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  • Siemens rethinks its procedure of working with Russian customers after the turbine-delivery scandal

    After the delivery of Siemens turbines to a power plant in the Crimea in defiance of sanctions and without the manufacturer’s consent, the German concern plans to take measures regarding any future cooperation with Russian customers, CEO of Siemens AG, Joe Kaeser said in an interview with the German magazine Spiegel.

    "In any case, our trusting relations with Russia, formed over more than 160 years, were spoiled," he said, stressing that this was "not a trivial trespass." "On the other hand, …

  • Court hearing of Siemens turbine case to commence on October 20th in Moscow

    The Moscow Arbitration Court scheduled a preliminary meeting on October 20th to review the suit brought by the joint venture of Siemens and OJSC Power Machines – Siemens Gas Turbine Technologies LLC (SGTT) – against two Russian enterprises, the Rostec state corporation and Technopromexport JSC, as stated in the court documents. 

    The press service of Siemens in Russia has not yet commented on the content of the claim against Rostec.

    Earlier, Siemens itself filed a lawsuit against …

  • Siemens submitted second court claim over the shipment of its turbines to Crimea

    The joint venture of Siemens and Power Machines filed a lawsuit to the arbitration court against Rostec's subsidiary company, Technopromexport. The latter bought Siemens turbines for construction in the annexed Crimea, as reported by Meduza.

    The claim by Siemens gas turbine technology against JSC and LLC Technopromexport was filed on September 8th. Details on the claim haven’t been disclosed.

    The company Technopromexport bought four gas turbines from Siemens in 2015. It was announced that the …

  • Russian court refuses to seize turbines at Siemens’ request

    The Moscow Arbitration Court refused to seize the Siemens-produced turbines which were shipped to annexed Crimea in circumvention of sanctions, the Dozhd TV channel reported with reference to a court file.

    Furthermore, the court refused to prohibit the mounting of these turbines. Their seizure was specified as a security measure in the lawsuit.

    The consideration of Siemens’ case against the corporate structures of Rostec, who relocated the turbines to the peninsula, has been scheduled for …

  • Siemens will seek the return of turbines from the Crimea

    German concern Siemens will insist on the return back to Russia of four turbines delivered to the annexed Crimea, reported Russian agency TASS, citing Siemens representative Philip Ench.

    Ench said that a re-acquisition of the gas turbines delivered to the annexed Crimea could be a fairly simple solution to the conflict.

    "Technically, this could look like an agreement on the price that one party is willing to pay to get the turbines back," he said. "From this point of view it's quite a simple …

  • Media: Siemens to reshuffle staff following Crimea turbines scandal

    Siemens management is discussing personnel changes in the company after the scandal resulting from power plant turbines being shipped to the annexed Crimea in circumvention of the sanctions, Handelsblatt reported with reference to sources in the German concern. The company considers itself the “victim” of the events.

    According to the newspaper’s sources, several top managers are accusing the head of the Russian division, Dietrich Möller. They believe that he delayed the inspection of …

  • Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs: Ukraine demands investigation of supply of Siemens turbines to Crimea

    Ukraine will demand that the German government and the European Union investigate and punish all perpetrators involved in the delivery of Siemens turbines to power plants in the annexed Crimea, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin, wrote in an article for the Evropeiska Pravda.

    “The only way out is a frank and public investigation and punishment of all accomplices - legal, political and reputational. This is exactly what Ukraine will demand from Siemens, the German …

  • Director of company involved in Siemens turbines scandal fired in Russia

    The CEO of Silovye Mashiny, which was involved in a scandal with Siemens turbines, has been fired In Russia.

    As reported by Interfax, the Board of Directors of Silovye Mashiny passed a decision July 19 on the early termination of Roman Filippov's powers.

     On July 13, Filippov was interrogated in Russia for a criminal case concerning the disclosure of state secrets.

    The Board of Directors of PJSC Silovye Mashiny appointed a new CEO after Roman Filipov's resignation. The new CEO is Filippov's …

  • Media: Siemens could withdraw from two projects in Russia after Crimea turbine scandal

    Siemens is considering the possibility of withdrawing from two major projects with Russia after the scandal with the gas turbines in annexed Crimea, reported German business news outlet WirtschaftsWoche with reference to sources in the company.

    According to the article’s sources, Siemens’ CEO Joe Kaeser is exploring the possibility of ending the German company’s involvement with Siemens Gas Turbines Technologies LLC.

    In addition, according to the sources, Siemens is also considering the …

  • Kyiv: Ukraine provided the EU with proof of Russia’s circumvention of sanctions

    Kostiantyn Yelisieiev, the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine announced on Channel 5 TV that the representatives of the European Union at the Ukraine-EU summit were presented with information about Russia's circumvention of sanctions.

    Yelisieiev said that the representatives of Ukraine handed over the document, which spelled out all the facts and cases whereby Russia managed to circumvent European sanctions. According to him, Kyiv also drew attention to attempts of the …