rferl.org. “Goodbye Dollar, Hello Altyn? In Ex-Soviet Union, Possible Future Currency Has Rich Past"- When Russian President Vladimir Putin submitted a bill aimed to help de-dollarize the post-Soviet space, it came as no surprise for many in the former U.S.S.R. On August 28, Putin asked parliament to ratify a treaty among members of the Commonwealth of Independent States that would expand the use of their national currencies -- instead of the dollar or euro -- in foreign trade payments and financial services.
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akipress.org. “Sinopec Corp interested in hydrocarbon cooperation with Kazakhstan"- Chinese businessmen are interested in cooperation with Kazakhstan partners, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sinopec Corp Wang Yupu said at the 10th Eurasian Forum “KAZENERGY" in Astana on September 30.