Scottish & Newcastle is expected to report on Tuesday a 3.5% rise in adjusted pre-tax profits to about £163.5m. Performance has been boosted by its exposure to the rapidly-growing Russian market. But there is concern over legal action by Russian minority shareholders over its Russian joint venture with Carlsberg. The Sunday Telegraph 07/08/05 (Business) page 9 The Sunday Times 07/08/05 (Business) page 3.11 The Independent on Sunday 07/08/05 (Business) page 11 The Mail on Sunday 07/08/05 (Financial Mail) page 7