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11/17/2009

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Moscow Faces a More Powerful EU

President Dmitry Medvedev will meet senior EU officials under the blocТs old makeup for the last time at a EU-Russia summit in Stockholm on Wednesday.

Slovaks Petition Putin for Stable Gas

Putin reiterated that last winterТs painful disruption in supplies to Europe could recur if Ukraine, a main transit route for the gas, defaults on any of its monthly payments for its own imports.

Russia Agrees to Warn EU of Future Gas Cuts

A new system requires Russia to notify the EU of any likely interruption, triggering consultations and joint prevention efforts.

Church Halts Talks Over Female Bishop

Orthodox Archbishop Hilarion has condemned the election of a woman to bishop by a German church and pulled out of a Berlin meeting meant to celebrate 50 years of dialogue between the Orthodox church and the Evangelical Church in Germany.

757 Jet Leaves Grozny on First International Flight

The Moscow Times
The federal government gave the airport the right to handle international flights on Nov. 10, a half-year after officially ending the second war in Chechnya by calling off counterterrorism operations there.

Medvedev Looks for Lessons in Singapore

Medvedev spoke as he oversaw a flurry of negotiations in Singapore with companies interested in investing in RussiaТs Far East and a possible deal that would allow Gazprom to exclusively supply gas to the island nation.

Hermitage Lawyer Dies in Moscow Custody

Sergei Magnitsky, a 37-year-old father of two, died 9:50 p.m. Monday of apparent toxic shock and heart failure, said Irina Dudukina, spokeswoman for the investigative committee of the Interior Ministry.

Illegal Additions to Historic Homes

The construction of mansards, or stylized roof extensions, has become popular among homeowners as a cheap and effective way to increase the area of their apartments.

Eurasia Drilling Scraps Plans for GDRs

Reuters
Eurasia, which provides drilling services to oil and gas explorers in Russia and the Caspian Sea, had planned to raise cash for the dividend payout by placing at least 11.6 million GDRs.

New Delay Hits IranТs Nuclear Power Plant

Combined Reports
Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko stressed that politics had nothing to do with the decision, although the United States is seeking MoscowТs help in pushing Tehran to allay Western fears about its nuclear program.

Output, Wages Data Show Economy Still Weak

Reuters
Output shrank 11.2 percent compared to the year-ago period, after a fall of 9.5 percent the previous month and against analysts' forecasts for a contraction of 8.1 percent.

Gazprom Says Gas Demand to Pick Up in 2010

AP
The world's largest natural gas producer plans to ship 160.8 billion cubic meters of gas worth $50.3 billion in revenue to Europe next year, chief executive Alexander Medvedev said at a televised gas conference.

EU, Russia Hope For New Start Despite Differences

Reuters
President Dmitry Medvedev and the EU's Swedish presidency will seek to rebuild trust that was shattered during Russia's war with Georgia last year but boosted by a deal this week on an "early warning" mechanism to shield Europe from supply cuts.
Chechen travelers going through customs at the Grozny airport as they leave on a Muslim pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia on Monday. A chartered Boeing 757 jet carrying more than 200 passengers took off from the airport in the first international flight ito leave the Chechen capital in 15 years.

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Chechen travelers going through customs at the Grozny airport as they leave on a Muslim pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia on Monday. A chartered Boeing 757 jet carrying more than 200 passengers took off from the airport in the first international flight ito leave the Chechen capital in 15 years.

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