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The federal communications agency, Roskomnadzor, will block file-sharing website, applying an anti-piracy law that has been in effect since Aug. 1 for the first time, reported Wednesday. (MT)

WEB HEAD//Alliance Oil Doubles Second Quarter Net Profit to $40M

Alliance Oil reported net profits to IFRS of $40 million in the second quarter of this year, a 2.1-fold increase, below the 2.5-fold increase to $48 million expected by analysts, Interfax reported.