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Medvedev Looks to Fill Senior Posts

President Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday that a final list of the country’s top 1,000 managers, which the Kremlin is compiling to help fill senior government posts, has been completed and will be made available to the public.

Ruble Claws Back After 2-Month Decline

The Central Bank widened the ruble's trading band on Wednesday for the third time in as many days, yet for the second straight day the currency gained against both the dollar and the euro as tax payment deadlines helped produce a ruble deficit.

Europeans Say Gas Is Flowing

Germany, Europe's biggest energy market, was among the European Union states to report full deliveries of Russian gas via Ukraine on Wednesday after Gazprom resumed shipments the day before.

Lebedev Takes Over Newspaper

The Moscow Times
Russian businessman Alexander Lebedev has purchased a controlling stake in British newspaper The Evening Standard, the newspaper's parent company announced Wednesday.

Regions Ordered to Create Jobs

The Moscow Times
President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday warned regional governments to get serious about fighting unemployment and ordered his representatives to the federal administrative districts to ""deal with"" those who are neglecting a federally funded effort to create jobs.

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