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06/16/2009

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Malev Buys 30 Superjets for $1Bln

Malev Hungarian Airlines said Monday that it would purchase 30 Superjets worth $1 billion, providing a welcome boost to the aircraft as it made its international debut at the Paris Air Show.

Crisis and Security Top SCO Summit Agenda

President Dmitry Medvedev led closed-door talks on the financial crisis and regional security with the leaders of China and Central Asia at the start of a two-day summit Monday that underlined Russia's drive for more clout in global affairs.

BRIC to Focus on Raising IMF Clout

President Dmitry Medvedev will meet the leaders of China, India and Brazil on Tuesday for talks that will focus on how the four countries should seek to increase their clout in international financial institutions, particularly the IMF.

Rosatom Buys 17% Of Canadian Miner

Combined Reports
Rosatom on Monday agreed to buy 17 percent of Canadian rival Uranium One in exchange for half of a Kazakh mine, giving the Russian state corporation another foothold in North America as it pursues an aggressive program of global expansion.

Russia Leads Europe In Reporter Killings

Many deaths are politically motivated and not investigated, a study says.

Putin Moves To Ease Rift With Belarus

Reuters
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin moved to heal a diplomatic rift with Belarus on Monday by calling on his Cabinet not to say anything that might upset Minsk.

Turkmenistan Opens $1.5Bln Resort

The Associated Press
The president of this normally reclusive nation staged lavish ceremonies for foreign guests and media Monday to launch a new $1.5 billion resort on the desert shore of the Caspian Sea in a city named after his eccentric and autocratic predecessor.

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