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Russian information channel “Russia 24” is the undisputed leader of fieldwork with the most important events – maximum live broadcasts, crews in the very action, access to true-to-fact information.

Three quarters of Russians note that “Russia 24” is the main source of information for them and more than half of the respondents states that they watch the TV channel regularly.

According to the information and analytics system Medialogiya, “Russia 24” holds the highest citation index among Russian TV channels.

TV channel “Russia 24” has created a single information space in the country, providing one-time access to the news to everyone from Kamchatka to Kaliningrad.

Business FM – Russia’s first business radio station.
Broadcasts in Moscow at the frequency of 87.5 FM
St. Petersburg – 107.4 FM
Ufa – 107.5 FM
Kaliningrad – 101.8 FM
Ekaterinburg – 99.4 FM
Krasnoyarsk – 104.2 FM
Сhelyabinsk – 100.8 FM
Nizhny Novgorod – 107.8 FM
Novosibirsk – 105.7 FM
Kazan – 93.5 FM

Business FM provides an exclusive product for a small but influential section of the general public, which must have instant access to financial news. Business FM belongs to the RUMEDIA group of companies.

S&P Global Platts is the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to the markets. Founded in 1909, Platts’ coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping. A division of S&P Global, Platts is headquartered in London and employs over 1,000 people in more than 15 offices worldwide.

Thomson Reuters is one of the world’s most trusted provider of answers, helping professionals operating in complex arenas to make confident decisions and run better businesses. Across law, tax, compliance, government, and media our team of experts brings together information, intuitive technology and authoritative insight. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI).

Refinitiv is one of the world’s foremost providers of financial market data and infrastructure solutions, serving over 40,000 institutions in more than 150 countries. It provides leading data and insights, trading platforms, and infrastructure solutions for market data and open technology platforms to support and connect a thriving global financial market community. This in turns drives performance in trading, investment, wealth management and management of enterprise risk, the fight against financial crime, regulatory compliance and market data management.

Established in 1904, TASS is a Russian government-run news agency and an integral part of the global media network.

The news agency employs more than 1,800 staff members at its 60 foreign and 70 domestic offices that keep TASS’ online operations functioning round-the-clock.

Its vast reference database and unique photo archive enable news items to be coupled with images and an in-depth historical background in the blink of an eye.

Every year TASS arranges hundreds of educational and awareness promotional events featuring Russian and foreign political figures, top managers of Russian and foreign companies, cultural workers, scientists and athletes.

The news wire distributes its products by subscription among the Russian and foreign mass media, federal and regional governmental agencies, diplomatic missions, business and financial circles, non-governmental organizations and many other clients.

TASS is a pro-active and influential member of global and regional media organizations and maintains partnerships with more than 60 news agencies worldwide.

Interfax is the leading information group in the CIS and the recognized leader of the B2B segment of Russia’s information market.

Interfax dates back to 1989 with the founding of the Interfax News Agency, which became the country's first non-governmental outlet for up-to-the-minute political and economic news.

Interfax is the most frequently cited source for information on Russia and the CIS in media around the world and the most popular newswire service on the Russian financial market.

Interfax develops professional information solutions that help companies operate in the financial and commodity markets, enabling them to make investment decisions, manage risk, organize external communications, and fulfill regulatory requirements.

Interfax's best-known IT services include SPARK (counterparty risk management), SCAN (media analysis and monitoring), ASTRA (analytical solution for compliance with Russian law on transfer pricing), X-Compliance (Know Your Customer solution to comply with anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing legislation), SPARK-Marketing (analysis of commodity markets), Regulatory news disclosure center (e-DISCLOSURE.RU), RU DATA (reference data and analytics).

Interfax develops partnerships with the world’s leading brands.

Working with Sberbank of Russia and Experian, Interfax created the United Credit Bureau, Russia’s market leader for consumer credit information. Interfax's joint venture with Dun & Bradstreet, another international information market leader, provides business information.

Rossiya Segodnya is an international media group with a mission to provide prompt and balanced coverage of international affairs and a range of perspectives on key events. Rossiya Segodnya provides several information resources, including RIA Novosti, RIA Novosti Sport, RIA Novosti Real Estate, Prime, RIA Rating, InoSMI and the Social Navigator. The Sputnik international news agency and radio represents the media group outside Russia.

SIBUR is the leader in the Russian petrochemical industry and one of the largest companies globally in this sector. It has more than 26,000 employees. The company’s unique vertically integrated business model allows it to create highly competitive products consumed in the chemical, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), automotive, construction, energy and other industries in 80 countries worldwide.

SIBUR helps to reduce CO2 emissions stemming from the burning of oil extraction by-products, such as associated petroleum gas (APG), by recycling them instead. In 2018, SIBUR processed 22.3 billion cubic metres of APG, which cut greenhouse gas emissions by 72 million tonnes, equivalent to the annual CO2 footprint of a mid-sized European country.

In 2018, SIBUR reported a revenue of USD 9.1 billion and adjusted EBITDA of USD 3.3 billion.

Dmitry Konov — Chairman of the Management Board, SIBUR Holding

In order to implement the state policy on the provision of high-quality housing, elimination of dilapidated housing and modernisation of housing and utilities, a state-run corporation known as the Housing and Utilities Reform Fund was established in 2007.

Currently, the Fund’s key objectives are:

  • implementation of the federal project Ensuring Sustainable Reduction of Uninhabitable Housing Stock, which is part of the Housing and Urban Environment national project and is aimed at rehousing 660,000 people from almost 12 million square meters of dilapidated dwelling space by 1 September 2025
  • participation in implementing the Pure Water and Clean Volga federal projects, which form part of the Ecology national project. These projects are aimed at providing more people in Russia with high-quality drinking water and at facilitating a three-fold reduction in the dumping of polluted sewage water into the Volga River.
Konstantin Tsytsyn — General Director, Housing and Utilities Reform Fund

TATNEFT is one of the largest oil companies in Russia that is steadily developing upstream and downstream operations, petrochemicals, tire manufacturing, and a network of fuel and service stations and service companies. TATNEFT also has a stake in the financial banking and insurance sector.
In order to gain a competitive edge, maintain its leading position in the industry and drive sustainable growth, the TATNEFT Group Strategy up to 2030 has been developed. This strategy is focused on maximizing the shareholder value of the company. The revised strategy calls for increased oil production up to 38.4 million tonnes of crude oil with a 100 percent reserve replacement rate, continued diversification of business, further growth in investment efficiency, reduction in the environmental footprint, and provision of a safe and healthy work environment.
The accomplishments attained in production operations, environmental compliance, and community support activities as well as the high level of corporate governance, openness and transparency of the company are highly valued by its shareholders, business partners and the investment community in general.

Nail Maganov — General Director of Tatneft

FGC UES (a member of Rosseti Group) is one of the world’s largest public electric grid companies based on power line length and transformer capacity. It was established in 2002 as part of the restructuring of the electric power industry, when it was designated monopoly operator of the Unified National Electric Grid. FGC’s area of responsibility covers 145.9 thousand km of high-voltage transmission lines and 958 substations with a total installed capacity of 352 thousand MVA. The company ensures that consumers in 79 Russian regions have access to a reliable energy supply. Rosseti owns 80.13% of shares in the company. FGC employs 22 thousand people.

Andrey Murov — Chairman of FGC UES Management Board

RusHydro is Russia’s largest generating company, ranking first in Russia and fourth worldwide in terms of hydro generation, and a leader in renewable energy production in Russia, which amounts to 78% of RusHydro’s energy balance.

The Russian Federation owns 60.56% of the company’s share capital.

RusHydro Group brings together over 400 generation facilities with an installed capacity of 39.7 GW, R&D, engineering, and electricity retail companies.

Nikolay Shulginov — President and CEO of RusHydro

SUEK is one of the world’s largest coal companies and the leading coal, heat and electricity producer in Russia.

SUEK is the largest supplier of thermal coal to the Russian market and it also sells coal in 42 countries through own extensive sales and distribution network.

  • No. 1 in Russia and No. 6 globally by coal output – 110.4 Mt in 2018
  • No. 3 globally by international sales – 55.4 Mt in 2018
  • No. 5 globally by coal reserves – 5.2 Bt in accordance with the JORC Code
  • No. 3 by heat generation in Russia – over 46 Gcal in 2018
  • The leading heat and electricity producer in Siberia – 9.2 GW installed electric capacity
  • 24 generating units and over 5 million customers in Russia
  • 27 open pits and underground mines
  • 64,000 employees
Vladimir Rashevsky — Chairman of the Management Board, Chief Executive Officer

Kazan Public Joint Stock Company ‘Organichesky Sintez’ is one of the largest chemical companies in the Russian Federation (affiliated with TAIF Group).

TAIF Group, composed of 43 subsidiary and associated companies, operates in many sectors, with a focus on the oil and gas processing, petrochemistry, power, construction, investment, and service industries. All of the companies are closely interconnected in terms of economics, engineering, technology, and management.

Kazanorgsintez PJSC produces 40% of the total polyethylene output and 100% of polycarbonates produced in Russia. The company’s product range includes polyethylene, bisphenol A, polycarbonate, and PE pipes. Its total annual yield is 1.7 million tonnes. Kazanorgsintez PJSC is the largest PE exporter among Russian producers and sells its products in 31 countries.

Farid Minigulov — General Director of Kazanorgsintez PJSC

Irkutsk Oil Company (INK) is one of the largest independent oil and gas producers in Russia. INK and its subsidiaries (INK Group) focus mainly on the geological study, exploration and production of crude oil, condensate and natural gas in Irkutsk Oblast and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

Each year, INK increases oil exploration and production, incorporates advanced technologies to enhance oil recovery, and reaches new heights in terms of health, safety, and environmental responsibility. The Group works continuously to improve internal corporate processes and staff training and development policies and cooperates with numerous governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Irkutsk Oil Company LLC, the Group’s main producing business, strengthened its position in the Russian oil and gas industry thanks to its highly motivated team and the use of advanced technologies.

INK is honoured to partner with some of the most successful and influential organizations in Russia and abroad, including the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Goldman Sachs International, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC), Sberbank, ITOCHU and INPEX Corporation. INK’s achievements would not be possible without their generous support.

Marina Sedykh — CEO, Irkutsk Oil Company LLC

Inter RAO is a diversified energy holding working in various segments of the Russian and international electric power industries. Inter RAO is a leading exporter and importer of electric energy in Russia and is actively involved in increasing electricity generation and sales and developing new lines of business.

The corporate strategy of Inter RAO is focused on making Inter RAO a global energy enterprise, a key player in the global energy market, and the leading Russian energy company by energy efficiency. Inter RAO Group owns and operates approximately 33,2 GW of installed power generating capacity.

Boris KOVALCHUK — CEO and Chairman of the Management Board, Inter RAO

Inter RAO Electric Power Plants manages Russian power generation facilities belonging to the Inter RAO Group (excluding power plants in Omsk Region, Tomsk Region and Bashkortostan).

Inter RAO Electric Power Plants runs 21 plants with 22.6 GW of combined power generation capacity.

We are focused on optimising our asset management system, reducing administrative expenses and investing in new power generation assets with careful investment expense control.

Alexandr Koreshev — CEO at Inter RAO Electric Power Plants

Kommersant is one of the first independent media companies founded in Russia. For almost 30 years, the journalists of Kommersant, the first business daily in Russia, have been guided by the principles of impartiality, dependability and speed, which have helped Kommersant to remain one of the most reliable and influential media outlets.

Apart from its daily broadsheet, the company also publishes the weekly magazine Ogonyok, the weekly lifestyle magazine Kommersant WEEKEND, the monthly automobile magazine Kommersant AUTOPILOT, the supplements Kommersant DENGI and Kommersant KIDS, and the monthly lifestyle and fashion colour supplement Kommersant STYLE.

Kommersant has been online since 1995, and Kommersant FM radio was launched in 2010.

Kommersant apps can be downloaded on mobile devices operating on Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, Android and iOS platforms.

The Russian national daily newspaper Izvestiya was first published on 13 March 1917, and has been regularly published ever since, remaining faithful to its name for a whole century.

Rossiyskaya Gazeta is a modern multimedia group that on a daily basis provides readers with up- to-date, reliable and pertinent information about Russian regional and federal affairs and worldwide events.

The newspaper and its online platforms publish news, features, exclusive interviews and comments from public officials and influential people from the world of business, politics and culture.

Today Rossiyskaya Gazeta has the highest readership in the daily sociopolitical and business newspaper segment. It is also a leader in terms of media citations.

The Rossiyskaya Gazeta media holding includes:

  • Rossiyskaya Gazeta – Daily social and political newspaper
  • Rossiyskaya Gazeta - Nedelya – Weekly issue
  • Rodina – Monthly historical magazine
  • RG.RU – Online portal
  • Rossiyskaya Gazeta supplements – Special colour thematic supplements

The Komsomolskaya Pravda publishing house is a major Russian media holding. It consists of the daily and weekly newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda, the magazine TV Programme, and the weekly newspaper Express Gazeta. The group's portfolio also includes the websites KP.RU, and, and the radio station Komsomolskaya Pravda, which is broadcasted federally.

The Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper is distributed in more than 450 cities across 85 Russian regions. The KP Digests are published in 47 countries from Australia to Canada.

The KP.RU website is in the top 3 in Russia in terms of audience reach in the Media and News category. Every day 3,300,000 people visit KP.RU.

The Komsomolskaya Pravda radio station broadcasts across 400 Russian cities. Twice a Radio Station Awards winner in the ‘Best news radio station’ category (2014, 2015), and the ‘Best business radio station’ category (2016).

EXPERT is an exclusive business weekly covering economics, business, social and political processes. Over the years, EXPERT has become not just a magazine, but a business partner for hundreds of business owners, top managers and executives at various levels all over the country.

EXPERT does not limit itself to simple facts and figures; it provides readers comprehensive and reliable information with analyses, forecasts, rankings, articles on current trends and the state of industry, and interviews with key figures in the business community. The magazine is fully independent and is gaining reputation every day.

LUKOIL is one of the largest international private vertically-integrated oil and gas companies, accounting for over 2% of global oil production and about 1% of proved hydrocarbon reserves.

With the exploration, production and marketing of oil, gas, petroleum and petrochemical products being LUKOIL Group’s core businesses, the company plays a key role in Russia’s fuel and energy market. One of the largest taxpayers in this country, LUKOIL produces and refines 15% of oil in Russia.

Operating in six federal districts (65 regions) of the Russian Federation and over thirty countries worldwide, LUKOIL is continuously expanding its geographic presence.

The company makes significant investments in environmental protection every year. LUKOIL has always been an active sponsor and donator, supporting various socially significant projects and initiatives in the regions where it operates.

Vagit Alekperov — President of PJSC LUKOIL, Executive member of the Board of Directors of PJSC LUKOIL, Chairman of the Management Committee of PJSC LUKOIL

Zarubezhneft is a leading Russian vertically integrated state oil and gas company having unique experience of operation in various regions of the world.

Since 1967, the Company has implemented large-scale oil and gas projects in more than 30 countries of the world, including Algeria, Angola, Vietnam, India, Yemen, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Cuba, Syria and others.

Zarubezhneft possesses high professional competencies and front-end solutions in the area of hydrocarbons fields development both offshore and onshore. Currently the Company’s activities are aimed at the development of oil producing and refining projects in Vietnam, the Balkans, Uzbekistan, Cuba and in the Russian Federation.

The Company is distinguished by operational and organizational efficiency. Environmental and industrial safety is our unconditional priority. Zarubezhneft is the leader in integrating the global zero injury rate initiative “Vision Zero” in Russia.

100% of Zarubezhneft’s shares are in federal ownership. The Company is included into the list of the strategic importance enterprises of the Russian Federation.

RussNeft was founded by Mikhail Gutseriev in 2002 and ranks among the top 10 largest oil companies in Russia in terms of oil production.

Nowadays RussNeft comprises oil and gas companies operating in 8 Russian regions and the CIS countries.

Over 10,000 highly qualified employees are involved in the development of the reserves of 592.5 million tonnes of oil (AB1+ B2).

The actual business model of RussNeft is production-oriented. The company is now focused on the optimization of operations with existing assets that meet its strategic priorities, the more intensified development of existing licensed areas given the geological structure of reserves and their growth within the oilfields of the Group.

One of the main goals of RussNeft in the near future is to improve its production efficiency.

Evgeny Tolochek — President of PJSC RussNeft

Rambler News Service (RNS; part of the company Rambler&Co) is a rapidly growing agency, specializing in providing in-depth and engaging analysis of current affairs in Russia and beyond, exclusive economic news, and related multimedia content.

The agency’s website is home to the latest news, interviews, and information on appointments and resignations, as well as topical commentary from leading business, economic and political experts.

Our team of seasoned specialists report on the economy, policies, and everything in between, delivering content for eleven different news feeds: Economy, Society, Finance, the Energy Sector, the Internet, Industry, Consumer Markets, IT and Media, Transport, Sports Economics, and Regional Economics.

Snob is a media project that includes the online edition of, the quarterly print magazine Snob, a private club with a blog platform, the annual ‘Made in Russia’ Award and a content bureau.

The project was founded in 2008.

The mission of the project is to expand ideas about how our country lives, what its real interests and true heroes are, to join and direct own media features and brainpower to shape the image of New Russia, a talented, beautiful, powerful country of incredible opportunities, following its own independent path, adamant in protecting state interests and national values.

Among the project’s authors are Viktor Jerofejev, Vyacheslav Inozemtsev, Stanislav Belkovsky, Andrei Kurpatov, Dmitry Glukhovsky, Yuri Bogomolov, Konstantin Eggert, Maxim Blunt and many others.

More than 5 million people read the every month, and over 15 million people follow the project’s social media.

Monthly Snob is listed in the TOP-5 of the most cited journal media.

The TV channel PRO BUSINESS (Moscow, Russia) is completely focused on entrepreneurship, interactions between business and government, and the development of Russia’s economic and investment potential.

The channel broadcasts over 200 professional and industrial TV programmes, as well as business and economic programmes.

The channel’s writers and hosts are the general directors of companies in the real sector, leading entrepreneurs, and public figures.

The subjects and participants of the programmes include heads of the largest Russian and international companies, governors of regions and heads of republics, middle and high-ranking officials from ministries and agencies, leaders of public business organizations, associations, and unions, heads of State Duma and Federation Council committees and commissions, leading entrepreneurs and businessmen, and famous scientists and experts.

The channel airs on cable networks across Russia and on all of the major Internet (online) television platforms. is a fast growing multimedia outlet. The news website was founded in November 2017 by the ANO MediaNews Information and Analysis Centre.

Every day, 24 hours a day, editors cover key events in Russia and around world. The publication is focused on Russian and world politics, macroeconomics and finance, culture and art, sports and technology, health and social affairs. Information, investigations, comments, opinions – offers something for everyone. gets more than 20,000,000 views and 10,000,000 unique visitors per month. is in the top 30 of the most read Russian media outlets and in the top 10 of the most cited internet resources, and is continuing to grow exponentially.

Leading newspaper for Russia’s energy industry.
Published since 2000. Distributed throughout the Russian Federation and the Customs Union.
Information on the state and prospects of the Russian power industry, as well as the oil and gas, chemical, and mining industries, machine and apparatus construction, metallurgy in the power industry; features informative articles and analysis, exclusive interviews, and information on new technologies.
The newspaper’s Expert Council is composed of industry executives and specialists across various fields, from government agencies and research and project offices.
Free and open access to all of the following material is available at daily news, promptly published company press releases, a directory of companies and specialized websites, the newspaper archive, a library of industry regulations, information about industry events and tenders, a bookstore, message board, and forum.

Communication agency Neftegaz.RU is an effective team of professionals that has been successfully operating in the oil and gas information market since 2000. Neftegaz.RU is a high-class company that combines several areas of work at once, including the provision of services in market research, analytics, PR and marketing communications.

Using our own media resources – the information and analytical portal Neftegaz.RU, Business Magazine Neftegaz.RU and B2B-Marketplace Neftegaz.RU, our team provides the company full information support at all stages of its operation, from creation and development to the its establishment and domination in the market.

Our team monitors global PR and advertising trends, and has extensive experience in large advertising agencies with energy companies and related industries.

Neftegaz.RU – intelligent solutions for your brand.

The Energy Policy magazine publishes scientific and research articles and analytical and expert materials on the current status of the fuel and energy industry and prospects for its further growth. The magazine has been published since 1995 and was included in the list of Higher Certification Commission publications in 2011. In 2019 the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation became the new owner of the magazine.

Energy Conservation is a professional journal aimed at two target audiences: consumers and producers of energy efficient equipment and technologies. It is an effective tool for sharing information on companies involved in the production, delivery, installation, and implementation of energy and resource efficient equipment, progressive energy conservation decisions, and all products tied to energy conservation.

The journal:

  • covers federal and regional energy conservation programmes; 
  • focused on the practical application of concrete technological solutions; 
  • features information on all of the newest energy efficient equipment; 
  • draws on global experience; 
  • presents up-to-date information about high-profile exhibitions, conferences, and seminars.

The science and technology magazine Unified Network Energy aims to provide up-to-date information and cover topics such as R&D and commercialization related to state-of-the-art technology, materials, and equipment for the electric grid sector. Unified Network Energy publishes reports on investigations into the most important problems faced by the Russian electricity industry, the operation of electric grids, the design and introduction of new equipment, R&D policies and development strategies for the electric power sector, the construction of power grid infrastructure facilities, the reliable operation of Russia’s United Power System, and the connection of renewable energy sources to Russia’s Unified National Electric Grid, and covers many other subjects.

Camelot Publishing media company has been operating on the oil&gas media market since 2001. It publishes the research and development magazines Gas Industry, Neftegaz Territory and Corrosion on the Neftegaz Territory. These magazines, which are included in the list of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, are highly valued in the expert community, and feature up-to-date industry information and articles of scientific importance.

The industry magazine of federal significance Energy Without Borders is a 40-page expert periodical published six times a year with a circulation of 1,500 copies. It provides readers with reliable information on the electricity sector, new technologies and essential events in Russia and abroad and includes interviews with the authorities and top managers of electric power companies and the opinions of experts and analysts on the current economic picture.

The periodical is distributed to the President’s administration, the Ministry of Energy, State Duma energy committees, heads of the largest energy holdings in the Russian Federation and leading industry experts.

With the mobile application the magazine is available not only in traditional print but also on smartphone or tablet.

The RusCable.Ru is the first industry media outlet in electrical and power engineering. For over 15 years RusCable has been an authoritative and trusted source of information for a wide range of industry experts. Over 20,000 unique users visit the internet portal www.RusCable.Ru every day, with a total of 1.5 million pageviews per month.

According to data from Yandex, RusCable.Ru is the most cited internet source in the Production and Supply category. It unites up-to-date and exclusive information on many parts of the industry: news, events, commentary, services, documentation, photo and video archives, and more. Thanks to their extensive experience, active audience, modern approach to distributing information to a wide readership, comprehensive approach to gauging public opinion, and complete independence, the Media-Holding RusCable (of which RusCable.Ru is a part) has become a powerful industry driver in terms of government regulation, earing the trust of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.

Currently, RusCable.Ru provides support to the foremost Russian and international business events in the fuel and energy sector and works closely with government bodies, scientific research centres, educational institutions, and skills training centres.

The professional research and development quarterly magazine Automation & IT in Power Engineering was created specially for power engineeres who are interested in recent developments in automation and IT. The magazine aims to help power engineeres and IT professionals establish a dialogue.

You can subscribe to Automation & IT in Power Engineering in any post office.

Monthly popular engineering magazine First published in June 1928. Founders: Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System, Integral Electric Power Complex Corporation.

Joint-Stock Company RTF Energoprogress, All-Russian Electric Trade Union, NP Scientific and Technical Council of the Unified Energy System.

Included in the list of leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications.

The magazine covers various practical aspects of organizational, operational and maintenance services of power companies and associations, their economic and market activities, scientific and technological achievements and social problems related to the power industry.

The magazine is aimed at CEOs, project managers and engineers from power companies, scientific, design and educational organizations.

Two supplements are issued: Library of the Electrician and Power Abroad.

Distributed on a subscription basis in Russia and abroad.

The magazine Electric Power News was established in 2002. Founders: Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System, NP Scientific and Technical Council of the Unified Energy System, Integral Electric Power Complex Corporation, Joint-Stock Company RTF Energoprogress.

The magazine publishes information on the electric power industry, scientific and technical development policies and strategy, technical re-equipment, ensuring reliability of the Unified Energy System of Russia, development of electric energy and capacity markets, tariff policies, renewable energy, improved legislation and regulatory frameworks in the industry.

The magazine publishes information on the scientific and technical policy for the development and strategy of the electric power industry, digital transformation, technical re-equipment, maintaining the reliability of the Unified Energy System of Russia, the development of the electric energy and capacity markets, tariff policies, renewable energy, and improving the legislative and regulatory framework of the industry.

The magazine is presented to the public at major industry events and exhibitions internationally.

A monthly industrial engineering magazine. First published in January of 1930. Founders: Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System, Integral Electric Power Complex Corporation, Joint-Stock Company RTF Energoprogress, All-Russian Electric Trade Union, NP Scientific and Technical Council of the Unified Energy System.

The magazine is aimed at CEOs, project managers and engineers from energy associations and companies, scientific, design and educational organizations, hydro power plants, thermal power and nuclear power plants, thermal networks, divisions and branches of the system operator of the United Power System and Federal Grid Company of United Energy System, electrical and technical engineering plants, research and design energy institutes, and professors and university students.

The magazine covers not only problems directly related to the operation of power stations, but also issues pertaining to the production, distribution and transportation of electric and heat energy.

A specialized research and development magazine published and distributed in Russia and the CIS. It is included in the list of magazines of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation. Each issue is distributed to subscribers in Russia, with a circulation of 10,000 copies.

The magazine subscribers include Rosneft, Gazprom, Lukoil, Tatneft, Surgutneftegaz, Gazprom Neft, Novatek, Russneft, Transneft and their divisions in Russia. The list of subscribers also includes NOCs in Russia.

The distribution service constantly checks and updates information on the mailing list, which ensures the delivery of the magazine to the desired professional.

This unique industry trade magazine provides topical information, in the form of articles, reviews, and analysis, about the electrotechnical market, and also serves as an address and telephone directory of electrotechnical companies. Has the biggest circulation in the industry.

Russia’s oldest engineering journal, the International Scientific & Technical Journal Oil & Gas Producing Engineering publishes up-to-date information on the development of oil and gas fields, mining and transportation, and the refination and storage of hydrocarbons. Among the publication’s authors are the heads of ministries and agencies, presidents and general directors, members of the boards of directors and boards of management of the leading Russian and international oil and gas companies, well-known scientists and public figures, university rectors and pro-rectors, and top-management representatives from the largest sector-related scientific and industrial enterprises. Founder ARGM specializes in developing stenographic data protection systems for the oil and gas industry. It holds Russian and foreign patents. ARGM Deputy General Director Leonid Rathkeen was awarded the Nikola Tesla Gold Medal.

Neft i Kapital is an informational and analytical media outlet focusing on Russia’s and global oil and gas industry. Quality and profoundness of their narrative have always been the priority of the editorial policy, which resulted in a stable reputation of a credentialed periodical. Neft i Kapital is offered both as a paper-based magazine and monthly issue on

Neft i Kapital has been published since 1994 and circulates in 56 Russia’s regions.

The magazine’s website with a monthly audience of 50,000 readers was launched in 2002. The website’s essential content is a daily refreshed newsfeed of the oil and gas market, industry related comments, analytics and vacancies, as well as such segments as Oil Prices and Industry Events.

ELECTRIC POWER. Transmission and Distribution is the magazine for power grid experts. It is published with the assistance of the Rosseti Group of Companies. The magazine is read by engineers and heads of major power companies, industry research institutes and the supervisory authorities of Russia. It is included in the list of peer-reviewed scientific publications (the list is approved by the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science) and the Russian Science Citation Index bibliographic database.

The magazine provides its customers with a full range of information services:

  • Publication of information and analytical articles in the magazine;
  • Prompt dispatch of e-mail newsletters;
  • Organization of exhibitions and business events with the creation of business programmes and involvement of leading experts;
  • Publication of specialized literature.

Opponent publishing house was founded to promote and support Russian science, forge links between scientific and practical education, discuss ways to address problems and challenges encountered by scientists from various countries and scientific schools.

Technical Opponent is a multidisciplinary science magazine that covers a wide range of important issues in the realm of engineering and modern technologies and modern trends in technical sciences. The magazine publishes the results of engineering and R&D work.

All materials are written and reviewed through the joint creative work of scientific communities.

The Technical Opponent selects key topics of interest to readers, examines them from different and sometimes irreconcilable positions in view of the opinions of experts both in Russia and abroad. The published materials are supported by comments and expert reviews. is an independent online magazine that provides an innovative and analytical view on the global energy industry, its impact on politics and the economy. It also covers the main daily news stories on the global energy industry. It contains a Weekly Digest with key industry events for subscribers. is a leading information agency founded 17 years ago. It is an expert in the field of display and contextual advertising, creating professional and effective advertising campaigns for the electrotechnical industry. The agency’s information resources include the website and the print publication Electrotechnical Market. provides current news and a chronicle of industry events along with the creation of popular text, video and photo content, promotion in social networks, and SEO services. The company is made up of a friendly team of professionals which respects its partners’ interests.

Russian Business Guide is Russia’s only business guide abroad. It is published by Business-Dialogue Media with the support of the CCI of Russia.

The magazine is published in two languages – Russian and English. It is distributed through the CCI system and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including embassies, trade missions of Russia abroad and foreign trade missions in Russia. It is also delivered to subscribers, companies, federal agencies, governors of Russian regions, public business associations, business councils and other bodies.

The magazine is published in accordance with the plan of major economic, sectoral, international and interregional forums.

Since 2017 the magazine has expanded its distribution and been given a makeover – it now boasts a new, up-to-date format.

The magazine aims to enhance business cooperation between Russia and foreign countries, support export companies, showcase Russia's investment potential at the international level, and help foreign companies thrive on the Russian market.

The national industry magazine Oil and Gas Vertical has been published for over 20 years and holds a leading position in the oil and gas media segment in Russia.

The magazine is aimed at engineers and managers of fuel and energy companies, politicians and representatives of the authorities with a professional interest in the fuel and energy sector. The magazine works closely with the Ministry of Energy of Russia.

The content of the magazine is focused on the search for optimal solutions in the development of the country's oil and gas industry, with professional discussions and materials on identifying and adopting best practices and enhancing international collaboration in the oil and gas sector.

Last Mile magazine publishes various articles written by Russian and foreign journalists devoted to the latest trends in data transmission – ADSL, WiFi, WiMAX, etc.

The magazine’s circulation is 4,500 copies, with 8 editions a year. The magazine is distributed by targeted mailouts, by subscription and at industry exhibitions in Russia and abroad.

The first issue of ENERGYPOLIS was published in September 2007. Our publication is a chronicle of the recent history of the Russian energy sector. No magazine provides as much in-depth information about the energy sector as ENERGYPOLIS.

ENERGYPOLIS covers key topics in the area of energy generation and the power grid, provides news from Russian equipment manufacturers and global industry leaders, and information on the latest developers and suppliers of technological solutions and the work of regulators. 

ENERGYPOLIS is aimed primarily at company owners and executives; those who set company goals and make key decisions and who need to keep their finger on the pulse of the key events in business in Russia and around the world.

ENERGYPOLIS offers the top stories of the day, analytics and professional business journalism.

ENERGYPOLIS stands out for its reliable and well-structured information, stylish design, easy navigation, variety of journalistic genres and impeccable Russian language.

Russian Railways is one of the largest rail companies in the world with huge volumes of passenger and freight transportation.

The company boasts high financial ratings, qualified specialists in all spheres of the rail industry, extensive scientific and technological experience, project and construction facilities, and experience in international cooperation.

Russian Railways is responsible for operating an 85,500-kilometre-long railway network. 100% of its stock belongs to the Russian Federation. Every year, Russian Railways transports over 1 billion passengers and ships up to 45% of the country's cargo turnover (including pipelines).

Russian Railways is one of the world’s top three rail industry leaders.

The company’s mission is to meet market demand for transportation services, increase efficiency, improve the quality of services, and increase integration with the Eurasian transport system.

Oleg Belozerov — General Director – Chairman of the Board of Russian Railways

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability, and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalization. One of the largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of efficient power generation and power transmission solutions and a pioneer in infrastructure solutions as well as automation, drive, and software solutions for industry. With its publicly listed subsidiary Siemens Healthineers AG, the company is also a leading provider of medical imaging equipment – such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging systems – and a leader in laboratory diagnostics as well as clinical IT. In FY 2018, which ended on 30 September 2018, Siemens generated EUR 83 billion in revenue and a net income of EUR 6.1 billion. At the end of September 2018, the company had around 379,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at

Siemens LLC is the head company of Siemens AG in the regional cluster of Russia and Central Asia, which, in addition to Russia, includes Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Siemens operates in all of its traditional areas of activity in these countries, has a presence in over 40 towns and cities, and is a leading provider of products, services and integrated solutions for the modernization of key economic sectors and infrastructure. Siemens LLC has about 3,000 employees. In FY 2018, which ended on 30 September 2018, Siemens LLC generated EUR 1.0 billion in revenue. Further information is available on the Internet at:

Dr. Alexander Liberov — President & CEO Siemens Russia

Fortum is a leading clean-energy company that provides its customers with electricity, heating, and cooling, as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. We want to engage our customers and society, encouraging them to join the change for a cleaner world. We employ some 9,000 professionals in the Nordic and Baltic countries, Russia, Poland and India, and 62% of our electricity generation is CO2 free. Fortum's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.

Fortum PJSC is a part of Fortum Corporation’s Russia Division, which also includes a 29.5% holding in TGC-1. We produce electricity and heat at eight thermal power plants in the Ural and West Siberia regions. We also produce electricity using three solar power plants. The 35 MW Ulyanovsk wind power plant joined the wholesale electricity and capacity market on 1 January 2018. As of 1 June 2018, the company’s total electricity production capacity was 4,912.5 MW and its heat production capacity was 10,228.8 MW.

In 2018, Fortum received the rights to construct 110 MW of solar generation assets following the results of a competitive selection of renewable energy source-based investment projects. The solar power plants are expected to be commissioned in 2021-2022.

Following the results of the same competitive selection, a Fortum and Rusnano joint fund was selected to construct 823 MW of wind generation assets. Fortum has a 50% share in the fund. In June 2017, the Fortum-Rusnano fund was selected to construct 1 GW of wind generation to be commissioned by 2022. The joint fund is expected to invest 30 bln roubles in the next 5 years.

Alexander Chuvaev — Executive Vice President of Fortum Corporation, General Director of Fortum

Coal Company Kuzbassrazrezugol is Russia’s largest consortium operating in the open-pit coal mining industry. For over 50 years, the Company has been exploiting the unique coal reserves of the Kuznetsk coal basin and it is one of the leading domestic suppliers of high-quality coal to both national and international markets.

Since 2006, Kuzbassrazrezugol has been managed by Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company (UMMC) which brings together almost 50 enterprises in the mining, metallurgical and construction industries.

Leader in the coal market:

  • the largest coal producer in the Kuznetsk Basin (~ 20% of total coal production)
  • the 2nd largest coal producer in Russia (~ 11% of total coal production)

With 50 years in the market, Kuzbassrazrezugol miners have produced more than 1.6 billion tons of coal. The company exploits 16 coal deposits. In-place coal reserves amount to more than 2.5 billion tons of coal. The enterprises within the company structure produce more than 45 million tons of coal annually. Over 70% of extracted coal is exported. Kuzbassrazrezugol is responsible for almost one fifth of Russian coal exports.

Kuzbassrazrezugol’s assets:

  • 6 branches (open-pit mines)
  • 1 mine
  • 10 service enterprises

One of the Company’s strategic goals is to increase in its annual share of processed coal. In the coming years, it plans to increase this share to 90% of its total coal production. Since 2012, Kuzbassrazrezugol has been implementing a programme to expand its processing facilities, which involves renovating the functioning facilities and constructing new processing plants and installations.

To gain a competitive edge on its products, the Company maintains overall quality control and improves the properties of the coal at each stage of production. In order to do so, the company uses advanced mining techniques, enhances its preparation and processing capacities and renews its mining equipment and technologies regularly. Finally, it is strongly committed to industrial and occupational safety on the basis that only safe production can be truly effective.

Sergey Paramonov — Director, Kuzbassrazrezugol

En+ Group is a leading vertically integrated aluminium and power producer. The Company combines power generating assets with 19.6 GW of installed capacity, including 15.1 GW of hydropower generating assets, with aluminium production of annual capacity of 3.9 million tonnes (through the controlling share of RUSAL, the largest primary aluminium producer outside China in the world by output as of 2015).

The Group’s main region of operation is Siberia where key metallurgical assets are located. En+ Group holds a geographically diversified asset portfolio. These factors together ensure a competitive advantage to the company associated with the scale of operation and quality of assets. The metallurgical segment is supported by a developed marketing platform that ensures access to the major aluminium markets including the USA, Western Europe, Japan, and Southeast Asia. As the energy production segment controls the largest and the most efficient network of power stations in Siberia, the Company can be a power provider to key clients in the region, the largest of which are aluminium producers of the metallurgical segment of the Group.

In the first quarter of 2019 consolidated proceeds added up to around USD 2.8 billion (over USD 3.4 in January – March 2018), net profit – USD 409 million (USD 667 million in the first quarter of 2018). Total output in January – March 2019 was 19.2 billion kW, compared with 17.6 billion kW in the first quarter of 2018. Aluminium production output in the first quarter of 2019 was 928,000 tonnes (931,000 tonnes in January – March 2918).

Vladimir Kiriukhin — Chief Executive Officer

SO UPS, JSC is a 100 percent government-owned company that solely carries out the centralized operational and dispatch control of power facilities within the UPS of Russia. SO UPS, JSC also ensures the synchronous operation of the UPS of Russia with the power systems of foreign countries, coordinating and monitoring the implementation of industry investment programmes.

SO UPS, JSC performs:

  • The teal-time management of technological operating modes of facilities within the UPS of Russia
  • Work to ensure the future development of the UPS of Russia
  • Work to ensure the unity and effective operation of technological mechanisms of the electricity wholesale and retail markets.

In addition, SO UPS, JSC monitors the technical condition of power facilities and helps analyse the causes of system emergencies.

T Plus Group is the largest independent heat and power provider in Russia. Its main fields of expertise include heat and power generation, trading, retail, and energy services. T Plus provides a stable and uninterrupted energy supply in 16 regions of Russia. More than 14 million individuals and 160 thousand legal entities are clients of T Plus.

T Plus manages 62 power plants, more than 400 boilers and over 18 thousand kilometres of heating grids. Total installed capacity of the Group's production facilities amounts to 15.5 GW in electrical power, and 55,000 GCal/h in heat.

Andrei Vagner — Head of the Managing Board, General director, T Plus

Power machines PJSC is the largest power engineering company in Russia, with a wealth of international experience and competence in engineering design, manufacturing, and complete deliveries of equipment for thermal, nuclear, hydro, and gas turbine power plants. The company is among the world’s 5 leading energy companies, accounting for approximately 70% of power engineering industry market in Russia and the CIS. 
Key customers include leading Russian and foreign companies. Manufactured goods are exported to more than 57 countries. 
Russia, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and the CIS are the company’s priority markets.

Unipro PJSC (E.ON Russia JSC until 22 June 2016) was registered in Surgut on 4 March 2005. The share capital of the company amounts to RUB 25,219,482,458.37 with the par value of one share at RUB 0.4.

83.7% shares of Unipro PJSC are held by Uniper PJSC, the international energy company.

The company’s core operations comprise electric power and capacity generation and sales. Unipro PJSC also operates on the Russian distributed generation and engineering markets.

Unipro PJSC comprises five thermal power plants with a total capacity of 11,235 MW: Surgutskaya GRES-2 (5,657 MW), Berezovskaya GRES (2,400 MW), Shaturskaya GRES (1,500 MW), Smolenskaya GRES (630 MW), and Yayvinskaya GRES (1,048 MW).

Electric power generation in 2018 amounted to 46.6 billion kWh, heat generation was 2,218.7 thousand Gcal.

Maxim Shirokov — CEO, Unipro PJSC

SPIMEX is the largest Russian commodity exchange. It was established in 2008 on decision of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Government.

Its key markets include refined products, crude oil, natural gas and timber. Every fifth tonne of refined products sold in the Russian domestic market (gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and residual fuel oil) is sold on SPIMEX. Mineral fertilizers and coal are new promising markets under development by the Exchange.

All large Russian producers of crude oil, refined products, natural gas and coal and their distribution subsidiaries – acting under a Russian Government decree – submit information on all OTC transactions to SPIMEX. The Exchange calculates and publishes price indices in the corresponding commodities that have become reputable price indicators in the market.

TEK-Torg electronic trading platform – a wholly-owned subsidiary of SPIMEX – carries out procurement procedures effected under Russian Federal Laws 44-FZ and 223-FZ both for public procurement and commercial tenders. Today, TEK-Torg is one of the largest electronic trading platforms used for tenders made under Russian Federal Law 223-FZ.

Alexey Rybnikov — President & CEO, SPIMEX

SOGAZ Insurance Group was founded in 1993 and is now the largest federal insurer in Russia. The Group provides more than 100 insurance programmes for private individuals and organisations operating in different areas. Reliability and financial sustainability of the Group companies has been confirmed by leading international and Russian rating agencies. The regional network of the Group consists of more than 1000 divisions and sales offices across Russia.

The Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs was founded during the reorganization of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies. It stimulates nanotechnology infrastructure building to support innovation in the country. The Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs primarily focuses its activity in these areas:

  • Formation of infrastructure for nanotechnology
  • Development of human resources for the nanoindustry
  • Market development for nanotechnology products
  • Improvement of the legislative framework for innovation
  • Standardization and certification of nanoproducts and evaluation of their safety
  • Refinements in metrology
  • Popularization of nanotechnology and nano-enabled products.

The highest governing body of the fund is its Supervisory Council, which is chaired by Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Alexey Ponomarev. In accordance with the charter of the fund, the council determines priorities for its activities, establishes its strategies, and sets its budget.

The Management Committee is the fund’s collegial executive body. It is chaired by RUSNANO CEO Anatoly Chubais. Andrey Svinarenko is CEO of the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs.

Anatoly Chubais — Chairman of the Board of RUSNANO and the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational programmes

PJSC Enel Russia is a power generating company, and Enel’s key asset in Russia.

Enel Russia operates the following power plants: Konakovskaya GRES, Nevinnomysskaya GRES, Sredneuralskaya GRES and Reftinskaya GRES.

In June 2017 Enel Russia was awarded two projects in a federal public wind power tender (201 MW and 90 MW). In June 2019, following the federal tender results, PJSC Enel Russia was awarded the construction of the 71 MW Rodnikovsky wind farm in the Stavropol Krai.

The company’s total gross installed electrical capacity is 9,428.7 MW (equivalent to a 8,878.4 MW net installed capacity), with a thermal capacity of 2,382 Gcal/h.

Our goal is to create and implement major projects to enhance environmental protection, power plant reliability and work safety, and to introduce energy-efficient technologies.

Mr. Carlo Palasciano Villamagna — General Director, PJSC Enel Russia

PJSC Quadra – Power Generation is one of Russia’s largest territorial generating companies established during the restructuring of JSC RAO UES of Russia. It was registered on 20 April 2005.

The company supplies heat to 25% of the population of the Central Federal District. Its facilities are located in 10 Oblasts: Belgorod, Voronezh, Kaluga, Kursk, Lipetsk, Orel, Ryazan, Smolensk, Tambov, and Tula.

The core business of PJSC Quadra – Power Generation is the production and sale of electricity on the wholesale electricity market and the production, transportation and sale of thermal energy on the retail market.

PJSC Quadra – Power Generation includes 20 electric power plants, 340 boiler facilities and heat networks with a total length of 5,790.2 km. The total installed electric capacity of the company is 2.95 GW, and the total installed heat capacity is 14,560.6 Gcal/h.

Semyon Sazonov — General Director of PJSC Quadra – Power Generation

Founded in 2009, Hevel Group is the largest vertically integrated company in the solar industry in Russia. The Group comprises three divisions: a plant for the production of solar modules in Novocheboksarsk (Chuvash Republic), an engineering and generation division that designs, builds and operates solar power plants, and an R&D center (St. Petersburg), which is the largest specialized photovoltaics institution in Russia.

Since 2014, the company constructed about 400 MW of on-grid solar power plants in the republics of Altai, Bashkortostan, Buryatia and in the Astrakhan, Volgograd, Orenburg and Saratov Oblasts. By 2022, 907.5 MW of on-grid solar generation projects will come online in Russia and 238 MW in Kazakhstan.

In 2018, Hevel Group made its first shipments of PV cells and modules overseas (including Thailand, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, etc.) and secured a 70 MW project in the Republic of Kazakhstan. 

Igor Shakhray — CEO, Hevel Group

TMK is one of the world’s leading producers of tubular products for the oil and gas industry. Since 2009, it has been ranked first in the world by volume of shipped pipes. In 2018, TMK’s pipe shipments totaled 4 million tonnes.

The company currently operates more than 20 production facilities in Russia, the USA, Canada, Romania and Kazakhstan.

TMK’s clients include leading oil and gas companies worldwide: Shell, ENI, Total, ExxonMobil, Occidental Petroleum, ONGC, Saudi Aramco, Anadarko, Marathon, Rosneft, Gazprom, Transneft, Lukoil and others.

The company’s significant presence in the global market is secured by an extensive sales network that covers virtually all main global oil and gas production regions: the USA, Canada, Latin America, Russia and the CIS, Europe, the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia. TMK ships products to more than 80 countries worldwide.

The company's shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange and Moscow Exchange.

Dmitry Pumpyanskiy — Chairman of the Board, TMK

Non-governmental organization developing research and projects in the energy sector. The association operates with the support of leading Russian energy companies Gazprom, Surgutneftegas and FGC UES. The association organizes the international Global Energy Prize, holds the summit of the same name, and runs the Global Energy Youth Program.

The Global Energy Prize is an international award for outstanding technological developments in energy. Since 2003, the Global Energy Prize has been awarded to 39 research laureates from 13 countries: Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Japan, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, Ukraine and the USA. According to the IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence, the Global Energy Prize is one of the top 99 international academic awards by prestige and importance. The Global Energy Prize is listed in the Mega Prizes category of the highly regarded International Congress of Distinguished Awards (ICDA) rating.

Alexander Ignatov — President of the Global Energy Association

Shell is an integrated energy company with a goal of meeting the growing global demand for energy resources in accordance with the principles of economic, environmental, and social responsibility.

Shell has had close ties with Russia for over 125 years. Currently, Shell is one of the largest foreign investors in the Russian economy.

Shell-operated companies and joint ventures in Russia are active players in various business areas, including: oil & gas exploration, production and transportation; marketing and sales of oil products, chemicals, lubricants, motor and industrial oils; development of a retail fuel station network; and provision of technological and advisory services to Russian companies.

Cederic Cremers — Shell Country Chair Russia

Since 2001, the Confael Chocolate Factory has been developing and manufacturing unique chocolate gifts made of premium cocoa beans. All products are made from the best Belgian chocolate in our production facility in Krasnogorsk, Moscow Region.

Today, the company is an established market leader and a recognized brand of unique chocolate gifts of the premium segment. The company network has more than 45 brand shops and 25 franchise boutiques in Russia and the CIS countries.

Every six months, Confael renews its catalogue, adding more than 400 new products. Moreover, the company develops individual designs of chocolate gifts for both corporate and private clients.

The elegance of created delicacies brings out the uniqueness of the brand. The Confael factory’s products are both delicious and eye filling.

Irina Eldarkhanova — Chairman of the Board of Directors, Confael Group

SDS-Coal is a branch of the Siberian Business Union holding company , one of the largest multisectoral holding companies in Russia. The company includes 3 open-pit mining complexes, 2 mines, 3 dressing mills, a research institute, and a number of service companies located on the territory of the Kemerovo region with a number of employees totaling more than 8 thousand people.

The company's mission is to be a reliable supplier of coal products (in terms of quality, time, volume), a reliable partner and socially-oriented company that is based on the principles of safe work, environmentally conscious management, professionalism, and enthusiasm of our employees. The company aims to contribute to the economic and social prosperity of Kuzbass, as well as the country as a whole.

SDS-Coal has one of the largest balance reserves of coking coal and energy brands in Kuzbass with more than 2 billion tons. The company is a partner of the international non-profit organization Bettercoal and the official coal supplier for the Association of Coal Consumers. The integrated management system of SDS-Coal has been certified according to three international standards: ISO 9001: 2015 (quality management system), ISO 14001: 2015 (environmental management system) and OHSAS 18001: 2007 (occupational health and safety management system).

For thirteen years running, the company has entered the list of coal production leaders in Russia and is a mainstay on the list of the largest Russian exporters of coal products. Since 2017 JSC Holding Company SDS- Coal is a single consignor of coal products.

In 2018 the company was the first in Russia to announce its intention to use the Clean Coal technology in all technological processes: from exploration to the use of coal by the end-consumer.

Gennady Alekseev — General director, SDS-Ugol Holding company

Mechel, founded in 2003, is one of the world's leading mining and metals companies.

The company has production facilities in 11 of Russia’s regions and abroad.

Mechel is comprised of over 20 production enterprises, producing coal, iron ore, steel, rolled products, ferroalloys, heat, and electric power. All of the Group’s enterprises work within a single production chain – from raw materials to high value-added products. The holding also owns three trade ports, transport operators, and international sales and service networks. Mechel’s products are marketed domestically and internationally.

Mechel is one of the world's top ten metallurgical coal producers (excluding China) and one of the world’s leaders by production volume of coking coal concentrate. Mechel controls over a quarter of Russia’s total coking coal washing facilities. Mechel is Russia’s second largest rolls manufacturer as well as the most diversified producer of specialty steels and alloys in the country.

Oleg Korzhov — Chief Executive Officer of Mechel

Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) is Russia's sovereign wealth fund established in 2011 to make equity co-investments, primarily in Russia, alongside reputable international financial and strategic investors. RDIF acts as a catalyst for direct investment in the Russian economy. RDIF’s management company is based in Moscow. Currently, RDIF has experience of the successful joint implementation of more than 70 projects with foreign partners totalling more than 1.5 trillion roubles and covering 95% of the regions of the Russian Federation. RDIF portfolio companies employ more than 800,000 people. Portfolio companies generate revenues which equate to more than 6% of Russia’s GDP. RDIF established joint strategic partnerships with leading international co-investors from more than 15 countries that total more than USD 40 billion.

Kirill Dmitriev — CEO of RDIF

The group of companies "Novotrans" was founded in 2004.

The base workings of the Group are handling, forwarding, repair of rolling stock, rent of freight cars and warehousing services.

At present, Novotrans is one of the largest railway rolling stock operators in Russia and the CIS. The total fleet of freight cars exceeds 28 thousand units. The average age of wagons is less than 8 years.

Own repair production renders a full complex of services on technical and service maintenance of freight cars, uniting 4 high-tech enterprises in different regions of the country.

Konstantin Goncharov — Shareholder, President

State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK) is the largest leasing company in Russia. GTLK is an instrument of state management policy and sustainable development of the transport industry in Russia. GTLK ensures the implementation of state support for the transport industry, the formation of an effective infrastructure, the off-budget fundraising, the development of Russian engineering industry, as well as digital transformation and building the operational efficiency of the company

BAIKAL430 is a pure, natural water that comes from the great Lake Baikal at a depth of 430 metres. Russian scientists have confirmed that Baikal’s deep water is uniquely pure and low in minerals, having had a stable mineral content for millions of years. Today, BAIKALSEA Company has the only deep-water extraction technology that meets all drinking water and ecological safety standards. We deliver original BAIKAL water to you. Its dissolved oxygen and ultra-low mineralization combine to create the unbeatable and refreshing taste of BAIKAL430. Untouched by human civilization, the Baikal ecosystem delivers water in its most pristine and purest form. The four BAIKAL430 labels show different views of the lake. Choose your bottle and experience BAIKAL water.