Moscow Calls for Belaruskali's Fast-Track Privatization Belarus should speed up the privatization of Belaruskali, a major potash fertilizer producer, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday. “I believe it is high time our Belarusian friends made the relevant decision,” he said. His remarks … Read more on RIA Novosti

RPT-Cautious partners Turkey, Russia to talk ties, rivalries But Turkey's regional aspirations in areas where Moscow is sensitive to its waning influence have complicated an already intricate relationship in which cooperation in trade and energy politics is set off by conflicting regional foreign policies … Read more on Reuters

Moscow Wants 60% More Retail Space by 2016, Kommersant Reports Moscow, Europe's largest city, plans to boost retail floor space by 60 percent to 1200 square meters for every 1000 residents in 2016 by increasing the number of small stores, Kommersant reported, citing Alexei Nemeryuk, head of the city's department … Read more on Bloomberg