Putin Aide Proposes $7.5 Billion Tax Hike for Mining, Chemicals Sectors

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Visitors use flashlights to inspect excavations for sylvinite mineral ore, used to produce potash fertilizer, in the underground potash mine at the Usolskiy Potash Complex, operated by EuroChem Group AG, at the Verkhnekamskoe deposit in Perm region, Russia, on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. EuroChem, owned by Russian commodities tycoon Andrey Melnichenko, is spending $6 billion on two mines to produce potash, a reddish mineral found deep in the Earth that’s prized for its ability as a soil fertilizer. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

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