Aug 11 (Reuters) -
* Chinese state gold company China National Gold Group is interested in Russian Platinum projects in Russia and Kyrgyzstan, Kommersant reports citing a source familiar with the situation;
* Spokesman for Russian Platinum, one of the leading platinum group metal producers in the world, confirmed that China Gold has an interest, yet, there are no specifics;
* China Gold is interested in Chernogorskoye and Norilsk-1 deposits in Russian Taimyr peninsula and Jerui gold deposit in Kyrgyzstan, the paper says;
* Russian Platinum is owned by businessman Musa Bazhayev.
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