interested in “Juzhuralzolota” Konstantin Strukov, which in 2017 bought mine “Kiselevsky” the holding company “Siberian business Union” by Michael Fedyaeva and Vladimir Gridin, says one of the interlocutors RBC. In addition, it watched the former owner of the mine “Zarechnaya” Victor Nusenkis and co-owner of “Kuzbassrazrezugol” Andrey Bokarev. Representatives of the “Juzhuralzolota” and “Kuzbassrazrezugol” – declined to comment. With Nusenkis could not be reached.