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Amid Crackdown on NGOs, U.S. Group Moves Staff Out of Russia

The National Democratic Institute, or NDI, a U.S. based nonprofit that promotes democratic development, has moved its Russia country director and other senior staff to Lithuania, amid an unpredictable and increasingly hostile climate for NGO workers in Russia.

What the Papers Say, Nov. 22, 2012

BBC Monitoring
A roundup of today's Russian-language newspapers

Q&A: Rosinter Chief Turns Deficit Into Opportunity

The call in 1984 from a Soviet commercial attache to a White Russian family came as a surprise, but the ambitious 25-year-old Venezuelan entrepreneur of Russian descent packed his suitcase and went on his first trip to the Soviet Union.

Avtotor, Magna Join Forces in a Plan to Build 21 Plants

The country's biggest maker of foreign-branded cars, Avtotor, on Thursday joined forces with Canada's Magna in an effort to provide more local components for the vehicles.

Serdyukov Fired From Board of Russian Technologies

The Moscow Times
Disgraced former Defense Minister Anatoly Seryukov has been forced out of Russian Technologies, where he was fired from his position as chairman of the vast state company's advisory board.

Medvedev Warns of Foreign Aerospace Competition

The Moscow Times
State-owned airlines, other government-owned aircraft operators and the Defense Ministry will buy foreign planes if domestic plane builders are unable to provide competitive products, Prime Minster Dmitry Medvedev warned Friday.

Director of Glonass Contractor Resigns Due to 'Illness'

The Moscow Times
The chief of Russian Space Systems, the contractor in charge of the Glonass satellite navigation project from which billions of rubles were defrauded, has resigned.

What the Papers Say, Nov. 23, 2012

BBC Monitoring
A roundup of today's Russian-language newspapers

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