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October 3, 2000 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russia signed a high-risk, high-profile contract Monday with Halliburton Co., the Dallas-based energy services giant formerly headed by GOP vice presidential candidate Dick Cheney, to retrieve the bodies of sailors who died aboard the sunken Kursk nuclear submarine.
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NEWS
December 29, 1995 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the gem industry version of "The Clash of the Titans," Russia and the DeBeers diamond monopoly are locked in economic combat that could diminish one of this country's most promising revenue prospects and break the marketing stranglehold of one of the world's last cartels.
BUSINESS
December 24, 1991
Benton Oil & Gas Co. said its previously announced joint venture to explore and produce oil and natural gas in West Siberia has been approved by the Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic's Ministry of Finance. The Russian partners in the venture are an exploration organization and production entity within the Russian ministries that regulate natural resources. Benton said it will own 34% of the venture, and the two Russian partners will own 33% each.
BUSINESS
June 27, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Russia, Oil Consortium Sign Agreement: The government and an international consortium of companies will develop oil and gas reserves off Russia's Sakhalin Island. The project, called Sakhalin-2, is valued at $9 billion. Officials signed the long-awaited deal at a reception at the Russian Embassy attended by Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin and U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
NEWS
December 29, 1995 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the gem industry version of "The Clash of the Titans," Russia and the DeBeers diamond monopoly are locked in economic combat that could diminish one of this country's most promising revenue prospects and break the marketing stranglehold of one of the world's last cartels.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Compaq to Supply Moscow Phone Co.: The computer company said it signed an agreement to supply PCs to Moscow General Telephone Services to automate its telephone operations. Under the agreement, Compaq Computer Corp. will provide more than 200 of its Deskpro/M and ProLinea personal computers, which will be integrated into the phone company's network this month. In addition, Moscow General Telephone will purchase Novell NetWare and SCO Unix operating systems from Compaq.
NEWS
October 3, 2000 | MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Russia signed a high-risk, high-profile contract Monday with Halliburton Co., the Dallas-based energy services giant formerly headed by GOP vice presidential candidate Dick Cheney, to retrieve the bodies of sailors who died aboard the sunken Kursk nuclear submarine.
BUSINESS
June 27, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Russia, Oil Consortium Sign Agreement: The government and an international consortium of companies will develop oil and gas reserves off Russia's Sakhalin Island. The project, called Sakhalin-2, is valued at $9 billion. Officials signed the long-awaited deal at a reception at the Russian Embassy attended by Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin and U.S. Vice President Al Gore.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Compaq to Supply Moscow Phone Co.: The computer company said it signed an agreement to supply PCs to Moscow General Telephone Services to automate its telephone operations. Under the agreement, Compaq Computer Corp. will provide more than 200 of its Deskpro/M and ProLinea personal computers, which will be integrated into the phone company's network this month. In addition, Moscow General Telephone will purchase Novell NetWare and SCO Unix operating systems from Compaq.
BUSINESS
April 11, 1993 | BETH KNOBEL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It seemed a business marriage made in heaven: pair the New York-based maker of Chesterfields and Larks with a Moscow cigarette plant. The payoff: a fat government contract to sell 5 billion smokes a year to nicotine-starved Russians, plus a chance to make millions of dollars from real estate. Two years ago, that union was sealed, and the Russian government coughed up the contract. But since then, the cigarette deal has almost gone up in smoke.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 1992 | BOB ELSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, pastor of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, will depart Sunday for Europe and Russia to complete a trip that was interrupted last fall when he suffered a head injury. When he arrives in Moscow on Friday, Schuller plans to sign a one-year television contract with Russian officials for his weekly "Hour of Power" program to be broadcast by the nation's largest television station to the people of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
BUSINESS
April 11, 1993 | BETH KNOBEL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It seemed a business marriage made in heaven: pair the New York-based maker of Chesterfields and Larks with a Moscow cigarette plant. The payoff: a fat government contract to sell 5 billion smokes a year to nicotine-starved Russians, plus a chance to make millions of dollars from real estate. Two years ago, that union was sealed, and the Russian government coughed up the contract. But since then, the cigarette deal has almost gone up in smoke.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 23, 1992 | BOB ELSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Rev. Robert H. Schuller, pastor of the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, will depart Sunday for Europe and Russia to complete a trip that was interrupted last fall when he suffered a head injury. When he arrives in Moscow on Friday, Schuller plans to sign a one-year television contract with Russian officials for his weekly "Hour of Power" program to be broadcast by the nation's largest television station to the people of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
BUSINESS
December 24, 1991
Benton Oil & Gas Co. said its previously announced joint venture to explore and produce oil and natural gas in West Siberia has been approved by the Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic's Ministry of Finance. The Russian partners in the venture are an exploration organization and production entity within the Russian ministries that regulate natural resources. Benton said it will own 34% of the venture, and the two Russian partners will own 33% each.
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