Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Russian consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in the seven days ending Oct. 31, the biggest weekly climb since May, the Federal Statistics Service said.
Prices for frozen fish jumped 0.6 percent, eggs rose 0.4 percent and milk grew 0.3 percent in the period, the Moscow- based service said today in an e-mailed statement. Gasoline and diesel costs gained 0.2 percent and 1.1 percent, respectively, the data show.
Year-to-date inflation advanced to 5.1 percent, compared with a 6.8 percent rise in the same period last year, the service said.
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