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06/29/2010

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Oil Industry Groans at New Tax Plan

The Finance Ministry wants to apply a tax on excess oil profits to several selected fields for a trial before making any broader moves, a senior ministry official said Monday.

Occult Enthusiast Charged in Patriarch Plot

A former Nizhny Novgorod doctor faces criminal charges for seeking co-conspirators online to help him kill Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill through a ritual using their “collective mind,” investigators said.

Medvedev Warns Kyrgyzstan Could Collapse

Reuters
President Dmitry Medvedev warned that the referendum could allow extremists to take power. Kyrgyz leader Roza Otunbayeva said the vote moved her nation toward democracy.

In Gaffe, Sechin Says BP Chief Is Quitting

The government was left red-faced Monday after Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin said embattled BP CEO Tony Hayward would quit soon and reveal his successor during a visit to Moscow.

Kadyrov Faces Scorn on His New Blog

Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov has opened a blog on LiveJournal, only to face immediate scorn and ridicule typical of the Russian blogosphere.

City Hall Says $6.5Bln Needed to Unsnarl Traffic

City Hall needs to more than triple spending on road construction to $6.45 billion a year, First Deputy Mayor Vladimir Resin said.

RenCap Opens Hong Kong Branch as IPO Launchpad

Renaissance Capital announced on Monday the opening of a new Hong Kong branch, where it aims to build a base for Russian and CIS countries attempting to raise capital in Asia.

9 Former Yevroset Employees Go on Trial

The Moscow Times
Nine former Yevroset employees, including vice president Boris Levin and deputy head of security Andrei Yermilov, went on trial Monday in the kidnapping of an ex-colleague.

Hotels to Get Mandatory Star Rating

Every hotel, beach and ski resort in Russia will soon have to obtain an obligatory classification as the country gears up to host the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

30 Detained at Rally Seeking Luzhkov's Dismissal

The Moscow Times
Moscow police detained about 30 opposition activists calling for Mayor Yury Luzhkov's dismissal at an unsanctioned "Day of Wrath" rally outside City Hall late Monday, RIA-Novosti reported.

E.On May Sell $4Bln Gazprom Stake

Reuters
The Germany company — the world's largest utility by sales — does not plan to sell the stake on the open market because of share price concerns, so a state-controlled Russian firm would be the most likely buyer.
A young boy splashing in a fountain on Manezh Square as his father keeps a firm grip on his leg. A high of 25 degrees Celsius is forecast for Tuesday.

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A young boy splashing in a fountain on Manezh Square as his father keeps a firm grip on his leg. A high of 25 degrees Celsius is forecast for Tuesday.

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