The following are some stories in Russia’s newspapers on Tuesday. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
- Russian meat producer Cherkizovo has agreed to buy Altai Broiler, one of the largest poultry producer in Siberia. The deal value is estimated at 10 billion roubles ($160.37 million), Kommersant reports.
- The number of reported cases of cancer in Russia has increased by 3 percent in 2017 compared with a year earlier as the quality of diagnosis has improved. The most common type of cancer is skin cancer, the newspaper reports, citing data from Russia’s health ministry. ($1 = 62.3575 roubles) (Reporting by Margarita Popova Editing by Andrey Ostroukh)