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Potash conflict escalates into Russia-Belarus trade war

6:20 AM MDT | September 6, 2013 | —Natasha Alperowicz

Tensions between Russia and Belarus have escalated following the 26 August detention of Vladislav Baumgertner, the CEO of potash producer Uralkali (Berezniki, Russia), as he was leaving the Minsk airport after a meeting with Belarus prime minister Mikhail Myasnikovich. Baumgertner is being detained for alleged abuse of power....

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