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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

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Diamond monopoly Alrosa might sell shares to the public this year, chief executive Fyodor Andreyev said at a conference Wednesday. (Bloomberg)

Sberbank agreed to organize $2.5 billion of financing for VimpelCom’s planned acquisition of phone assets from Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris, VimpelCom chief executive Alexander Izosimov said Wednesday. (Bloomberg)

Gazprom is seeking Chinese funding rather than project financing to start building a pipeline to the Asian nation in 2012, Marina Surzhenko, an official in the Gazprom export unit, said at a conference Wednesday. (Bloomberg)