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05/26/2003

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Press Review

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

Russians Top Japanese Side in Cup

Russia may have failed to qualify for the World Cup later this year, but it gained some consolation by beating qualifier Japan 43-34 in a rugby union test match in the Super Powers Cup on Sunday.

How to Reinvigorate the Relationship

Instead of waiting to react to what the United States proposes, Putin could really seize the moment.

Photo and Fingerprint Fun

Via mindless mission creep in the security bureaucracies, the U.S. is cutting itself off from the world.

U.S. Imperial Understretch?

The military victory in Iraq seems to have confirmed a new world order. Not since Rome has one nation loomed so large above the others.

Dim Hopes of Keeping Body and Soul Together

Recently we began to notice that the light in Sergei Pavlovich's windows was gradually growing dimmer.

Israel's Cabinet Approves Road Map

Israel's Cabinet approved a U.S.-backed Middle East peace plan Sunday, recognizing for the first time the Palestinians' right to establish an independent state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Hong Kong Takes Its Mask Off

The World Health Organization's advisory against travel in Hong Kong, reviled as a curse on the region's economy, has been lifted, but the economy may not fully rebound quickly.

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