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A brief look at the stories making headlines in the Russian-language press

Tuesday, October 10



Segodnya
Kommersant
Izvestia
Komomolskaya Pravda


Segodnya
www.segodnya.ru



The Kremlin property office, once headed by Pavel Borodin, plans to establish a holding company to sell diamonds and run a high-class hotel on Red Square.

Deputy Prime Minister Ilya Klebanov plans to create a new maritime emergency unit in case of disasters like the Kursk submarine's sinking.

After a Moscow schoolteacher who was accused of molesting his students was released on bail, three of his victims disappeared.

Kremlin insider and media analyst Gleb Pavlovsky speaks on former President Boris Yeltsin's growing influence and discusses his new book.

Elections committee head Alexander Veshnyakov talks about the new rules of the party system in Russia, which mandate that a party should contain not less then 10,000 members.



After purchasing the Onako oil company for $1 billion, the Tyumen Oil Company, or TNK, is eyeing Orenburgneft. Former tractor factory head and first deputy head of TNK, Iosif Bakaleinik, speaks about TNK's plans.

Police confiscated several hundreds of computer databases with confidential information such as Muscovites' private phone numbers.

Locals in Barnaul, Western Siberia, find dead bodies of missing girls.





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Kommersant
www.kommersant.ru

Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov and President Vladimir Putin turn their attention to the construction of the Russian-Belarussian parliamentary center, which its acting Secretary Pavel Borodin said would cost $2 billion to build.

Workers at the AvtoVAZ auto plant were expected to go on strike Tuesday to protest reforms at the factory that are part of its attempt to establish a joint venture with General Motors Co.

Federal troops gun down a Chechen rebel leader, who was believed to have been behind the kidnapping of late Russian General Gennady Shpigun and several others.

The Itogi television show's leadership said it would not participate in the national television award show TEFI because of TEFI's involvement in a propaganda war with rival channels.

The Greek embassy in Moscow has issued visa quotas for Russian citizens.

Former Soviet harvest machines monopoly Rosselmash announces a remake of its production line in Rostov. The company is looking to regain its influence in the market.

Railways Minister Nikolai Aksyonenko speaks on possible reforms within his department. A full page is dedicated to possible changes within the monopoly.



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Izvestia
www.izvestia.ru

Bashkir President Murtaza Rakhimov speaks on sovereignty and power in his republic.

U.S. media mogul Rupert Murdoch is eyeing Media-Most and in negotiation with its owners.



The paper has published a two-page letter from controversial metal mogul Lev Cherny, one of the so-called Cherny brothers.



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Komomolskaya Pravda
www.kp.ru

Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov has issued a decree on the status of city officials who worked in Moscow during Soviet times.