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By Lidia Kelly and Katya Golubkova MOSCOW (Reuters) - The BRICS emerging economies will launch a development bank at a summit this week which President Vladimir Putin hopes will help reduce Western dominance of world financial institutions and show Moscow is not isolated. At a meeting in the remote Russian city of Ufa, originally a fortress built on the orders of Tsar Ivan the Terrible, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa also aim to put the last touches to a $100-billion contingency currency reserves pool.
Tour de France organisers stopped the race just over 100km into the third stage on Monday after leader Fabian Cancellara was caught up in a massive crash. Cancellara gingerly got back on his bike and carried on but three riders abandoned, including Australian Simon Gerrans. After just over 10 minutes, the race was restarted behind the Tour director's car on the first categorised climb of this year's race, the fourth category Cote de Bohissau with 53km left to ride.