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PRESS DIGEST - RUSSIA - July 3
MOSCOW, July 3 |
MOSCOW, July 3 (Reuters) - The following are some of the leading stories in Russia's newspapers on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
- Japan's Mitsui is set to buy a 10-percent stake in the Russia's private Sodruzhestvo group operating an export terminal in Kaliningrad sea port, while Singapore's Olam , engaged in processing of agriculture products, has gotten permission from Russian authorities to buy assets in a grain terminal in Azov sea port, the daily says.
- BP Plc's joint venture in Russia, TNK-BP , has expressed interest in participating in Nord Stream pipeline project of natural gas monopoly Gazprom , the daily reports.
- Export of Russia's arms rose 14 percent in the first six months of 2012 compared to the same period last year and reached $6,5 billion, President Vladimir Putin said on Monday.
- Russia plans to launch the world's biggest ice-breaker by 2015 to use it for leading ships into the Western part of Arctic regions, the paper cites a United shipbuilding company official.
- Russia's lawmakers are speeding up the approval of a bill that will classify non-government companies financed from abroad as foreign agents, the daily says adding that non-profit ogranisations Golos and Transparency International Russia will be included in the list.
- More than 10,000 women die in Russia every year from violence coming from their husbands and other relatives, the paper cites official statistics.
- Some 10 Russian army generals were sentenced to prison for corruption in the last 12 months, according to the chief military prosecutor Sergei Fridinsky.
- Russia's lawmakers could pas a bill obliging state officials to get rid of their property abroad and close accounts in foreign banks.
- The daily is running an interview with the head of Russia's anti-monopoly agency Igor Artemyev.
(Reporting By Tatiana Ustinova)
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