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2008-09-22 09:00:49

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 22 September: Russian and Venezualan oil and gas companies may set up a consortium for working at oil and gas fields in Latin America, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin has said, reporting on the results of his visit to Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua last week.

2008-09-18 09:00:26

Text of report in English by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 18 September: Russia's communications workers have presented residents of South Ossetia on Thursday 3,000 household radio sets.

2008-09-18 06:00:38

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Dushanbe, 18 September: Russian companies are ready to take part in the construction of the Roghun hydroelectric power station as well as several other medium-sized and small hydroelectric power stations, the head of the Russian presidential administration, Sergey Naryshkin, said today in Dushanbe.

2008-09-14 12:00:10

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Perm, 14 September: The crash of the Boeing-727 [as received; should be Boeing-737], according to preliminary data, was linked to technical failure and the right-hand engine catching fire, the chairman of the investigations committee under the Russian Prosecutor's Office, Aleksandr Bastrykin, said in Perm.

2008-09-11 09:00:20

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Almaty, 11 September: The Syr Darya basin countries have failed to agree on the most topical issue - rational use of river water.

2008-09-05 12:00:35

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Almaty, 5 September: Kazakh oil is being supplied "in a normal mode" via the territory of Georgia.

2008-09-04 12:00:28

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 4 September: In view of the partial completion of repairs by the companies EuRoPol Gaz and Wingas, the Gazprom public company resumed the transportation of gas through the Yamal-Europe pipeline at 1900 hours [presumably Moscow time] on 3 September.

2008-09-03 12:00:28

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Minsk, 3 September: Belarus has been considering alternative oil supplies, but at the moment it finds it economically reasonable to buy oil from Russia.

2008-09-02 15:00:26

(Correcting the publication date. A corrected version of the item follows) Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Tashkent, 2 September: [Russia's] LUKoil plans to extract 12bn cu.m.

2008-09-02 12:00:29

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Tashkent, 2 September: [Russia's] LUKoil plans to extract 12bn cu.m. of gas a year at the gas fields of Qandim and Hisor Group in Uzbekistan, the head of the company, Vagit Alekperov, told journalists today.


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