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2008-10-08 15:00:34

Text of report by corporate-owned Russian news agency Interfax Almaty, 8 October: Kazakhstan and Russia need to form a common energy market, the head of the Russian Federation Council's committee for CIS affairs, Vadim Gustov, believes. "The setting up of a kind of an oil alliance would at least strengthen the positions of the countries," he said, speaking at the KIOGE-2008 conference in Almaty today. "The setting up of a common energy market within Russia and Kazakhstan would facilitate...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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