Russian markets - Factors to Watch on Oct 2

MOSCOW, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Here are events and news stories that could move Russian markets on Tuesday.

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STOCKS CALL (Contributions to

Troika: "We are opening our prices this morning down 1 percent."

Aton: "Russian stock indexes are likely to enter the negative territory due to the worsening of sentiment on the U.S. markets by yesterday's close."

EVENTS (All times GMT):

MOSCOW - The VTB Capital "RUSSIA CALLING!" Investment Forum. Russian President Vladimir Putin to speak at 0900 GMT.

PYATIGORSK, Russia - Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to chair a government meeting on the development of the South Caucasus.

MOSCOW - Russia's Deputy Agriculture Minister Ilya Shestakov holds a briefing.

MOSCOW - Russia's monthly oil output and export and gas output data.

MOSCOW - Coal miner Mechel

to announce Q2 results. IN THE PAPERS :

Vedomosti runs an interview with Arkady Volozh, the chief executive officer of Russia's most popular search engine Yandex


Kommersant has an interview with Ernesto Ferlengi, the board chairman of Russian power grid company Federal Grid Co (FSK)




ING shuts E.Europe equities ops, London jobs to go

Russian shares continue rally, rouble firms on oil

Russia's Mechel quarterly net seen at $18 mln

Telenor buys Vimpelcom stake despite Russian opposition

Opera signs licensing deal with Russia's Yandex

MD Medical Group sets IPO price range


First results show opposition ahead in Georgia election

PROFILE-Once-reclusive billionaire eyes power in Georgia

Medvedev points Facebook's Zuckerberg towards Russian IT

Russian court adjourns Pussy Riot appeal hearing

Russia bans controversial anti-Islam video


Gazprom, India's GAIL agree 20-yr LNG sales deal

Norway may send more gas to UK, Europe take more Russian


Russia's grain export seen down to 2.5 mln T in Oct-Ikar

Russian wheat export prices may fall in Oct-analysts

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