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09/28/2004

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Press Review

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

Powell: Iraq Fighting Getting Worse

A car bomb killed three Iraqi National Guardsmen and wounded five others in the northern city of Mosul on Monday, underscoring a warning by U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell that Iraq's insurgency was worsening.

Pakistan Kills Terror Suspect

Pakistani security forces arrested more suspected Islamic militants Monday, a day after they shot dead a key suspect wanted in a failed attempt on President Pervez Musharraf's life and the killing of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl.

Kerry Slams Bush for 'No Regrets' Remark

Democratic U.S. presidential challenger John Kerry ripped into President George W. Bush on Sunday for saying he had no regrets over his ""Mission Accomplished"" speech on Iraq and would do it again.

Jeanne Ravages Florida Once More

Hurricane Jeanne tore a fresh path of destruction and despair as it continued its march up storm-ravaged Florida, where the fourth major hurricane in six weeks shut down much of the state and prompted recovery plans on a scale never before seen in the nation.

Vintage Soviet Cars Pull U.S. Followers

In many world capitals during the Cold War, the sight of a long black limousine with a strong resemblance to a vintage Packard most likely meant that an official of the Soviet Union was attending to state business nearby.

Foreigners Drive Up Auto Industry Standards

It might not look like a Russian car, but the Ford Focus is in many ways a homegrown product.

Credit Plans Help Fuel Demand

The traditional Russian way of buying a car -- walking into a dealership with a bagful of $10,000 worth of hard-saved rubles -- may be about to change, as a range of newly minted credit plans offer a quicker way to get behind the wheel.

Metalloinvest Buys Into Hotels

The Moscow-based Metalloinvest-Market group has acquired stakes in two hotels in St. Petersburg for $6.6 million as part of its plans to open economy-class hotels in both cities.

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