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Police Kill Attacker in Dagestan

Police in the central part of the Russian North Caucasus republic of Dagestan on Saturday killed a man who attacked them, a spokesman for the regional Investigative Committee department reported.

Uralkali CEO Owes Release from Custody to His Mother – Belarus Leader

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Saturday the CEO of Russian fertilizer giant Uralkali, who was moved from jail to house arrest in Belarus this week, owes his release from custody to guarantees from his mother.

Russia’s GDP Shows Zero Growth, Outlook Grim – Minister

Russia’s GDP in the first eight months of the year grew 1.5 percent year-on-year, but seasonally adjusted month-to-month growth was zero, Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said Saturday.

New Chemical Attack Probe in Syria ‘Possible’ – Chief Inspector

The UN chemical weapons inspection team in Syria may not be able to visit all possible sites of the alleged chemical weapons use in the country before its mission ends Monday, the team’s leader told RIA Novosti on Saturday, adding that a new inspection was possible.

Russia to Use WTO to Protect Domestic Producers

Russia will actively use World Trade Organization mechanisms to uphold the interests of domestic producers who have suffered as a result of restrictions against them, Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said Saturday.

UN Security Council Passes Syria Resolution

The UN Security Council passed the draft resolution on Syria on Saturday, Moscow time, imposing binding obligations on the Syrian government for the first time since the unrest began in March 2011.

UN Aims to Hold Syria Conference in Mid-November

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday Moscow time the international community aims to hold an international peace conference on Syria in mid-November, the UN News Centre said.

OPCW Makes Key Decision on Syria Chemical Weapons

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) had approved its “historic” timetable for the elimination of Syria’s chemical stockpile on Saturday Moscow time, paving the way for a UN Security Council vote.

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