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Atomstroyexport faces back tax claim for $36m

Publish date: January 17, 2005

The nuclear unit of Russian gas monopoly Gazprom has been presented with a 1-billion ruble ($36 million) claim for back taxes for 2001-2003, Vedomosti newspaper reported today.

Vedomosti quoted sources close to the company as saying Russia’s tax authorities presented their tax claim at the end of last year. It said most claims were linked to the company’s export activity. But the chairman of Atomstroyexport’s board Anton Badenov who is also Rosatom concern director advisor, said the tax claims would not influence the company’s obligations on the foreign contracts. Apart from Iran it is also building two nuclear reactors in China and two in India.

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The role of CCS in Germany’s climate toolbox: Bellona Deutschland’s statement in the Association Hearing

After years of inaction, Germany is working on its Carbon Management Strategy to resolve how CCS can play a role in climate action in industry. At the end of February, the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action published first key points and a proposal to amend the law Kohlenstoffdioxid Speicherungsgesetz (KSpG). Bellona Deutschland, who was actively involved in the previous stakeholder dialogue submitted a statement in the association hearing.

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Bellona’s new working paper analyzes Russia’s big LNG ambitions the Arctic

In the midst of a global discussion on whether natural gas should be used as a transitional fuel and whether emissions from its extraction, production, transport and use are significantly less than those from other fossil fuels, Russia has developed ambitious plans to increase its own production of liquified natural gas (LNG) in the Arctic – a region with 75% of proven gas reserves in Russia – to raise its share in the international gas trade.