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

Courageous Arab Thinkers

I should have known something was up when a Saudi diplomat recently asked me, ""Do you know what kind of woman is most sought after as a wife by Saudi men today?"" No, I said, what kind? ""A woman with a job.""

Whom Can You Trust With Your Pension?

In the end, my son decided that the safest place to put his retirement money was in his own pocket.

Thirty Years of Petro-Politics

Thirty years ago on Friday, a group of oil ministers gathered in Kuwait City and made a decision that shook world politics and ignited the energy crisis of the 1970s.

The St. Petersburg Crowd

In October '93 a cunning police commander prevented St. Petersburg from erupting into murderous violence.

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