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Time to Decide How to Move Forward

The American people have spoken in an election that was very largely about foreign policy, and the rest of the world will have to respect their verdict in giving victory to George W. Bush.

Time to Decide How to Move Forward

President George W. Bush has put to rest all the ghosts of his father's one-term administration. He won a solid re-election victory.

Mr. Chairman and Comrade Colonel

You're walking down the street when suddenly you see the woman ahead of you drop her glove. You open your mouth and say ... Well, how do you address someone you don't know? We foreigners are cut a lot of slack by Russians in the manners department, but it's always better to aim high stylistically.

$3.8Bln Traded as Ruble Strengthens

The ruble rose against the dollar Thursday in very heavy trading, as the market challenged the Central Bank's resolve to cap the currency despite high oil prices and a weaker greenback, dealers said.

Ministers Back Changes to Oil Fund

Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin has won key backing for his plan for Russia's windfall oil gains by offering some money for ministers to spend, while defending his main goal of using surplus revenue to cut debt.

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