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

Fishing's International Man of Mystery on the Kola

On a salmon fishing trip in 1995 to the Kola, a large peninsula just east of Finland on the Barents Sea in northern Russia, Power was given an opportunity to lease 2 million acres of Arctic wilderness for a dollar an acre.

Putin Odd Man Out at APEC Fashion Show

At the APEC forum Tuesday somebody apparently forgot to tell President Putin that you're not supposed to wear a Thai silk shirt over a shirt and tie.

Listening to Mahathir

To understand why Mahathir Mohamad, the prime minister of Malaysia, made his remarks is to realize how badly things are going for U.S. foreign policy.

Bush's Korea Strategy Is on Right Track

President George W. Bush's announced willingness to take part in a joint guarantee not to attack North Korea is an important maneuver in getting Pyongyang to end its nuclear weapons program.

Pliant Aksyonenko Plays by the Rules

Roman Abramovich sold off his assets in Russia just in the nick of time, right before the door slammed shut.

J Lo Mania Is Hardly a Chip Off the Old Block

Alas, my heartless daughter said she wants to be like J Lo, whose most notable assets are located just south of her back and north of her legs.

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