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Russian News From Russia: July 27th, 2009!

Ouch this hurt big time in Obama land – Kyrgyzstan’s president has won reelection with 76.4% of the vote, the Central Asian country’s electoral authority said on Monday, citing final results from Thursday’s disputed election. In Ukraine this was one of the big deals. This was a sure win for the Obama administration according to Ukraine. In fact this was a huge issue at the American Embassy in Ukraine. Oops… 🙂

Russia’s Alrosa aims at $2 bln in diamond sales for 2009:
The new president of Russia’s largest diamond producer, Alrosa, confirmed on Monday the company plans to sell diamonds worth a total of $2 billion in 2009.

Russia celebrates Navy Day:
On July 26, Russia celebrated Navy Day. I will tell you that this wound up Ukraine in the city of Sevastopol in the Crimea!

Russian patriarch arrives in Ukraine on 10-day visit:
Patriarch Kirill, the leader of the Russian Church, arrived in Ukraine’s capital on Monday for what he called a “pilgrimage” to the birthplace of Russian Orthodoxy.

Russia reports 24.6% gold output growth in 1H09:
Gold output in Russia grew 24.6%, year-on-year, in January-June 2009 to 77.3 metric tons (2.5 million troy ounces), the Union of Russian Gold Miners said on Monday.

GM-AvtoVAZ plant in south Russia resumes work after holiday:
A GM-AvtoVAZ plant, which produces the Chevrolet Niva off-road model, resumed production on Monday following a two-week summer holiday, a company spokesperson said.

Russian Navy ends first stage of Nerpa sub trials in Far East:
The first stage of new sea trials of Russia’s Nerpa nuclear attack submarine, which was damaged in a fatal accident in previous tests, has been successfully completed, the Amur shipyard said on Monday.

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do.
You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward. - Amelia Earhart