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Russia's A-Property requests purchase of Elga coal project - RIA

MOSCOW, Jan 27 (Reuters) - A-Property, a firm owned by Russian businessman Albert Avdolyan, has filed a request with Russia's anti-monopoly service for the purchase of the Elga project from steel and coal producer Mechel and Gazprombank, the RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing a source.

The anti-monopoly service said it had no immediate comment.

Both Mechel and A-Property declined to comment when contacted by Reuters. (Reporting by Gabrielle Tétrault-Farber and Anastasia Lyrchikova; Writing by Polina Devitt; Editing by Sandra Maler)