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Russians drinking less, living longer, WHO says

Russia remains a nation of heavy drinkers, but alcohol consumption has fallen 43 percent from 2003 to 2016, a key factor in the country's rapid rise in life expectancy, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.
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Russian rocket for suborbital space tourism to use ethanol as fuel


A projected rocket for commercial suborbital spaceflights, to be launched from a private space center to be built in Central Russia, will use ethyl alcohol as a fuel, the project's head told TASS on Thursday.
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Tatarstan is to have ‘maize-based' petrol and catalysts all Russia needs

The introduction of up-to-date technologies to the economy of Tatarstan was discussed at a meeting of Tatneftekhiminvest-holding's Board of Directors chaired by President of the republic Rustam Minnikhanov on 28 November. Read in Realnoe Vremya's report from the Government House on plans for the introduction of new fuel additives and catalysts that use renewable feedstock, use of digital twins of enterprises of the oil and petrochemical complex and development of a circular economy in Tatarstan, which is aimed to minimise waste and environmental pollution.
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Russia - Law on fuel ethanol production signed by President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law regulating the production and trade of fuel ethanol. The regulation had already been adopted by the State Duma on November 13, 2018 and approved by the Federation Council on November 23.
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Markets Now: Ethanol, Corn and Wheat Markets

While agriculture still tries to digest the roller-coaster news out of Washington D.C. from 2018, analysts are already focused on the dynamics of the new year. Clinton Griffiths sat down with Tommy Grisafi of Advance Trading and John Payne, publisher of "This Week in Grain" to discuss 2019 market movers.
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A biofuel for automated heat generation: Scientists calculated what type of biomass generates more heat than consumes in pyrolysis

Pyrolysis - a process of biomass decomposition - can be organized automatically for heat generation out of the most common type of biomass such as peat and straw. That is, it is sufficient to heat biomass to a certain temperature and then the process proceeds in the autothermal mode due to its own heat release. This technology was studied by scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University in the article published in the Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry.
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Russia Ethanol Production Set to Grow

Plans to lift a hefty excise tax on fuel ethanol by the Russian government are being called revolutionary. Recent statements from the office of Alexander Tkachev, Russia Minister of Agriculture, indicate the government plans to lift the excise tax on domestic ethanol by the end of the year with the goal of stimulating production. It will help implement one of the more ambitious state goals to increase the share of ethanol in the domestic motor fuel up to 10 percent by 2020.
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