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Would the last person to leave the smelter please turn out the lights?

For UC RUSAL, one simple act is crucial to reducing costs. Bonuses for managers at the world's largest aluminum company depend on the company's 75,000 workers heeding the message. Photo: A worker operates an electrolysis furnace, which produces aluminium from raw materials, at the electrolysis shop of the Rusal Krasnoyarsk aluminium smelter plant in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. Reuters/Ilya Naymushin Join Discussion

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Of bees, bribes and bureaucrats

Lebedev hit a personal low when the authorities asked him to produce a 100 page report on bee poo Join Discussion

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Moscow: The least worst place for your money

Russia, one of the world's worst performing markets last year, may seem inhospitable to investors, but to investment bankers forced to tighten their belts, other places may be starting to look almost as bad. Join Discussion

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