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Debate Over Police Reform Heats Up

A senior United Russia deputy suggests disbanding the Interior Ministry.

Government Expects Energy Sway to Decline

Under a plan entitled Energy Strategy 2030, the economy and budget revenues will steadily move away from the reliance on energy exports, spurring the changes.

RusAl Aims for Deal By End of November

Banking sources told Reuters that the share offering’s road show had been postponed to Dec. 7, but that the deal was within RusAl’s grasp.

Innovative Economy Needs New Branding

There are indeed some misunderstandings in the West about what modern Russia is today, said Stephen Weber, a professor of management at Skolkovo School of Management.

Court Rules Internet Magazine ‘Extremist’

A city court in the Urals town of Cherepovets ruled in April that the magazine, available at, was extremist because it contained articles criticizing the town’s main employer, Severstal.

Putin Puts Energy, AvtoVAZ on the Table in France

A flurry of business deals were expected to be sealed after talks at the Rambouillet chateau outside Paris between Putin and his French counterpart Francois Fillon, against a backdrop of strong European appetite for Russian energy resources.

Ukrainian Killed by Border Guards

A native of the Kharkiv region, which borders Russia, was shot dead by a patrolmen in the early hours of Thursday morning as he tried to race across the border in a car with a trailer attached, Interfax reported.

State E-Mail to Use Cyrillic Domain

The Moscow Times
Wednesday was the first day for registering Cyrillic domain names, with government organs and trademark holders being the only ones permitted in the first round.

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