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    Russia to Boost Grain Output by 15-20 Mln Tonnes in Next 10 Years

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    Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said that ministry has plans to increase grain output by 15-20 million tonnes in the next 10 years.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia is planning to increase grain production by 15-20 million metric tons in the next 10 years, Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said Wednesday.

    "We are planning to increase grain output by 15-20 million tonnes in the next 10 years," Tkachev said in an interview with Rossiya 24 television.

    Russia harvested 104.3 million tonnes of grain in 2015.

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