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08/26/2004

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Press Review

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

Ukraine Should Stay the Democratic Course

Thirteen years ago on Tuesday, Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, declared our country's independence from the Soviet Union

BA Stranded by Labor Dearth

Blaming a dearth of check-in counter workers and heavy summer traffic, British Airways apologized Tuesday for a backup at Heathrow Airport that prompted cancellation of at least 78 flights over two days and inconvenienced thousands of businesspeople and vacationers.

Sistani Returns, Calls for March on Najaf

Iraq's most powerful Shiite cleric arrived home from Britain on Wednesday and his aides called for a nationwide march to Najaf to end nearly three weeks of fierce fighting between U.S. forces and Shiite militants in this holy city.

Thatcher's Son Arrested on Suspicion of Plotting Coup

South African police arrested the son of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on Wednesday on suspicion of involvement in a coup plot in oil-rich Equatorial Guinea, police sources said.

Darfur Talks Hit Snag Over Garrisoning

Sudanese peace talks over the fate of Darfur faced the prospect of collapse on Wednesday because of a dispute over the garrisoning of rebel forces in the war-torn region.

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