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Today in Russian Business – Feb 10, 2012

Russia’s World Trade Organization succession may force it to start taxing some agricultural products that are currently exempt.  The Moscow Times has details of VTB’s buyback of 2007 shares, to be conducted over the next two months.  Aeroflot is in a legal wrangle with L.A.-based Riviera Travel & Tours over accusations of bribery.  Exports from the Novorossiisk port in the Black Sea are expected to resume tomorrow after freezing temperatures ease.  Talks between Polyus Gold and rival Polymetal have broken down, dashing expectations of a merger.  Oleg Deripaska talks to Business Week about recovering from the financial crisis.