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2008-09-24 09:00:41

Gazprom and the government of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Russia have signed a co-operation agreement for the gasification of the region in 2009. The agreement contemplates co-operation between the parties in a wide range of issues including gasification of the region; utilization of modern renewable electricity sources; introduction of distributed energy sources and environmentally friendly technologies for gas supply facilities; wider use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel; conversion...

2008-07-02 21:00:15

MOSCOW. July 2 (Interfax) - Rescuers have found seven survivors at the crash site of an Mi-8 helicopter belonging to the UTair airline in the Yamal-Nenets autonomous district, Emergency Situations Ministry spokesperson Irina Andrianova told Interfax. "Our rescuers have already reached the scene, took reportedly seven live people on board, and are now flying to Noyabrsk and Nizhnevartovsk with two aircraft," Andrianova said. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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