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Mediator says Russia faces 'enormous work' before admission to WTO

Russia, the only major country still outside the World Trade Organization, faces major barriers to membership even after 14 years of negotiations, officials said Monday. Stefan Johannesson, who heads the WTO committee steering talks with Russia, said he could not predict when the country would be ready to enter the 152-member body, which sets the rules on global trade. Full Story

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