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2008-09-24 21:00:26

MOSCOW. Sept 24 (Interfax) - The Russian government might make a decision on building the Baltic Pipeline System-2 in the near future, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin told journalists. "I think this will happen in the near future. The work on this project is already under way. The prime minister has already made the decision on the construction in principle, but the technical aspects of the issue have yet to be finalized," he said. The Russian Energy Ministry submitted to the...

2008-07-22 06:00:41

By Andrew E. Kramer Prime Minister Vladimir Putin instructed his government Monday to restore the flow of oil to the Czech Republic, which was reduced after the Czechs signed an agreement with the United States to base a missile defense radar on their territory. Since the Russians oppose that system, the slowdown in oil supplies stirred speculation that Russia was retaliating by curtailing energy exports to the Czech Republic, which the Russian government denied. Oil supplies dropped...

2008-07-03 21:00:19

MOSCOW. July 3 (Interfax) - The Moscow Arbitration Court has set hearings for May 6 on a suit filed by Alexei Navalny, a minority shareholder in Rosneft (RTS: ROSN), who is trying to force the state oil major to disclose information about its relations with traders, a source familiar with the process told Interfax. Navalny's lawsuit against Rosneft, demanding that the company provide such information, was registered on May 30, according to the Moscow Arbitration Court's website. The...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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