Peter Hambro Finds Common Cause with Potanin to Grow Gold Assets By Ben Aris | February 28, 2005 London gold junior expands collaboration strategy and secures more gold resources as growth promises remain on track. New Russian Steel Giant on the Cards By Ben Aris | October 29, 2004 Ben Aris reports from Moscow on the putative deal between metal tycoons Alisher Usmanov, Boris Ivanishvili, and Vasily Anisimov. Russia and China conclude major steel pact By Ben Aris | October 21, 2004 Alexander Abramov, the owner of EvrazHolding, Russia's largest steel corporation, signed off on a deal with China's largest company Baosteel this week to build a metal works in China. Russia Improves Minerals Exploration & Exploitation Climate By Ben Aris | October 20, 2004 Russia has lifted a three-year moratorium on issuing new licenses for the exploitation of Russia's natural resources. Look forward to a scramble for as investors move to take advantage of the relaxation and streamlining of the process. Yuganskneftegaz Sell Off is End of Yukos By Ben Aris | October 15, 2004 Resource Investor Moscow Correspondent, Ben Aris, picks up the Yukos- Yuganskneftegaz developments which we noted earlier this week. LUKoil Usurping Yukos By Ben Aris | November 10, 2004 LUKoil is usurping Yukos' place as the poster boy for Russian oil and the country's hydrocarbon emissary abroad.