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11/18/2009

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Report: Anti-Graft Drive Mostly Talk

The anti-corruption watchdog says the decision to move Russia up a notch to 146th place tying with Ukraine and squeezed between the African nations Kenya and Sierra Leone was based more on Medvedevs words than his actions.

Hermitage Lawyer Dies Suddenly in Custody

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

Gazprom Disputes Gas Glut Forecast

Deputy chief executive Alexander Medvedev made the optimistic statement at a gas conference in Moscow, adding that the companys prices would become competitive again by that time.

Politicians Insist Dam Doesnt Pose a Threat

The politicians were responding to an open letter sent to President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin by nervous inhabitants of the Yenisei River basin, which called for the complete decommissioning of the hydroelectric facility.

Russia, EU Launch Joint Patent Program

The European Commission has invested 500,000 euros ($744,000) in the project, which aims to work with the Federal Service for Intellectual Property, or Rospatent, to strengthen Russian intellectual property legislation and protection.

Central Bank Foils Theft of Pension Fund

By Vasily Kudinov / Vedomosti
The theft was discovered Monday when the fund received a notice from the Central Bank that 1.25 billion rubles ($43.5 million) had been transferred from its account.

Court Backs British Council

The Moscow Times
The Moscow District Arbitration Court upheld an earlier decision by the Ninth Appellate Arbitration Court, which had largely rejected a complaint by the Federal Tax Service, Interfax reported.

EU and Russia Hope for a New Start

Reuters
President Dmitry Medvedev and the EUs Swedish presidency will seek to rebuild trust shattered during Russias war with Georgia last year but boosted by a deal this week on an early warning mechanism to shield Europe from supply cuts.

No Breakthrough Likely at EU-Russia Summit

Reuters
The summit in the Swedish capital was expected to produce a number of agreements, including on border control, but no significant breakthroughs.

Cruise Ship Breaks Arctic Ice, Nears Open Water

AP
The Captain Khlebnikov icebreaker has been struggling to free itself from heavy sea ice near Snow Hill Island in the Weddell Sea.

Kadyrov Says Rebuilding of Chechnya '99%' Complete

Reuters
The president of the troubled region made the comments Tuesday at the opening of a lavish shopping center in Grozny.

EU Accused Of Being Easy On Turkmens

The Associated Press
British-based Global Witness said the EU was misguided in pinning its hopes on Turkmenistan as a potential alternative gas supplier to Russia.
The Russian-flagged icebreaker Captain Khlebnikov, seen near Antarctica in an undated photograph, was struggling to free itself from ice in the Antarctic on Thursday. The 101 passengers on board are passing the time by taking helicopter tours, while some are complaining of sunburn.

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The Russian-flagged icebreaker Captain Khlebnikov, seen near Antarctica in an undated photograph, was struggling to free itself from ice in the Antarctic on Thursday. The 101 passengers on board are passing the time by taking helicopter tours, while some are complaining of sunburn.

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