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2008-07-04 03:00:22

Text of report in English by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 3 July: Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev will discuss with his Turkmen colleague Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow cooperation in the energy sphere. The Russian head of state will pay an official visit to Turkmenistan on 4-5 July.

2008-07-03 09:00:43

Text of "Novosti Dnya" news report by Russian Zvezda TV, Defence Ministry controlled, promotes patriotic values, on 3 July [Presenter] [Russian Prime Minister] Vladimir Putin is holding a visiting session with environmentalists and representatives of the state corporation Olimpstroy in Sochi.

2008-07-01 15:00:48

The president of the Russian oil company Rosneft, Sergey Bogdanchikov, has not ruled out the possibility of reviewing the oil price for China, which has been agreed in a contract concluded with the China National Petroleum Corporation for the period until 2010, ITAR-TASS news agency reported on 1 July.

2008-06-27 12:03:03

Ukraine will pay more than 400 dollars for 1,000 cu.m. of gas from 2009, the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS reported at 1313 gmt on 27 June, quoting Gazprom chairman Aleksey Miller.

2008-06-27 09:03:03

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Asgabat, 27 June: In 2009 Turkmenistan will transport natural gas from the right bank of the Amu Darya [river] to China via Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, the president of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, said in his welcoming message today to participants in the construction of a gas processing facility at the Samandepe field [in eastern Turkmenistan].

2008-06-26 06:03:00

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 26 June. Gazprom [the Russian gas giant] intends to take an active part in the construction of the trans-American gas pipeline in its Venezuela-Brazil section. This was announced today by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandr Zhukov.

2008-06-23 06:00:22

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Kemerovo, 23 June: The accident at the Lenin mine in Kemerovo Region on 30 May, in which five miners died, was caused by a violation of rules on supporting the assembly chamber, and the rules for doing assembly work, Nikolay Smirnov, head of the state commission investigating the causes of the accident and acting head of the regional directorate of Rostekhnadzor [Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Monitoring], told...

2008-06-21 15:00:27

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Dushanbe 21 June: The second unit of the Sangtuda-1 hydroelectric power station, being built with Russia' involvement on the Tajik River Vakhsh, will start producing electricity in early July, the headquarters for supervising the construction told the news agency today, adding that the trial run of the unit is scheduled for 23 June.

2008-06-20 15:00:30

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Dushanbe, 20 June: The signing of an intergovernmental agreement on supplying electricity from Tajikistan to Afghanistan in 2010- 2015, which was planned for today, has not been held.

2008-06-19 12:00:00

Text of report by state-controlled Russian Channel One TV on 19 June [Presenter] For the first time in ten years, a space rocket was launched from the Kapustin Yar range in Astrakhan under the Interkosmos international project.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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