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07/15/2004

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Press Review

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

Yartsev to Stay On as Russia Coach

Russia head coach Georgy Yartsev kept his job Tuesday after a woeful showing at Euro 2004, but suffered the indignity of having orange juice thrown at him in protest, Russian media reported.

Bright Future for Sharapova, 9

There was no clenched fist, no victory squawk, no dropping to her knees -- Maria Sharapova's trademarks since she won Wimbledon this month.

10 Killed in Baghdad Car Bombing

A suspected suicide car bombing killed 10 people and wounded 40 on Wednesday in the first big bombing in Baghdad since an interim Iraqi government took over from U.S.-led occupiers on June 28.

Swastika Attack a Hoax

A woman who provoked a national wellspring of outrage and sympathy when she reported being accosted at knifepoint in an anti-Semitic attack on a commuter train has confessed to making up the story, the police said Tuesday.

British Intelligence on Iraq 'Seriously Flawed'

Iraq had no usable chemical or biological weapons before the war, and British intelligence to the contrary relied in part on ""seriously flawed"" or ""unreliable"" sources, an official inquiry reported Wednesday.

Dutch Authorities Hold Abortion Boat

The Dutch government on Tuesday barred a ship operated by abortion rights activists from leaving Dutch waters when performing abortions in later stages of pregnancy.

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