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10/28/2004

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Press Review

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

Ex-Russia Coach Signs for Dynamo

Dynamo Moscow has appointed former Russia manager Oleg Romantsev as coach, the Russian Premier League side said Tuesday.

EU Chief Withdraws Commission

The incoming head of the European Commission withdrew his proposed EU executive on Wednesday to avoid a humiliating European Parliament defeat, plunging the bloc into an unprecedented political crisis.

Sharon Rejects Poll on Gaza

Israeli leader Ariel Sharon rejected calls from within his divided Cabinet on Wednesday for a referendum on leaving Gaza after winning parliament's support to uproot settlements from land claimed by Palestinians.

33 Scenarios Have U.S. Election Tied

Could one of these electoral college nightmares be the United States' destiny?

Clinton Back on Stump for Kerry

Hoarse partisans called out ""eight more years.'' Suburban moms turned giddy and waited in long lines just to touch his hand.

John Peel, BBC Legend, Dies in Peru at Age 65

John Peel, a BBC radio disc jockey who was a champion of innovative and independent music for nearly four decades, died Monday night in Cuzco, Peru. He was 65 and was a longtime resident of Great Finborough, England.

Gloom Clouds U.S. Confidence

U.S. consumers turned gloomier in October, beset by soaring energy costs, relentless violence in Iraq, sluggish hiring and an increasingly bitter presidential campaign.

EU Approves Oracle's Hostile Bid for Rival

The European Commission on Tuesday approved Oracle's proposed $7.7 billion hostile takeover of rival business software company PeopleSoft, clearing the last antitrust hurdle to the deal.

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