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By Rhod Mackenzie and Bogdan Kolbasuk

Vladimir Putin has signed off on an order authorising the transactions of the shares of the Polymetal company, to which the Russian assets of Polymetal International were previously allocated, as well as the Taseevskoye gold deposit in Transbaikalia, previousl...

By Rhod Mackenzie

Russia has proposed the creation of an organization similar to OPEC to coordinate the production of solid minerals, specifically 'minerals of the future' such as lithium, cobalt, and rare earth metals. However, the effectiveness of this association is questionable as potential pa...