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2008-09-24 21:00:24

MAGADAN. Sept 24 (Interfax) - The criticism that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev leveled at Polyus Goldf (RTS: PLZL) does not mean that the government intends to strip the country's No. 1 gold producer of its license to develop the big Natalkinskoye deposit in the Magadan region, Economic Development Minister Elvira Nabiullina told reporters in Magadan. "The president's criticism of the company does not mean that the government intends to strip it of the license to develop the deposit,"...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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