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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Political Economy Update: US Economy Struggles While Russian Investments on an Upswing

Russia will invest an estimated $14 billion for the extension of the Trans-Siberian railroad

Alstom signs agreements with RusHydro, other Russian energy companies via @AddThis

Putin expects big pharma presence in Russia - FiercePharma Manufacturing

Investing in Russia: Pepsi's Russian challenge | The Economist via @theeconomist

Kremlin hi-tech hub to partner with Nokia-Siemens
Due West: Georgia’s wildcard in Russia’s WTO membership

US Homes To Lose $1.7 Trillion In Value In 2010 -

(CHINA) poised to buy more Saudi oil than the United States does. - The Economist

How the U.S. Unfroze a Trade Deal with South Korea

Former Homeland Security chief touts natural gas - Bloomberg via @BloombergNow

U.S. allocates $250 million for Israel's Iron Dome anti-rocket system - Haaretz
Most Americans say they're worse off under Obama, poll shows

Two ways to share Christmas with Christians in India

BBC News - World is getting more corrupt, says transparency poll