Second Russian female doctor dies of wounds after Aleppo shelling — ministryWorld December 05, 17:52
Patriarch Kirill and French president discuss Christians’ plight in Middle EastWorld December 05, 17:27
Transneft CEO says oil production cut in Russia may start from March 2017Business & Economy December 05, 17:01
Russian PM calls to analyze transport security legislation after deadly road accidentRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 05, 17:00
Putin conveys condolences to Obama over Oakland fireRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 05, 16:56
Moscow says UN draft resolution on Aleppo 'inconsistent' with Russia-US movesWorld December 05, 16:49
Federation Speaker says Russia determined to stand up for its citizens abroadRussian Politics & Diplomacy December 05, 16:35
Stoltenberg says NATO continues to strive for more constructive dialogue with MoscowWorld December 05, 16:32
Moscow’s air defense units to get new regimental set of S-400Military & Defense December 05, 16:17
MOSCOW, February 06. /ITAR-TASS/. Kommersant publishing house will not be selling its Ukrainian subsidiary newspaper in the short term, as it has not found a purchaser, Pavel Filenkov, CEO of the publishing house said.
Earlier reports spoke of a possible sale of the Ukrainian newspaper because of its unprofitability.
“We’d like to sell the project or a share in it if we had a purchaser but we don’t have it at present and are not holding talks [on the purchase] with anyone,” Filenkov said. “The probability of selling it any time soon is practically zero.”
“We said earlier we’re interested in getting a local investor but we don’t have a partner of this kind who would keep the editorial policies intact now and we are not holding talks with anyone on the issue,” he said.
Top executives of the publishing house considered an opportunity of selling the Kommersant Ukraina project to a local partner for $ 10 million to $ 20 million. The main demand to potential partners was non-interference in the editorial policies of the publication.