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2010-07-19 10:49:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Embraer announced its 20-year forecast, today, for commercial aircraft in the 30- to 120-seat segment. This category serves low- and medium-density markets and is an essential component of commercial aviation. The outlook analyzes industry trends by world region and identifies the demand for new aircraft from 2010 to 2029. Among the key trends are: Air Traffic Growth: 4.9% world average annual increase over the next 20...

2010-07-14 08:00:00

WESTFORD, Mass. and FRANKFURT, Germany, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonus Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONS), a leader in IP networking, and NewTelco, a leading infrastructure supplier in the EU region, announced an agreement today that will help increase the market penetration for Sonus products in Central and Eastern Europe as well as CIS countries (Commonwealth of Independent States). NewTelco has relationships with more than four hundred customers in the region and is a provider of...

2010-06-28 09:00:00

MOSCOW, June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Comepay, a leading provider of self-service payment kiosks in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), has selected an IBM System z10 mainframe to run its core business operations. Comepay joins a growing list of companies in growth markets deploying IBM mainframes for the fist time including China Internet Network Information Center, Korea's BC Card and Dongbu Insurance and The First National...

2009-10-09 12:28:00

LEHI, Utah, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by demand, XanGo, LLC, a leading global wellness company, is launching a distributor growth initiative in Russia, Kazakhstan and the Ukraine, all countries that are a part of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). The Grand Opening for this new market will occur on October 10 -11, 2009, at the Small Sport Arena in Moscow. XanGo is a recognized category creator as the first company to market a premium mangosteen beverage,...

2009-09-23 08:38:00

WESTFORD, Mass. and VIENNA, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- EnterpriseDB, the leading enterprise-class open source database company, and VDEL, the largest open source services distribution company in Eastern Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), today announced that VDEL has been named as a Master Distributor of EnterpriseDB products in the regions it serves. VDEL will resell and fully support EnterpriseDB's line of open source database products and services, ultimately...

2009-08-27 04:16:00

MOSCOW and NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), the leading provider of telecommunications services in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), today announced its financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. Second Quarter 2009 Financial Highlights Net operating revenues reached 69.0 billion Russian rubles, an increase of 3.3% versus 1Q09 OIBDA...

2009-05-28 05:02:00

MOSCOW and NEW YORK, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP), the leading provider of telecommunications services in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), today announced its financial and operating results for the quarter ended March 31, 2009. First Quarter 2009 Financial and Operating Highlights Net operating revenues reached 66.8 billion Russian rubles*, an increase of 30.7% versus...

2009-04-17 03:21:00

CLEVELAND, Ohio, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix, the world's leading developer of medical simulation systems, today announced an agreement with Johnson & Johnson LLC for distribution of Simbionix's simulators and related products. Johnson & Johnson LLC, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, operates in Russia, the Ukraine, and other CIS countries. Johnson & Johnson LLC will have exclusive rights to distribute Simbionix's line of advanced medical simulators in...

2009-01-28 09:47:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Communities In Schools, Inc., the nation's largest dropout prevention organization, is pleased to announce its partnership with Causecast, an online social networking community that connects its members to select nonprofits, causes and charitable organizations. With Causecast, CIS is utilizing the latest in Web technology to reach out to those who want to become involved in helping combat a dropout crisis that affects one in three students...

2008-10-10 09:00:45

Text of report by state-owned Kyrgyz Television 1 on 10 October A session of the Interstate Council of the Eurasian Economic Community at a level of the heads of state began [in the Kyrgyz capital] this afternoon. It has considered 18 issues, including a strategy for economic development of the CIS and priority directions of cooperation between CIS countries in the transport, energy and others spheres. The government's press service has reported that Kyrgyzstan has asked Uzbekistan to...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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