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Main news of October 6

* Lithuanian prosecutors released from the pilot of a Russian fighter that crashed in Lithuania in September

* Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip said his country did not intend to seek compensation for alleged damages incurred during the Soviet period

* A jury in southern Russia cleared two Interior Ministry officers of committing murder in Chechnya

* Prosecutors confiscated documents in an NGO set up by jailed Yukos founder Mikhail Khodorkovsky, as part of the investigation into suspected money laundering

* The lawyers of former Russian Nuclear Power Minister Yevgeny Adamov intend to appeal a Swiss court's ruling to extradite him to the United States

* Russia's natural gas giant, Gazprom, intends to start the construction of the first sections of the North European Gas Pipeline by year's end

* Russian electricity monopoly Unified Energy Systems said it would consider concluding an option agreement on the purchase of a 30.41% stake in Silovye Mashiny

* Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in St. Petersburg for the Central Asian Cooperation Organization summit

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