Kaspersky Lab eyes stronger presence on Indian market.
The planned output is 6.5 billion cubic meters of gas a year for a period of 15 years.
Russian airlines carry record 97.5 mln passengers year-to-date.

Russian air carriers are expected to carry up to 105 mln passengers by the end of the year, according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency.

Russian-Chinese center for advanced technologies to be set up in Skolkovo.

Russia will provide Chinese high-tech enterprises with infrastructure, ensuring their cooperation with Russian scientific and research institutions.

Russia’s budget deficit will not exceed 2% of GDP in 2017.

Russia’s non-oil and gas budget deficit for nine months of 2017 hit the lowest level in five years of 6.8% of GDP.

Russia’s banking sector remains stable.
The reports says despite the failure of some large private banks in 2017, the overall performance of the banking sector has been stable.
Russia-led free trade zone could include South Korea.

The start of a free trade area between South Korea and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is right around the corner.

Russian cars returning to Cuba.

After a 12-year hiatus, Russia’s biggest automaker AvtoVAZ is returning to Cuba with its latest models. The country is one of the priority export markets in Latin America for the company.

Key points of Russian 2018 budget.
The Russian State Duma has passed the bill on federal budget for 2018 and the planned period of 2019-2020.
BRICS countries mulling formation of single gold trade system.

The regulator plans to take first steps towards formation of a single trade system with the People’s Republic of China in 2018.

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft can make VIP version of MC-21 aircraft in 2022.

MC-21 is a new twin-engine short-to mid-range Russian jet airliner with a capacity of 150-212 passengers.