Russia Real Estate
95,000 Russians Have Already Applied for Free Land in Far East Under Russia's Homesteading Act
Moscow Mayor Hopes to Destroy Housing Projects in Order to Save Them
Retail Systems Research: предновогодние распродажи стартовали раньше обычного
Residential house in DPR burns down after reportedly being hit by Ukrainian forces’ mine
Residents of Syrian Adra return to their houses, recaptured from terrorists — mayor
Fifth body found under debris in Russia's Volgograd explosion
Fate of five people yet unknown after gas explosion in residential house in Volgograd
Russia presents Kyrgyzstan 35 one-room mobile homes
2017-09-13 15:09:48 AKIPRESS.COM - Russia presented Kyrgyzstan 35 one-room mobile homes for people affected by emergency situations, the press service of the Emergency Ministry reported. The handing over ceremony took place in the Sadovoye village of Chuy region on September 13. Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan Kalys Akhmatov and Deputy Director of the Department of International Activities of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia Igor Veselov signed the relevant documents during the ceremony   Read More ...
Lawyer: Russian developer’s rep also at meeting
2017-07-18 21:06:25 Washington — A lawyer for a Russian developer says a company representative was the eighth person at a Trump Tower meeting brokered by Donald Trump Jr. during the campaign. Attorney Scott Balber confirmed to The Washington Post and CNN on Tuesday that Ike Kaveladze represented real estate developers Emin and Aras Agalarov at the June 2016 sit-down at President Donald Trump’s namesake skyscraper   Read More ...
Lawyer: Russian developer's staffer also at Trump Tower meet
2017-07-18 20:38:16 WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for a Russian developer says a company representative was the eighth person at a Trump Tower meeting brokered by Donald Trump Jr. during the campaign. Attorney Scott Balber confirmed to The Washington Post and CNN on Tuesday that Ike Kaveladze (kah-veh-LAHD'-zeh) represented real estate developers Emin and Aras Agalarov (ah-gah-LAH'-rov) at the June 2016 sit-down at President Donald Trump's namesake skyscraper   Read More ...
Employee of Russian Real Estate Company Was Eighth Person at Trump Tower Meeting
2017-07-18 19:38:25 Photo WASHINGTON — A Russian businessman who helped arrange a meeting for Donald Trump Jr. to receive potentially damaging information about Hillary Clinton sent his own emissary to attend the June 2016 session at Trump Tower, according to his lawyer. Scott S. Balber, a lawyer for Aras Agalarov, the businessman, said he sent an associate named Ike Kaveladze to the meeting, which took place during last year’s presidential campaign   Read More ...
95,000 Russians Have Already Applied for Free Land in Far East Under Russia's Homesteading Act
2017-07-07 12:10:07 A little over a year ago, Russia started a program called “A Hectare in the Far East,” which offered citizens free land in the sparsely populated areas of the Far East to encourage migration. The project was met with much skepticism, but it has so far exceeded expectations, with more than 95,000 applications lodged and more than 21,600 plots of land registered to new users   Read More ...
Russian mob-linked Trump associate could help blow lid off ‘dirty money’ in US real estate market
2017-07-06 15:34:22 Felix Sater, a Trump-linked Russian-born businessman who in 1998 pleaded guilty to taking part in a mafia-related stock fraud scheme, is now cooperating with an international investigation into an alleged money laundering network. that Sater is “working with a team of lawyers and private investigators pursuing civil cases across three continents” against “a Kazakh family accused of pumping dirty money into US property   Read More ...
Moscow Mayor Hopes to Destroy Housing Projects in Order to Save Them
2017-06-06 15:00:27 Russia’s capital of Moscow published a list of 4,500 apartment buildings that will be torn down, the first phase of a renovation plan that will eventually see 8,000 aging buildings demolished and replaced with high-rise apartments.   Read More ...
Explosive device made safe in St Petersburg residential building: TASS
2017-04-06 10:47:42 ST PETERSBURG Russian authorities have made safe an explosive device found in a residential building in St Petersburg, the TASS news agency reported on Thursday. The city is still reeling after a bomb ripped through the St Petersburg metro on Monday, killing 14 people. (Reporting by Polina Nikolskaya; Writing by Alexander Winning; Editing by Andrew Osborn) WASHINGTON/BEIRUT U.S. President Donald Trump accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government of going "beyond a red line" with a poison gas attack on civilians and said his attitude toward Syria and Assad had changed, but gave no indication of how he would respond   Read More ...
Russia's real estate market attracts Chinese investors
2017-03-09 03:48:41 With the rapid development of Chinese investment overseas, it's being suggested interest among investors is beginning to grow in Russia's real estate market. Russia's real estate market is one of the first sectors of the Russian economy to show signs of recovery. The volume of investment in Moscow's residential property market grew fast in 2016, reaching 4.2 billion U.S. dollars. The average price in one of the city's high-rise buildings runs 3,500 U   Read More ...
Russian 'flower rentals' for International Women's Day
2017-03-07 15:52:46 Russians who want to impress their social media followers can now rent huge bouquets of flowers for just long enough to snap an Instagram-worthy photo, it's reported. Pop-up services are advertising on social networks in preparation for International Women's Day on 8 March, a public holiday in Russia when women are traditionally feted with flowers and other gifts. They're offering 10 minutes with an enormous bouquet - enough time to perfect the best angle and pose - before the courier takes it back, the TJournal news website reports   Read More ...
Retail Systems Research: предновогодние распродажи стартовали раньше обычного
2016-11-21 07:59:16 В этом году ритейлеры дали старт сезону праздничного шопинга раньше обычного. По данным компании Retail Systems Research (RSR), 30% американских продавцов начинали праздничные рекламные акции в начале ноября, 26% — в октябре, 17% — в сентябре, но есть даже такие (14%), которые запустили их уже летом. Предновогоднего потребительского бума, который наблюдается в мире, в России не будет, полагают эксперты. Однако, по словам Диляры Ибрагимовой из Лаборатории экономико-социологических исследований НИУ ВШЭ,   Read More ...
Wouldn't It Be Nice? - 'If America Could Get Along With Russia?'
2016-08-26 20:34:57 "Billionaire real estate developer Donald J. Trump has seen no reason to pay obeisance to the Masters of the Universe; he doesn’t need their funding and has paid no heed to intimidation or media hysteria." "And wouldn't it be nice to live together,... in the kind of world where we belong, ... you know its gonna make it that much better, ... when we can say goodnight and stay together...   Read More ...
Residential house in DPR burns down after reportedly being hit by Ukrainian forces’ mine
2016-04-11 12:46:35 MOSCOW, April 11. /TASs/. A residential house in the settlement of Yakovlevka in the Yasinovatsy district has burned down after being hit by a mine fired by Ukrainian forces, the emergencies ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) said on Monday. "A fire broke out in the settlement of Yakovlevka in the Yasinovatsy district, in a residential house located in the horticultural society ‘Torch’. As a result of the   Read More ...
Family of Russian National Guard Chief Owns Properties Worth $10M ??“ Investigation
2016-04-07 20:34:37 Family of Russian National Guard Chief Owns Properties Worth $10M – Investigation The Moscow Times Family members of the newly appointed head of the National Guard, Viktor Zolotov, own real estate worth 663 million rubles ($9.75 million), an investigation by the Anti-Corruption Foundation revealed. Zolotov's daughter Zhanna purchased a 500-square-meter apartment in Moscow in 2011, according to the Anti-Corruption Foundation, which is headed by opposition politician Alexei   Read More ...
Residents of Syrian Adra return to their houses, recaptured from terrorists — mayor
2016-03-18 07:45:59 ADRA (Syria), March 18. /TASS/. Residents of Syria’s biggest industrial center — Adra (Damascus Province) — are returning to their houses, recaptured from terrorists, and call on the Syrian external opposition to follow suit, the city’s Mayor Jasim Mohammed al-Mahmoud told reporters on Friday. Before the war, Adra was Syria’s biggest industrial city, where at territory of 7,000 hectares were about 2,000 factories and plants. In 2013, Jabhat al-Nusra (outlawed   Read More ...
Austin developer cleared in 6-year-old fraud lawsuit
2016-02-29 23:08:11 Austin real estate developer Peter Barlin has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a six-year-old federal fraud lawsuit. A jury 'completely exonerated' Barlin on Feb. 5 after a four-week trial in U.S.   Read More ...
Displaced Tenants Boost Rental Rates
2016-02-19 00:40:10 As Muscovites were recovering from the shock of the sudden demolition of street retail properties, the retail property market attempted to assess damages.   Read More ...
St. Petersburg Set to Demolish 400 'Illegal' Properties
2016-02-19 00:38:34 More than 400 illegal street properties will be demolished in St. Petersburg, according to the city administration's real estate chief Maxim Vorontsov, RSN radio website reported Wednesday.   Read More ...
Russian Governor Declares Mourning Period After Yaroslavl Explosion
2016-02-17 12:25:04 The regional governor in Yaroslavl has declared a three-day mourning period starting Wednesday after the deaths of seven people, including two children, who perished in a gas explosion that collapsed a section of a residential building.   Read More ...
Deadly Gas Explosion In Central Russia
2016-02-16 12:44:43 At least four people have been killed by a gas explosion that ripped through a residential building in the central Russian city of Yaroslavl."The situation is not clear right now," regional Governor   Read More ...
Gas Explosion Collapses Residential Building in Russia's Yaroslavl
2016-02-16 12:24:30 At least one person was killed and dozens of others may be trapped under the rubble when a gas explosion collapsed a section of a residential building in the central Russian city of Yaroslavl in the early hours Tuesday.   Read More ...
Death toll in Russia’s Yaroslavl house collapse rises to seven
2016-02-16 10:46:55 MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS/. Rescuers have retrieved three more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed section of a residential building in central Russia’s Yaroslavl, bringing the death toll to seven, the emergencies ministry said on Tuesday.   Read More ...
Three dead, nine hospitalized after household gas blast in Russia
2016-02-16 07:46:34 MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS/. Three people died and nine others were hospitalized after a household gas explosion in a residential building in Russia’s Yaroslavl early on Tuesday, the emergencies ministry said.   Read More ...
Fire in residential house in central Moscow extinguished
2016-01-02 23:34:40 MOSCOW, January 1. /TASS/. A major fire in a residential 6-storey building in central Moscow has been extinguished, the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s Moscow department said.   Read More ...
Residential house on fire in central Moscow, 10 people evacuated
2016-01-02 23:34:34 MOSCOW, January 1. /TASS/. Fire has erupted at a 6-storey residential building in central Moscow, 10 people were evacuated, the Russian Emergencies Ministry’s Moscow department said.   Read More ...
Fifth body found under debris in Russia's Volgograd explosion
2015-12-30 21:15:37 On December 20, an alleged household gas explosion rocked a nine-floor residential building in the city of Volgograd   Read More ...
Fate of five people yet unknown after gas explosion in residential house in Volgograd
2015-12-21 14:29:21 VOLGOGRAD, December 20. /TASS. The fate of five people is yet unknown after the household gas explosion in a residential house in Russia’s southern city of Volgograd, Russian Deputy Emergencies Minister Leonid Belyayev said on Sunday.   Read More ...
One dead body recovered from under debris after gas explosion in residential house
2015-12-21 14:29:16 MOSCOW, December 20. /TASS/. One dead body has been recovered from under the debris after a household explosion in a residential building in Russia’s southern city of Volgograd, a spokesman for the local law enforcement bodies told TASS on Sunday.   Read More ...
Putin Ally Dead in DC Buried in LA -- Police Mum on Details - William Dunkerley
2015-12-16 08:20:09 Suspicions surrounding the unexplained death of Putin ally Mikhail Lesin are persisting unabatedly. A New York Times December 14 piece added to the enigma. “A Mansion, a Shell Company, and Resentment in Bel Air” in part casts aspersions about Lesin's real estate holdings inCalifornia   Read More ...
In Landmark Ruling, Russian Supreme Court Says Mortgages Must Be Paid Back - Jacob Dreizin
2015-12-07 18:12:00 Thanks to the MSM, we all know about all the rights that Russians supposedly don'thave.But what rights do theyhave?Until last week, a Russian citizen could stop mortgage payments on his primary residence and then sell it (and keep the money)or else rent it out at his owndiscretion.   Read More ...
Two residential houses in Donetsk set on fire by Ukrainian troops’ shelling - DPR
2015-11-30 17:40:42 The shelling was opened with mortars, grenade launchers and small arms from Ukrainian positions in the village of Peski   Read More ...
New Russian Truck Tax Could Hike Price of Real Estate
2015-11-27 01:38:02 New tariffs on Russian trucks could increase the cost of real estate by nearly 10 percent by making it more expensive to transport building materials, a construction industry body has warned.   Read More ...
Alleged Sinai Crash Bomb Resembles Those of '99 Moscow Attacks
2015-11-19 19:19:55 The "soda can" bomb Islamic State claimed brought down a Russian airliner, appears similar to the explosive devices that may have been used by terrorists to blow up residential buildings in Moscow in 1999.   Read More ...
Southeast Turkey Car Bomb Injures 2 Sets Off Fires - Reports
2015-11-02 14:52:56 The explosion of a vehicle parked in a residential neighborhood smashed the windows nearby buildings and reportedly set off a fire at a nearby shopping center.   Read More ...
More than 30 homes damaged as a result of military depot fire in Lugansk region
2015-10-30 13:13:04 KIEV, October 30. /TASS/. More than 30 residential buildings have been damaged by fire and dispersion of shell fragments from a burning military ammunition depot in the Svatovo city of   Read More ...
Director of Moscow Library of Ukrainian Literature Accused of Inciting Hatred
2015-10-30 13:10:15 On Wednesday the peaceful routine of the Moscow Library of Ukrainian Literature, located in a residential building in northern Moscow, was interrupted by law enforcement officers who raided   Read More ...
Russia tries to cut itself off from the World Wide Web as Kremlin attempts to clamp down on internet freedoms
2015-10-17 14:57:59 EXCLUSIVE: RHOA's Sheree Whitfield duped! Reality star claims she was hood-winked by producer who cut back her role and then took her idea for a show about African-American real estate agents   Read More ...
Three people die in shellings by Ukrainian forces in Gorlovka — mayor
2015-08-17 20:34:19 Eleven residential houses and a children’s social center were damaged in the shelling, mayor Roman Khramenkov said   Read More ...
Australian mining company probed for massive land contamination – leaked report
2015-08-11 07:17:56 A mix of toxic chemicals and explosive gases may have poisoned hundreds of square kilometers of agricultural land near the town of Chinchilla in Queensland, Australia, says a leaked report by a government agency investigating Linc Energy mining company.   Read More ...
Legal Highlights: Distressed Property: Grab It While the Crisis Lasts?
2015-08-05 07:11:23 When a recession hits, distressed assets become a popular topic, their purchase often being seen as a good investment in times of crisis. Yet the matter is not so simple, especially when it comes to so-called distressed assets on the commercial real estate market.   Read More ...