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Capitalization of Russian stock market increases 0.57% on Thursday

MOSCOW. February 26 (Interfax) – The capitalization of the Russian stock market, based on average-weighted prices on the Moscow Exchange’s Main Market, increases 0.57%, or by 162.690 billion from the previous session, to 28.656 trillion rubles ($457.838 billion at the … Continue reading

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ICRC to boost activities in Ukraine – chief

MOSCOW. Feb 25 (Interfax) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) plans to step up its activities in Ukraine in order to give more help to the population of the east of the country, ICRC President Peter Maurer … Continue reading

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Russia against “regime-change operations” similar to one in Ukraine – Lavrov (Part 2)

NEW YORK. Feb 23 (Interfax) – Russia is against pursuit of foreign-policy interests through operations aimed at changing regimes, as was the case in Ukraine, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said. “For the disobedient, there are technologies of inspiring … Continue reading

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Danone in Q4 substantially cuts sales of dairy products in Russia, but offsets this with price rise

MOSCOW. Feb 20 (Interfax) – France’s dairy product producer, Danone, in Q4 2014 substantially lowered the sales volume of dairy products in Russia due to the weakening of consumer demand. “In Russia, where consumer demand weakened, continued portfolio enhancement achieved … Continue reading

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Nordic Yards mulls building shipyard in Russia (Part 2)

WISMAR, Germany. Feb 20 (Interfax) – Nordic Yards is considering building a production facility in Russia, the owner of the shipbuilder, Vitaly Yusufov told reporters on Thursday. “We will of course consider the possibility of building such a facility, since … Continue reading

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Crisis in Russia-EU relations doesn’t meet their interests – prominent Russian Federation Council member (Part 2)

MOSCOW. Feb 20 (Interfax) – The relationship between the European Union and Russia is in a serious crisis now, which does not meet their interests, says Konstantin Kosachyov, the head of the Russian Federation Council international affairs committee. “The issue … Continue reading

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Georgia not seeking to host NATO military infrastructure – Abasidze

TBILISI. Feb 19 (Interfax) – NATO’s military infrastructure will not be deployed in the territory of Georgia as part of bilateral cooperation, Zurab Abashidze, the Georgian prime minister’s special representative for relations with Russia, told reporters on Thursday. When commenting … Continue reading

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Some countries see EEU as serious rival in global economy, harm integration processes – Patrushev (Part 2)

MOSCOW. Feb 18 (Interfax) – Some foreign countries are trying to disrupt the integration of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said. “In today’s rapidly changing world, some countries see the EEU as a potentially … Continue reading

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Slavneft swings to RAS loss of 6.3 bln rubles in 2014

MOSCOW. Feb 18 (Interfax) – Russian oil company Slavneft (MOEX: SLAV), which is owned 50-50 by Gazprom Neft (MOEX: SIBN) and Rosneft (MOEX: ROSN), swung to a net loss of 6.3 billion rubles in 2014 under Russian accounting standards compared … Continue reading

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Russia boosts agricultural output 2.8% in January – Rosstat

MOSCOW. Feb 18 (Interfax) – Russia increased output of agricultural production by 141.2 billion rubles or 2.8% in January 2015 year-on-year, Rosstat said on Wednesday, citing preliminary data. Production of livestock and poultry (live weight) totaled 1 million tonnes, 6.6% … Continue reading

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