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    Russia to Harvest 106 Mln Tonnes of Grain in 2016

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    Russia is going to harvest some 106 million metric tons of grain in 2016, Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia is planning to harvest some 106 million metric tons of grain in 2016, Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev said Wednesday.

    "We are planning to harvest around 106 million tonnes thus year with favorable weather conditions," Tkachev said at a meeting with ministry's high-ranking officials.

    Russia harvested 104.8 million metric tons of grain in 2015.

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