Environment group WWF on Thursday urged three European banks to block Russian giant Sakhalin Energy's plan to build an oil drilling platform that the group claims could harm the endangered grey whale. "WWF this week has asked European banks behind a Russian off-shore oil development to do their part to protect a population of critically [...]
MTS announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with VimpelCom, MegaFon and Rostelecom jointly to lay and operate an submarine fibre-optic cable joining the Russian Far East with Sakhalin Island.
Lee Su-jin must now abandon any hope he had managed to cling to, as the end of the 18th National Assembly on Tuesday took with his chances of reuniting his family. The session ended without the passing of a bill that would have provided settlement aid to ethnic Koreans on Russia's Sakhalin Island.