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March 22, 2002
Alfa Group Consortium

Russia mulls building Siberian fuel corridor to Pacific.

Moscow (Platts)-22Mar2002/848 am EST/1348 GMT Shareholders in Russia Petroleum which is planning to develop the huge natural gas reserves in the Irkutsk region of East Siberia will meet soon to discuss the possible construction of a pipeline to liquefaction plants at the Pacific port of...

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March 20, 2002
VimpelCom Ltd.

VimpelCom Announces Fourth Quarter And Year End 2001 Financial And Operating Results

Moscow and New York (March 20, 2002) - Open Joint Stock Company "Vimpel-Communications" ("VimpelCom" or the "Company") (NYSE: VIP) today announced its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2001. The fourth quarter of 2001 was the fourth consecutive...

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March 18, 2002
Alfa Group Consortium

Alfa Group Ranked First In 100 Leading Companies Rating.

The Alfa Group consortium ranked first in the "Cast: 100 leading companies" rating, according to assessment of the Expert council of the Economic Strategies Institute and the Economic Strategies journal. The consortium received the rating's highest AAA status and the maximal overall...

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March 18, 2002

Golden Telecom to buy rest of Russia's Sovintel.

MOSCOW, March 18 (Reuters) - Russian telecoms firm Golden Telecom said on Monday it had signed a deal to take full control of profitable joint venture Sovintel, buying out the 50 percent owned by partner Rostelekom . The transaction - for $56 million in cash and 15 percent of Golden's shares -...

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