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10/27/2008

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Lavrov Warns Ban Will Hit U.S. Ties

and Nikolaus von Twickel
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned the United States on Friday that a decision to extend a trade ban on state arms trader Rosoboronexport threatened to undermine fraught ties between Moscow and Washington.

Market Plummets Despite Oil Cuts

The country’s stock markets were mauled on Friday, erasing modest gains earlier in the week, after Standard & Poor’s cut Russia’s outlook and the price of Urals crude slid below $60 per barrel.

Crazy News Replaces NTV's Nightly News

Television viewers who tuned in to NTV on a recent Monday were in for a surprise.

Deripaska's Miner Will Postpone IPO

Reuters
The global financial crisis dealt Oleg Deripaska another blow Friday, when his mining company, Strikeforce Mining and Resources, postponed a Hong Kong share float because of the market downturn.

Mechel To Request Share Issue

Reuters
Mechel, the country’s largest coking coal miner, said Friday that it would ask shareholders next week to approve a plan to revive a preferred share issue and that it would more than double the amount of shares on offer.

Yevloyev's Death Called an Accident

A police officer has been charged with accidentally shooting Magomed Yevloyev, owner of the embattled opposition web site Ingushetiya.ru, the Investigative Committee said Friday.

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