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* Russia's prime minister said in an interview with French Le Figaro that the U.S. should improve relations with Russia marred by the Russian-Georgian conflict over South Ossetia last month

* Russia expects Georgia and the EU to observe corresponding commitments agreed on at the meeting between the Russian and French presidents on September 8, the country's Foreign Ministry said

* Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has discussed with the participants and experts of the annual Valdai International Discussion Club meeting issues of Russia's international and economic policies

* The Russian Foreign Ministry denied British media reports that the head of the Russian diplomatic body, Sergei Lavrov, used foul language talking to his British counterpart David Miliband

* Ukraine was the leading arms supplier to Georgia prior to its conflict with Russia over South Ossetia last month, the deputy chief of Russia's General Staff told an international forum

* An unknown suspect shot dead two policemen in Grozny, the capital of Russia's North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, a local police source said

WORLD

* The Belgian foreign minister said Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili made 'a major political mistake' in regard to South Ossetia, La Libre Belgique newspaper said

* India has tested a domestically produced supersonic air-to-air missile, national media reported

BUSINESS

* Italian electricity company Enel is set to invest 2.2 billion euros ($3.1 billion) in various Russian energy projects by 2012, Italy's news agency Apcom reported

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