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Greece takes out $1.5 billion loan for Olympics

...cash into a variety of projects, including construction of stadiums, roads, security and health services. Deputy Finance Minister Christos Pachtas signed on behalf of the government. The government has insisted its 2004 budget of $4.4 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/14/oth_364118.shtml
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IMF begins investigation into Russia's use of loans

...We are not going to make excuses for ourselves, we are ready to provide the necessary information," Russian Deputy Finance Minister Oleg Vyugin was quoted as saying Monday by ORT television. After the allegations of money laundering through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/07/bus_269593.shtml
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Russian official: IMF and Russia still working on size of loan

...visit by an IMF team next week. Russia has already paid about $1 billion to the fund in the first quarter, Deputy Finance Minister Oleg Vyugin said, according to the Interfax news agency. The IMF mission and the government must prepare a joint...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/31/bus_257735.shtml
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EU, Asian ministers call for exchange stability

...topics -- Brazil and action on currency -- were expected to dominate the agenda later Saturday in Frankfurt when deputy finance ministers from the G-7 group of world economic powers meet, including U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/17/bus_250437.shtml
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Group urges overhaul of global financial system

...These will be discussed by the IMF. They have all the tools for carrying forward this process," said Italian Deputy Finance Minister Mario Draghi, co-chairman of the study group on financial sector reform. The lengthy reports, which were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/06/bus_241002.shtml
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Russia awaits break of political deadlock

...involved in the government's negotiations on a massive International Monetary Fund bailout package. Acting First Deputy Finance Minister Vladimir Petrov was arrested last week, accused of taking $520,000 in bribes for using his position to benefit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/10/bus_238545.shtml
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Special forces asked to serve

...already the highest in Olympic history, to at least $1.5 billion - 25 percent higher than estimated, Greece's Deputy Finance Minister Petros Doukas said. These may include expanded roles for NATO anti-terrorism units and agents from the United...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/22/oly_422963.shtml
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Russia to miss another big debt payment, no solution in sight

...months, the government has been dipping into Russia's meager foreign currency reserves to pay IMF debts, First Deputy Finance Minister Oleg Vyugin said Wednesday, according to the Interfax news agency. If the new loan doesn't come through soon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/03/bus_262815.shtml
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Russian parliament's upper house approves 1999 budget

...lending of any kind, without an accord with the IMF. "I don't want to think about this scenario," Russian Deputy Finance Minister Mikhail Kasyanov said in a recent interview. The new budget is likely to implode by midsummer if no IMF money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/18/bus_253694.shtml
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Countries push for exchange rate controls

...Union nations and 10 Asian countries. They were also likely to promote the proposal Saturday at a meeting of deputy finance ministers from the leading world industrial powers, a bloc known as G-7. Despite the call for increased international...

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