Topic: Suleiman Kerimov
Potash cartel upended as Russia's Uralkali drops out of the Belarusian Potash Company, heralding a price war for the key crop nutrient. The break-up of a major potash cartel leaves North America's Canpotex as the dominant potash export venture.
Russia's top anti-corruption blogger has singled out Kremlin official Igor Shuvalov as an example of official corruption that has jumped sharply in the past four years.
Belarus security services detained at least 450 protesters in the wake of rallies across the country against the strong-armed measures of President Alexander Lukashenko.
06/23/2011 12:05 pm