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Deputies for adoption of law about derivative tools
the Duma committee on the credit organisations and the financial markets recommended to the parliament lower chamber to accept in the first reading the bill About derivative financial tools . The project brought by group of deputies, defines bases of legal regulation of derivative financial tools, regulates the relations connected with their occurrence, change and the existence termination, defines a legal status of participants of the market of derivatives.
a prime - TASS

Members of parliament want to lower tariffs on the autocitizen
Leaders of four centrist associations of the State Duma - Unity Fatherland - All Russia Regions of Russia the People`s Deputy - suggest to lower established by the government of the Russian Federation tariffs for obligatory insurance of an autocivil liability. As has informed the vice-president of bank committee of the State Duma Vladimir Tarachev, deputies have already prepared the corresponding project of the reference to the chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Michael Kasyanov. According to Vladimir Tarachev, on Tuesday the Duma council, possibly, will make the decision on voting by this question at plenary session on Wednesday and a direction of the document to the chairman of the government.
Interfax

the United Nations have cancelled embargo on export of diamonds from Sierra - Leon
the UN Security Council has made decision not to prolong action of the international embargo on export of diamonds from Sierra - Leon. Remaining three previous years of embargo on export of diamonds from this African republic it has been officially established by the UN Security Council in July, 2000 thus to put an end to ten years` civil war. Deprivation of insurgents of possibility to get support from the outside at the expense of illegal deliveries of diamonds to the world market was the embargo purpose.
Interfax

Russia and Belarus have finished preparation for uniform currency
Preparation of the agreement on introduction since January, 1st, 2005 of the Russian rouble as unique means of payment in territory of Union State of Russia and Belarus is almost finished. On it has informed vitse - the prime minister, the Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Alexey Kudrin at a working meeting with president Vladimir Putin. At a meeting Alexey Kudrin has told about results of session of working group in Minsk with participation of its Belarus colleague, and also chairmen of the Central Banks of two countries. This session has been devoted end of preparation of the agreement on introduction since January, 1st, 2005 of the Russian rouble as unique currency in Union State territory.
Interfax