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07/07/2004

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Press Review

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

Tennis World Has New Queen

The fans besieging London's Savoy Hotel in the small hours of Monday morning, clutching autograph books and cameras, said it all. It was 1:30 in the morning and a throng of bright-eyed fanatics of all ages were waiting for just a glimpse of Maria Sharapova.

International Justice Tested in the Hague

The international trial of Slobodan Milosevic, the former Yugoslav leader, on more than 60 separate counts of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity, is turning into a grim marathon.

Putin in Gorki

When Lenin, ailing and paralyzed, was confined to his Gorki residence, his party comrades printed a special edition of Pravda for him every day, with a print run of one.

Banking Crisis Russian-Style

Russian banks are coughing and wheezing. Dialog-Optim announced that it was limiting deposit withdrawals, while CreditTrust has had its license revoked. It is quite astonishing.

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