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RU

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for RUSSIAN FEDERATION.
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RU

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Russian Federation. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Russian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Russia. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Russia. Many Russian federal subjects have their own codes with the prefix "RU." For example, the code for the City of Moscow is ISO 3166-2:RU:MOW.
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The politicization of the FDA in the context of RU 486 has been clear from the beginning of the Clinton Administration.
Effects of the antiprogesterone RU 486 in early pregnancy and during the menstrual cycle.
(46) As of September 22, 1989, however, the Minister of Health had not yet specified the reimbursement rate for RU 486 abortions.
Fuentealba, "Efecto Antifoliculogenico de la Antiprogestina RU 486 en la Mujer," References en Gynecologie Obstetrique, 1:175, 1993.
b) RU 486 In Combination With Misoprostol Presents Separate Risks And Safety Concerns
Overstatements about RU 486 could fill volumes, but beneath all the rhetoric most women's health experts and advocates agree on one basic point: used together with prostaglandin for the early termination of pregnancy, RU 486 has an excellent record of effectiveness, safety and acceptability in France, where almost 200,000 women have used it since 1989.
The realities associated with the use of RU 486 belie any such suggestion.
Congress is scrutinizing Food and Drug Administration policy on RU 486. Following pressure from Senator Jesse Helms and Representative Robert Dornan in 1989, the F.D.A.
Officials at the council say they will begin conducting clinical trials of RU 486, a step necessary to gaining Food and Drug Administration approval.
Maybe I should have gone to Europe for the RU 486. Why did I let them use my body as a laboratory when something already exists that's known to work?
The French drug RU 486 (mifepristone) is a synthetic steroid that blocks the action of progesterone on the endometrium.
RU 486, the French abortion pill used successfully by 60,000 French women and soon to be introduced into Britain, has long been blocked from the United States by anti-choice fundamentalists conservative Catholics and a small Congressional bloc.