Ka-52 helicopter to be armed with new defense systemMilitary & Defense August 22, 12:00
Rostov-on-Don inferno claims life of one victimSociety & Culture August 22, 11:41
Stage director Kirill Serebrennikov detained on suspicion of masterminding fraudSociety & Culture August 22, 11:28
Astana talks on Syria can be held in mid-SeptemberWorld August 22, 9:05
Fifty-eight injured and nine taken to hospital after Rostov-on-Don fireSociety & Culture August 22, 8:25
North Korean leader secretly visited border area — mediaWorld August 22, 8:13
US visa changes to affect mainly Russian independent travelers, says authorityBusiness & Economy August 21, 21:07
CAS upholds life ban for ex-president of Russian athleticsSport August 21, 20:03
Police confirms man shot dead in Subirats was Barcelona attack perpetratorWorld August 21, 19:50
MOSCOW, June 25. /TASS/. A decision on changing the company organizing the Formula One Russian Grand Prix has officially been reached, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak told TASS on Sunday.
On Tuesday, Kozak’s adviser, Ilya Dzhus, told the Vedomosti newspaper that the Formula One Russian Grand Prix will be organized by a new company, which may be established by the end of the current year. Its possible founders are the sponsors of Sochi Avtoprom and the F1 Russian Grand Prix. Currently, the race organize is Center Omega. Kozak met with FIA Formula One chief executive Chase Carey on the sidelines of the F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday.
"We continue our cooperation. I would like to remind that we have extended the contract till 2025. Today, we reached a final agreement on changing the promoter company," Kozak said. "It will no longer be the Krasnodar-based company Omega. It will be a new company that would be founded by private companies. This event is no longer financed from the budget but solely from private businesses. So, they will be the founders of a promoter company. These decisions have been made, we have agreed on that. The contract will be signed with the new company next year."
Russia will hold its fifth FIA Formula One racing Grand Prix in Sochi from September 28 through September 30.