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 2021-10-27 17:51 

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Russian economy could move to 3% growth in 2023-24 by successfully implementing all govt initiatives - Central Bank...

MOSCOW. Oct 27 (Interfax) - Russia could have economic growth of 3% per year in 2023-2024 by successfully implementing all of the government's initiatives, Central Bank of Russia (CBR) Deputy Governor Alexei Zabotkin said during a joint meeting of the...

 2021-10-27 14:40 

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Bill penalizing attempts to equate USSR with Nazi Germany by fine, 15-day arrest submitted to Duma...

MOSCOW. Oct 27 (Interfax) - A bill that penalizes attempts to equate the Soviet Union with Nazi Germany by a fine of 1,000 to 100,000 rubles or a 15-day arrest has been submitted to the State Duma."Consistent with the proposed Part 1 Article 13.47 of ...

 2021-10-27 13:45 

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Rosatom expects to build around 10 NPP units in Russia by 2035...

MOSCOW. Oct 27 (Interfax) - Rosatom Group expects to build around 10 nuclear power plant units in Russia by 2035, the state corporation's head, Alexei Likhachev, said."The amount of funds used in 2020 was around 524 billion rubles. In 2021, we are...

 2021-10-27 13:37 

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Russia registers 36,582 new cases of Covid-19, new all-time high of 1,123 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Oct 27 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 36,582 new cases of Covid-19 and a new all-time high of 1,123 deaths from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Wednesday."Over the past day, 36,58...

 2021-10-27 11:49 

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Softline raises $400 mln in IPO at low end valuation of $1.5 bln...

MOSCOW. Oct 27 (Interfax) - Information technology company Softline raised $400 million in its initial public offering, placing its Global Depositary Receipts (GDR) at $7.50 each, the company said.This was at the low end of the price range of $7.50-$10.50...

 2021-10-27 11:00 

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Investigative Committee to probe non-return of Scythian gold collection to Russia...

MOSCOW. Oct 27 (Interfax) - Russian Investigative Committee head Alexander Bastrykin has ordered to probe the non-return of the Scythian gold collection to Russia, the agency's press service said in a statement seen by Interfax on Wednesday."Given...

 2021-10-27 10:29 

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Rally of 100,000 people presents demands to Azerbaijani authorities...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-10-27 10:00 

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Russian, Israeli deputy FMs discuss regional security, arms control - Russian Foreign Ministry...

MOSCOW. Oct 26 (Interfax) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov met with Deputy Director General for Strategic Affairs at the Israeli Foreign Ministry Joshua Zarka on Tuesday to discuss topical security issues."There was a detailed and in-d...

 2021-10-26 22:05 

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EU discussing additional support measures for Moldova in gas sphere...

CHISINAU. Oct 26 (Interfax) - President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has shared a phone call with Moldovan President Maia Sandu on the topic of gas supplies."The EU stands with Moldova. Our experts are on the ground to help with the...

 2021-10-26 18:29 

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Incidence of Covid-19 among children up by 10%-15% in 2021 - expert...

MOSCOW. Oct 26 (Interfax) - The incidence of Covid-19 cases among children in Russia has grown this year compared to 2020, but almost none of these children have had severe symptoms, Andrei Fisenko, director of the Russian Health Ministry's National C...

 2021-10-26 17:52 

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Gref: 2021 to be one of Sberbank's most successful years yet, net profit to top 1 trln rubles...

MOSCOW. Oct 26 (Interfax) - Sberbank's net profit will exceed 1 trillion rubles in 2021, the bank's president and chairman of the management board, Herman Gref, said during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin."This year, we will li...

 2021-10-26 14:40 

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Dutch court ruling on Scythian gold belonging to Ukraine to be challenged - Crimea rep...

SIMFEROPOL. Oct 26 (Interfax) - The Tuesday ruling of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal, which says that 2,000 artifacts from the collection of four Crimean museums exhibited in the Netherlands before the peninsula became part of Russia should be returned to ...

 2021-10-26 13:46 

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Russia registers 36,446 new Covid-19 cases, all-time high of 1,106 deaths in past 24 hours - HQ...

MOSCOW. Oct 26 (Interfax) - Russia has registered 36,446 new cases of Covid-19 and a new all-time high of 1,106 deaths in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Tuesday."Over the past day, 36,446 Covid-19 cases...

 2021-10-26 11:53 

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St. Petersburg monarchic center calls for swift restoration of absolute monarchy in Russia...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-10-26 10:00 

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New coronavirus strain AY.4.2 found in Moscow, Moscow region - Rospotrebnadzor head...

MOSCOW. Oct 25 (Interfax) - The new mutation of the Delta variant of coronavirus, AY.4.2, has been found in Moscow and the Moscow region, where three cases have been registered, Anna Popova, the head of Russia's consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzo...

 2021-10-25 16:29 

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Gazprom, Mongolia agree route for Power of Siberia 2 pipeline, discuss feasibility study progress...

MOSCOW. Oct 25 (Interfax) - Gazprom and Mongolia have agreed on the route of the Power of Siberia 2 gas pipeline and discussed progress with a feasibility study for the project, the Russian gas giant said in a press release following a meeting between Vit...

 2021-10-25 16:26 

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Mirziyoyev wins Uzbek presidential election with over 80% of vote - CEC...

TASHKENT. Oct 25 (Interfax) - Incumbent Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has won the presidential election with 80.1% of the vote, Uzbek Central Elections Commission (CEC) Chairman Zainiddin Nizamkhodzhayev said....

 2021-10-25 14:23 

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Coup attempt sparks riots in Sudanese capital, no threat to Russian embassy...

MOSCOW. Oct 25 (Interfax) - A coup attempt has partially paralyzed the Sudanese capital and sparked riots, the Russian embassy in Khartoum told Interfax on Monday."According to regional, Sudanese media, there has been a military coup in Sudan. Soverei...

 2021-10-25 14:18 

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Gazprom expects to stay competitive after EU introduces carbon tax by cutting emissions...

MOSCOW. Oct 25 (Interfax) - Gazprom's gas will remain competitive even if Europe introduces its Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) by implementing measures to reduce emissions, the Russian gas giant's deputy CEO and head of Gazprom Export L...

 2021-10-25 12:16 

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Russia registers new all-time high of 37,930 new cases of Covid-19 - HQ...

MOSCOW. Oct 25 (Interfax) - Russia has registered a new all-time high of 37,930 new cases of Covid-19, as well as 1,069 deaths from Covid-19, in the past 24 hours, the coronavirus response headquarters said in a statement on Monday."Over the past day,...

 2021-10-25 12:16 

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Slovenian investment in Russian economy exceeds $233 mln, but still has potential to grow - ministry...

MOSCOW. Oct 25 (Interfax) - Slovenian accumulated direct investment in the Russian economy exceeded $233 million as of the first quarter of 2021, Russia's Agriculture Ministry said on Friday after a meeting in Ljubljana of the co-chairmen of the Russi...

 2021-10-25 11:08 

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Gas price crisis is European-level problem - German ambassador to Russia...

YEKATERINBURG. Oct 25 (Interfax) - Germany is not the only one affected by the gas crisis, including gas prices, German Ambassador to Russia Geza Andreas von Geyr told reporters in Yekaterinburg on Monday."I would describe the gas crisis as a crisis o...

 2021-10-25 09:44 

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Soyuzneftexport denationalized...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-10-24 10:00 

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Ukraine offers Europe 55 bcm of additional gas transit under 'special conditions' - NSDC secretary...

KYIV. Oct 22 (Interfax) - Kyiv has offered Europe additional gas transit, 55 billion cubic meters in total under special terms and conditions, Secretary of Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksiy Danilov said."The government...

 2021-10-22 18:38 

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Bolivia keen for Gazprom to participate in Lithium mining...

MOSCOW. Oct 22 (Interfax) - Bolivia is interested in Gazprom's involvement in lithium mining projects, the country's foreign minister, Rogelio Mayta, said on Friday."The main thing is involvement in new projects in Bolivia concerning direct li...

 2021-10-22 17:22 

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Moldovan parliament declares 30-day state of emergency over energy crisis...

CHISINAU. Oct 22 (Interfax) - The Moldovan parliament has declared a state of emergency for 30 days, from October 22 to November 20, because of a crisis in the energy sector.The decision to impose a state of emergency was made at an extraordinary parliame...

 2021-10-22 16:18 

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Bank of Russia chooses non-standard rate hike step of 75 bps to 7.50%...

MOSCOW. Oct 22 (Interfax) - The board of directors of the Central Bank of Russia decided to hike the key rate 75 basis points to 7.50% at its meeting on Friday, choosing a non-standard increment that virtually no one on the market had expected.The overwhe...

 2021-10-22 14:14 

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Sixteen people killed in fire at gunpowder plant in Ryazan region - Russian Health Ministry...

MOSCOW. Oct 22 (Interfax) - Sixteen people were killed in a fire at the Elastik gunpowder plant in the settlement of Lesnoi, Ryazan region, the Russian health minister's aide Alexei Kuznetsov said on Friday."According to tentative information as o...

 2021-10-22 12:05 

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Moldova to impose state of emergency in energy sphere - PM...

CHISINAU. Oct 22 (Interfax) - Moldovan Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilita has announced the imposition of a state of emergency in the country in the sphere of energy.The state of emergency will be imposed due to a gas shortage and a drop in pressure in the ...

 2021-10-22 12:05 

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Russia sees all-time daily high of 37,141 Covid-19 cases, record high of 1,064 deaths in past day - HQ...

MOSCOW. Oct 22 (Interfax) - Russia has recorded another all-time high number of daily cases of Covid-19, 37,141, over the past 24 hours, along with 1,064 coronavirus-related fatalities, the highest daily number since the start of the pandemic, the coronav...

 2021-10-22 12:02 

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Borisov puts share of Russian equipment in oil, gas industry at 60%...

KHANTY MANSIYSK. Oct 22 (Interfax) - The share of domestic equipment in Russia's oil and gas sector has already reached 60%, but import substitution must continue, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said."In the oil and gas sector, the share of eq...

 2021-10-22 11:08 

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Margaret Thatcher pledges to promote free enterprise in Russia and Eastern Europe...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-10-22 10:00 

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Putin expects leaders of UNSC member states to gather for summit...

SOCHI. Oct 21 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he is hoping that the leaders of UN Security Council member states will hold a summit."If we talk about my initiative on holding a meeting of heads of state of the five permanent UN ...

 2021-10-21 20:09 

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NLMK planning to launch production in India in Q2 2022...

MOSCOW. Oct 21 (Interfax) - NLMK is planning to launch production of transformer steel in India in Q2 2022, CEO Grigory Fedorishin said during a conference call for analysts on Thursday.The investment in the project, as previously reported, will be about ...

 2021-10-21 18:44 

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Stoltenberg's remarks on NATO's being open to dialogue with Moscow make no practical sense - Russian Foreign Ministry...

MOSCOW. Oct 21 (Interfax) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's remarks on the alliance's openness to dialogue with Russia are not backed up in practice and make no sense, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said."We...

 2021-10-21 16:29 

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Gleb Prozorov appointed Deputy General Director of Interfax...

MOSCOW. Oct 21 (Interfax) - Gleb Prozorov has been appointed Deputy General Director of Interfax.Prozorov was Executive Director of Forbes Russia prior to his new appointment and, before that, General Director of Business News Media, which publishes the V...

 2021-10-21 14:03 

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Non-working days to be introduced in Moscow from Oct 28 to Nov 7 - Mayor Sobyanin...

MOSCOW. Oct 21 (Interfax) - The period of non-working days to be introduced in Moscow due to the Covid-19 situation will last for almost a week and a half, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said."Non-working days will be introduced in Moscow from October 2...

 2021-10-21 12:42 

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Russia sees all-time daily high of 36,339 Covid-19 cases, record high of 1,036 deaths in past day - HQ...

MOSCOW. Oct 21 (Interfax) - Russia has recorded another all-time high number of daily cases of Covid-19, 36,339, over the past 24 hours, along with 1,036 coronavirus-related fatalities, the highest daily number since the start of the pandemic, the coronav...

 2021-10-21 12:07 

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New subvariant of Delta more contagious, could replace initial strain in future - Rospotrebnadzor expert...

MOSCOW. Oct 21 (Interfax) - A new subvariant of the Delta strain of Covid-19, AY.4.2, is more contagious and could replace the initial variant, but Russian vaccines will be effective against this strain of coronavirus, Kamil Khafizov, head of the research...

 2021-10-21 11:56 

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Steam leak due to faulty weld seam detected at Rostov NPP last night - Rosenergoatom...

ROSTOV-ON-DON. Oct 21 (Interfax) - The staff at the Rostov Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) recorded a steam leak in the second power unit last night due to a faulty weld seam on a pipe part of the clean contour system where non-radioactive water circulates, Ros...

 2021-10-21 11:56 

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Rosnedra sees huge potential for Rosgeo on foreign markets, particularly Asia, Africa...

MOSCOW. Oct 21 (Interfax) - Russian state exploration company Rosgeo has huge potential on foreign markets, particularly in African and Asian countries, the acting head of the Federal Subsurface Resources Agency (Rosnedra), Yevgeny Petrov said in an inter...

 2021-10-21 11:19 

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Soviet Foreign Ministry expert: ‘We won’t get a cent from West until situation in country becomes clear’...

This news story first came out 30 years ago to the day, and we are publishing it today as part of Interfax's project, "Timeline of the Last Days of USSR. This Day 30 Years Ago." The project's goal is to reconstruct as fully as possible the...

 2021-10-21 10:00 

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Moscow-format negotiators call for interaction with Afghanistan irrespective of Taliban's official recognition - statement...

MOSCOW. Oct 20 (Interfax) - Participants in the international meeting on Afghanistan have called for establishing practical interaction with the country irrespective of the official recognition of the Taliban (banned in Russia), a joint statement released...

 2021-10-20 20:00 

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Saakashvili arrived in Georgia on board Vilnius ship hiding in truck trailer loaded with dairy products - prosecutors...

TBILISI. Oct 20 (Interfax) - The Georgian prosecution authorities on Wednesday published a detailed account of former President Mikheil Saakashvili's trip to Georgia from Ukraine.The statement published on Wednesday says that the Vilnius vessel arrive...

 2021-10-20 18:50 

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Rosprirodnadzor assesses damage caused by oil spill at CPC terminal near Novorossiysk at 4.48 bln rubles...

MOSCOW. Oct 20 (Interfax) - Russia's Federal Natural Resource Use Oversight Service (Rosprirodnadzor) has assessed the damage caused by the oil spill at the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) sea terminal near Novorossiysk at 4.482 billion rubles, Svet...

 2021-10-20 16:40 

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Russia to prepare comprehensive response to gas crisis on global market - Putin...

MOSCOW. Oct 20 (Interfax) - The Russian government plans to develop a set of measures to counteract the negative consequences of rising global prices for natural gas, President Vladimir Putin said during a government meeting on Wednesday.Putin noted that ...

 2021-10-20 16:40 

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Putin supports introduction of paid non-working days in Russia from Oct 30 to Nov 7...

MOSCOW. Oct 20 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin supports the idea of introducing paid non-working days from October 30 to November 7 in order to contain the spread of coronavirus."It is especially important now to flatten the spike in the...

 2021-10-20 15:25 

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U.S. houses searched by FBI agents 'abandoned' - Russian businessman Deripaska...

MOSCOW. Oct 20 (Interfax) - The houses in Washington and New York that were raided by FBI agents yesterday are abandoned, Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska said on Telegram.NBC News said on Tuesday, citing a representative of the FBI, that Deripaska'...

 2021-10-20 14:42 

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Volume of Russian exports of military-purpose products remains at $15 bln annually - Russian deputy PM...

MOSCOW. Oct 20 (Interfax) - The volume of exports of Russian weapons and military hardware has been maintained, the office of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said, citing him."Despite the fact that the countries that are our main partners i...

 2021-10-20 14:08 

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Deputy PM Hanafi calls current Afghan govt inclusive...

MOSCOW. Oct 20 (Interfax) - Deputy Prime Minister Abdul Salam Hanafi of Afghanistan's interim government has described the country's current government as inclusive."The government of Afghanistan is already inclusive today. As you know, 500,00...

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