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11/04/2004

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Press Review

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

Ukraine's Ballot Box Revolution

Ukrainians voted solidly for change in weekend presidential elections.

Iraq Arms, Ukraine and the Middle of Nowhere

I am surprised that you give your ""imprimatur"" to the news published by The Washington Times.

Scientist Blossoms Into 'Faberge of Florists'

Nadezhda Islankina, art director of the Elita Flora boutique, is one of a handful of master Russian florists.

Confidence Looks Up in October

Business confidence looked up in October, marking the first significant change for the better since April, as the prospect of big investment opportunities appeared to outweigh concern over the legal assault on the oil major Yukos.

Mourinho Praises Chelsea 'Lions'

Coach Jose Mourinho described Chelsea's performance in qualifying for the knockout round of the Champions League with two matches still to play as fantastic.

Republicans Gain in Congress

Republicans expanded their hold on the U.S. Congress in Tuesday's elections and Democrat Tom Daschle became the first Senate leader in a half-century to be voted out of office, according to network projections.

10 States Approve Ban on Same-Sex Marriages

Voters in 10 states approved constitutional amendments Tuesday to ban same-sex marriage, in most cases by overwhelming margins. Opponents of the bans held out hope that the western state of Oregon, where results were not yet in, would buck the trend.

OSCE Keeps a Close Eye on Election Proceedings

International observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe kept a watchful eye Tuesday on the U.S. presidential balloting, the first time the group has monitored an American election.

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