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08/04/2004

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Press Review

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

U.S. Terror Plot Intelligence Was Old

Most of the al-Qaida surveillance of five financial institutions that led to a new U.S. terrorism alert Sunday was conducted before the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and authorities are not sure whether the casing of the buildings has continued, numerous intelligence and law enforcement officials said yesterday.

Russian Rugby Gaining Ground

In the world of rugby union, Georgia dominates the CIS and Krasnoyarsk is the capital of Russia.

Jane's: U.S. in Range of Pyongyang

North Korea is deploying two new missile systems that could enable it to threaten the continental United States for the first time,

Pakistani TV Challenges Taboos

The scars around her eyes were visible even before the young Pakistani woman lifted her veil, showing television viewers the burns suffered when her husband doused her with kerosene and set her on fire. Such a spectacle until recently would have been too shocking for Pakistani television.

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