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05/16/2003

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Press Review

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

Tight-Lipped Helms Tells CIA Secrets

Has Richard Helms, the famously closemouthed director of U.S. central intelligence -- called ""the man who kept the secrets"" in the apt title of Thomas Powers' biography -- finally decided to spill all?

'Reload' Repeats 'Matrix's' Sexy Stunts

""I wish I knew what I was supposed to do,"" Neo (Keanu Reeves) says early in ""The Matrix Reloaded"" after a violent, premonitory dream.

SARS, Sores, Coughing and Cupping

If you haven't been locked in a closet, you'll know about SARS, or, in Russian, atipichnaya pnevmoniya.

Dementieva Finding Success

When Yelena Dementieva burst on to the tennis scene almost three years ago, many thought it was just a matter of time before she would win her first major title.

U.S. Says It Warned Saudis of Threat

Saudi Arabia on Thursday faced criticism from the United States that it did too little to prevent the triple suicide bombings that left dozens dead in Riyadh.

Naples' Garbage Smells a Bit Funny

Less refined than Milan and less revered than Rome, Naples has always had the image of being the unkempt, unlucky stepsister to Italy's other major cities.

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