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Ukraine banned on Monday the import of pigs and pork from the South, Central and Volga regions of Russia, reported UNIAN, quoting a source in the Ukrainian State Committee of Veterinary Medicine.The ban was imposed after international veterinary authorities reported several swine plague cases registered in the Volgograd, Saratov and Voronezh administrative territories of Russia.

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Iran will put a storage facility with a capacity of 1.5 billion cubic meters into operation in the next 12 months, Iran News said. The head of the gas storage company said the launch of the Sarajeh facility in the Qom province would allow Iran to resolve gas supply problems and also the dropping of pressure levels in pipelines in the Tehran and Qom regions, as well as in several central regions of Iran.

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The Chechen Republic has prepared proposals for a draft of a project on the development of the North Caucasus Federal District. According to the press service of the head of the republic, the measures proposed in the plan are estimated at 360 billion rubles, Rosbalt reports.According to Chechen Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Eli Isayev, work on a program proposed by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been completed in time. 

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PACE rapporteur to arrive in Ingushetia today

The PACE rapporteur on human rights in the North Caucasus, Dick Martin, is due to arrive in Ingushetia today.  On Wednesday he will meet with Ingush President Yunus-Bek Yevkurov and security services figures, as well as with representatives of social organizations and human rights activists.

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The Chechen Republic has prepared proposals for a draft of a project on the development of the North Caucasus Federal District. According to the press service of the head of the republic, the measures proposed in the plan are estimated at 360 billion rubles, Rosbalt reports.According to Chechen Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Eli Isayev, work on a program proposed by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has been completed in time. 

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President of the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria, Arsen Kanokov, has proposed evaluating the efficiency of the heads of municipalities in the republic by the number of implemented investment projects, reducing subsidies to local budgets.During a meeting that included the heads of municipalities, Kanokov said that it is necessary to cut the number of indicators by which the work of local government was previously assessed from 45 to 10, Interfax reports.

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European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) president Thomas Mirow arrived in Armenia on Thursday as part of a three-day visit to the South Caucasus, the  Novosti-Armenia news agency said, citing a bank statement.

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New Azerbaijani petroleum-chemical complex to be worth over $6 billion

The head of the state company Azerikimya Majid Karimov said that the first phase of the construction of a new complex producing petrochemical products and fertilizers is estimated at $6 billion, according to Trend.The complex presupposes the construction of 19 plants, 10 of which will be built during the first phase.

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While Western countries saw industrial stagnation last year, Iran (where the year starts on March 21) the volume of industrial production increased by 8%, the first vice-president and press secretary of Iranian government Mokhammadrza Rahimi said, Trend reports citing the ILNA news agency. 

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The Chinese have invested in the tourist industry of Caucasian Mineral Waters

March 9 in the administration of Pyatigorsk there was the signing of the quadripartite agreement to invest 7.5 billion rubles in the construction of tourist and recreation facility "Sana". According to  report from the municipality of the city, in the signing participated the administration of Pyatigorsk, investor and general contractor of the project the Chinese company Norinco International Cooperation Ltd., initiator and project management company - Pyatigorsk company "Energy" (President Vladimir Isaev), Investment and Consulting Company «AV», and nonprofit company "Association of Builders of Russia."

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