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Russia to Ratify Kyoto Climate-Change Treaty

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Russia to Ratify Kyoto Climate-Change Treaty

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Russia to Ratify Kyoto Climate-Change Treaty

Russia to Ratify Kyoto Climate-Change Treaty

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Russia's Parliament is expected to vote Friday to ratify the Kyoto Protocol — the last step before the climate-change treaty goes into effect worldwide. Russia's gas emissions became the key to the treaty's success after the United States pulled out of the agreement in 2001. NPR's Lawrence Sheets reports.

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