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Artificial Nest Towers Built in Russia for Endangered Stork Species

Artificial Nest Towers Built in Russia for Endangered Stork Species

SEOUL, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Institute of Ecology (NIE), affiliated with the environment ministry, said Thursday it is conducting research on improving breeding grounds to reintroduce storks, a first-class endangered wildlife species, into the country. The study will be conducted jointly with Russia’s Amur branch of the World Wildlife Fund. By next [...]

S. Korea’s Exports of Cosmetics to Russia Jump Ninefold Since 2014

S. Korea’s Exports of Cosmetics to Russia Jump Ninefold Since 2014

SEOUL, April 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s exports of beauty products to Russia jumped nearly ninefold in 2019 from five years earlier on the back of the growing popularity of Korean pop culture, data showed Wednesday. South Korea’s exports of beauty products to Russia reached US$137.3 million in 2019, up from $15.5 million posted [...]

S. Korea, Russia to Form Joint Investment Fund, Accelerate FTA Talks

S. Korea, Russia to Form Joint Investment Fund, Accelerate FTA Talks

SEJONG, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and Russia agreed Tuesday (Moscow time) to launch a fund for the industrial materials and parts sectors, and to speed up free trade negotiations, Seoul’s finance ministry said. During the annual meeting on economic cooperation between South Korea and Russia, held in Moscow, South Korean Finance Minister [...]

Hyundai Motor to Hatch Car-sharing Startup in Russia

Hyundai Motor to Hatch Car-sharing Startup in Russia

SEOUL, May 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s biggest carmaker by sales, said Thursday it will launch a car-sharing startup in Russia this year as part of its business diversification strategy. On Wednesday (local time), Hyundai signed a partnership with the Board of Skolkovo Foundation to establish a car-sharing company in the [...]

Seoul Uncovers Russian Newspaper Stories on Burial Site of Independence Fighter

Seoul Uncovers Russian Newspaper Stories on Burial Site of Independence Fighter

SEOUL, May 28 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean government agency said Tuesday it has uncovered Russian newspaper articles on the burial site of revered Korean independence fighter Ahn Jung-geun, possibly providing a new clue to the whereabouts of his long-lost remains. The National Archives of Korea (NAK) disclosed 24 Russian newspaper stories, which were [...]

Korean Independence Fighter Yu Gwan-sun Appears on Russian Edition of Wikipedia

Korean Independence Fighter Yu Gwan-sun Appears on Russian Edition of Wikipedia

SEOUL, Mar. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Yu Gwan-sun, the South Korean independence fighter responsible for organizing the March 1 Independence Movement against Japanese colonial rule, was added to the Russian version of Wikipedia last Friday. The entry contained detailed information about the national hero, including her life as an independence activist, her trials, and her [...]

Korean Third Most Popular Foreign Language in Russia

Korean Third Most Popular Foreign Language in Russia

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean has become the third most popular foreign language in Russia following English and Chinese. Kazan Federal University’s Center of Korean Studies announced on Tuesday that it will host the first National Korean Olympiad. The center has been holding annual competitions on the Korean language for the past nine [...]