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    Russian Economy Posts First Growth on Annual Basis Since 2008

    Mar. 9 – The Russian economy grew last month on an annual basis for the first time since November 2008, an indicator derived from service and manufacturing surveys based on opinions of leading Russian corporations’ managers, executed by the VTB Capital, showed. The economy of the world’s largest energy exporter expanded 0.5 percent after shrinking[…..]

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    Russian Government Wants to Speed up Privatization

    Mar. 8 – The Russian government is planning to ask investors what assets they would like to buy from the state, an idea proposed by First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov to speed up privatizations. Shuvalov said in September that the state was planning to step up asset sales. The government wants to hear investors’[…..]

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