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09/26/2002

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Press Review

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

Loko Holds Bruges to Tough 0-0 Draw

Lokomotiv Moscow's Dmitry Loskov was sent off six minutes from time as the Russians held on for a 0-0 draw at Club Bruges in their Champions League Group H match Tuesday.

Gunmen Kill 7 Christians in Karachi

Two gunmen burst into the offices of a Christian charity in Karachi on Wednesday and tied up and gagged seven Pakistani Christians before shooting them at point blank range.

Israel Defies UN Call to Withdraw

Israeli troops on Wednesday demolished three homes of Palestinian terror suspects in the West Bank, while settler leaders celebrated the establishment of what they termed a new Jewish settlement near the Palestinian city of Nablus.

Special Olympics Come to Town

What happens to Olympic medalists after they leave the dais? Some of Russia's champions have now turned to helping the mentally disabled enjoy sports.

Defiant Kuchma Meets With His Foes

Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma met Wednesday with opposition lawmakers who had occupied part of his administration building, but he did not cede ground on their demands to step down or call new elections.

New Drug Fighting Agency Is Questioned

Government officials and analysts said that President Vladimir Putin's new state drug enforcement agency appeared to be little more than a bureaucratic ploy.

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