(Bloomberg) -- Russian stocks trading in New York fell for the first time in three days, led by OAO Lukoil, amid concern that mounting tension in Ukraine will result in economic sanctions.

The Bloomberg index of Russian shares listed in the U.S. retreated 1.2% from a two-week high to 82.87 yesterday. American depositary receipts of Lukoil, the country’s second- largest oil producer, slumped 3.1%. VimpelCom Ltd. rose to a six-week high after agreeing to sell a majority stake in its Algerian unit Djezzy.

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