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01/14/2010

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Turkish Pipeline Gets New Impetus

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed energy projects in Moscow on Wednesday and agreed to press on with development of the $2.5 billion Samsun-Ceyhan oil pipeline.

Transneft Warns of Belarus Oil Cuts

A lack of confirmed orders means that supplies to the Mozyr refinery could be suspended by the weekend.

City Hall Vows to Rescue Atlant-Soyuz

Moscow's ambitious and costly takeover of Atlant-Soyuz is part of a broader plan to create a new national airline, Rosavia.

Duma Moves to Support Nonprofits

A Kremlin-backed bill grants socially oriented nonprofit organizations access to a range of financial supports from federal and local authorities.

Haitians in Moscow Wait on News of Relatives

About 60 Haitian students in Moscow's People's Friendship University have been unable to contact their relatives because of destroyed infrastructure in their home country.

City’s Small Business Program Falls Short

City Hall plans to continue the small business stimulus program this year, despite the fact that only 450 grants were handed out in 2009.

Stavropol Mayor’s Case Suspended

Dmitry Kuzmin fled Russia amid charges of embezzlement in 2007 and was detained at Vienna’s Schwechat Airport on an international arrest warrant in August 2008.

New Cartoon Show Puts Putin Among Men

A new cartoon parodying Russia's president and prime minister is being interpreted as a sign that the authorities are beginning to loosen their iron grip on the national media.

Consumer Confidence Gains in Q4

The service also recorded an uptick in the number of Russians expecting their personal financial situation to improve in the next 12 months.

Tymoshenko Pledges EU Membership Within 5 Years

Reuters
Yulia Tymoshenko is trailing former Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych in the last permitted opinion polls before the weekend presidential elections.

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