Russian weekly inflation falls to 0.66% – first deputy PM

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(Reuters) – Russian weekly inflation fell to 0.66% in the latest week, First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov said on Wednesday.

Weekly inflation in Russia slowed to 0.99% in the week to April 1 from 1.16% a week earlier, taking the year-to-date increase in consumer prices to 9.99%, data from statistics service Rosstat showed last week.

Rosstat is due to publish the latest weekly inflation data later on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Reuters)

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