MOSCOW, September 10 (RIA Novosti)
The Russian company group Itera has completed building the monolithic frame for Parus, a high-rise residential compound in the center of the Belarusian capital Minsk, the group said in a press release on Monday.
The building, which will be Belarus’ first skyscraper, is to be commissioned in 2013. The compound is part of a multifunctional business center.
It was earlier reported that the height of the 32-story, 204-apartment compound, which currently stands at 118.1 meters (387.5 ft), will be 133 meters (436.4 ft) when a spire gets added.
Itera comprises dozens of companies in the CIS, Baltic, western European and Asian countries, as well as the United States. Its primary business is natural gas exploration and processing. The group is also involved in property development and the gas chemical and electric power industries.
The Itera Development Group, which is part of Itera, deals with property development. Its projects include office buildings for the Organizational Committee of the 2014 Olympics Games in the southern Russian resort of Sochi on the Black Sea coast.
Add to blog
You may place this material on your blog by copying the link.
In light of the present situation in the Middle East, Russia and Israel find themselves facing common challenges. Under these newly emerging situations, Russia sees its partnership with Israel as a potential asset in resolving acute regional issues. From a Russian perspective, the compatibility of Israeli and Russian interests could contribute to such a partnership.