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Putin on a Tightrope, Market Hype and Pigs

Many Russians don't trust the West's integrity on Chechnya: Its double standards are so bluntly obvious.

Russian Women March On in Germany

Yelena Dementieva overcame Nadia Petrova to reach the second round of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix.

Afghan Warlords Call a Cease-Fire

Two rival warlords whose troops fought pitched battles leaving scores dead in northern Afghanistan signed a cease-fire Thursday and have started to withdraw their tanks and other weaponry from the battlefield, both sides said.

Defense Bill to Bring Shakespeare to Troops

Tucked inside the $368 billion defense bill approved by Congress last month is an easily overlooked item because it is so relatively small -- $1 million for Shakespeare performances to shift soldiers' attention from the battlefield to the Bard.

Finding One's Culinary Tongue

Whether you are fricasseeing or stewing in English, in Russian you simply ????????.

Old Habits Die Hard

Many in Russia and the United States are still constrained by or obsessed with bad experiences of the past.

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