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Morning re-cap of main news, September 30

� A Russian Emergency Situations Ministry plane with Russian organizations' employees and their families on board left Tbilisi, a ministry spokesman said

� Russian ships have started a mission in the Black Sea in line with a Turkey-led international operation designed to combat terrorism and prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons, the Navy's press service said

� Russia's Economic Development and Trade Minister German Gref said he positively assessed a regular round of talks with the United States on Russia's accession to the World Trade Organizations

� Lieutenant Colonel Konstantin Pichugin, a Russian officer wanted by the Georgian authorities on suspicion of espionage, is not in the headquarters of the Group of Russian Forces in the South Caucasus, a military official said Saturday

� Russia is holding talks on the establishment of an international uranium enrichment center in Angarsk with Kazakhstan and other states, a deputy head of the country's nuclear agency said

� Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said Investment in Russia's fixed capital would double to 7.127 trillion rubles ($267 billion) by 2009

� A fire emerged in a depository for electric cables in southern Moscow covering 500 square meters (5,400 sq. ft.), a source in the city's firefighting service said

� A four-year-old child was killed in an industrial accident at a construction site in northern Moscow, prosecutors said

� No one was wounded as unknown assailants tried to blow up a police motorcade in Chechnya, the North Caucasus republic's Interior Ministry said

� A total of 117 schoolchildren went to doctors saying they have a food poisoning in the Kirov Region 700 miles east of Moscow, a law enforcement source said

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