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Borodin Agrees to Go to Switzerland

Pavel Borodin agreed Monday to be extradited to Switzerland to face charges that he laundered $30 million in kickbacks from Swiss companies that renovated Kremlin buildings.

NTV Sees A Fresh Foe: Boris Jordan

NTV television is gearing up for a final batttle against creditor Gazprom-Media, which is trying to appoint U.S. investment banker Boris Jordan as NTV general director.

Itera Paid $300 for Gazprom Gas Firm

Gazprom sold to Itera for $300 its controlling stake in a private Siberian gas company with reserves worth $9 billion after allowing that company to go bankrupt, according to a series of internal documents obtained by The Moscow Times.

Havel Would Have Done Something

Saturday's rally in defense of NTV seems to have put the lie to the Kremlin fantasy that Russians are passive and apathetic — longing only for order and a strong hand.

CNN's Turner: NTV's Savior, Or Putin's?

""If you're free, come and support us!"" was the slogan for Saturday's public rally in defense of NTV. I wasn't free, but I hope it's not too late to show some support.

You May Be Deceived, But Pity the Translator

'What?!! What did he say? What the hell …'For anyone who knows a foreign language, yelling is the natural way to watch ""imported"" dubbed movies on Russian television.

What the Shake-Up Means

Despite the secrecy surrounding decision making in the Kremlin, last week's Cabinet reshuffle sheds some light on President Vladimir Putin's policy for the coming years.

Admiral, Jittery Mom in Far East Race

The catalog of candidates for Primorye's May 27 gubernatorial election swelled to 30 Monday as acting Governor Valentin Dubinin added his name to the list.

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