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09/15/2004

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Press Review

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

New Stars Swelling Russian 'Tsunami'

With Svetlana Kuznetsova the third Russian woman in a row to win a Grand Slam title this year, the question now seems to be not whether Russia can produce another champion but rather who will be next.

Baghdad Police Station Attack Kills 47

A huge explosion tore through a crowded market close to the west Baghdad police headquarters Tuesday, killing at least 47 people in the deadliest single attack in the capital in six months.

Ivan Hits Cuba's West Tip

Massive Hurricane Ivan slammed into Cuba's sparsely populated western tip with the worst of its 256-kilometer-per-hour winds and moved into the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, threatening U.S. oil installations and prompting thousands of U.S. citizens to flee its catastrophic strength.

Sudan Peace Talks Resume, Stall Anew

Peace talks on Sudan's troubled Darfur region were held up Tuesday as mediators from the African Union prepared to brief the organization's chairman on the stalemate between rebels and the Sudanese government.

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