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Russia Found Behind Cyber Attacks on PyeongChang Olympics

Russia Found Behind Cyber Attacks on PyeongChang Olympics

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Russia’s military intelligence unit was found to have been behind cyber attacks against the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea’s alpine town of PyeongChang, the U.S. Department of Justice said Monday. The Justice Department, together with the FBI, charged six officers of the Russian General Staff Main Intelligence [...]

Nikkiso Cryogenic Industries Group Expands in Russia and Wins Project for LNG Liquefaction Terminal

Nikkiso Cryogenic Industries Group Expands in Russia and Wins Project for LNG Liquefaction Terminal

TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Nikkiso Cryogenic Industries’ Clean Energy & Industrial Gases Group (“Group”), a subsidiary of Nikkiso Co., Ltd (Japan), announces the establishment of their new office in Moscow, Russia, managed by Ayman Zeitoun, Vice President, Russia. The facility will allow us to support LNG and Petrochemical customers in the Russian [...]

S. Korea May Add Russia to List of High-risk Nations on Spiking Cases Traced to Russian Ships

S. Korea May Add Russia to List of High-risk Nations on Spiking Cases Traced to Russian Ships

SEOUL/BUSAN, July 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is considering adding Russia to a list of countries requiring stronger quarantine checks as cluster infections on Russian ships have continued to swell, health authorities said Friday. At least 32 sailors on a Russia-flagged fishing vessel docked in the southeastern city of Busan tested positive for the [...]

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 [...]