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01/11/2005

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Press Review

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

CSKA's Vagner Love Heads Back to Brazil

CSKA Moscow forward Vagner Love says he is leaving the Russian club and has agreed terms with Corinthians in his native Brazil.

Abbas Wins Landslide Victory

A landslide victory by Mahmoud Abbas in Palestinian elections to choose a successor to Yasser Arafat raised hopes Monday for reviving talks with Israel after years of bloodshed.

Sudanese Peace Treaty Offers Hope to Many

Holding white cloths to symbolize peace, more than 10,000 people cheered as Sudan's president motored into a football stadium here on Monday to celebrate the end of a war that raged around this city for 21 years, killing, maiming and displacing millions of southern Sudan's people.

Security Issues Hinder Tsunami Relief

A U.S. helicopter on a tsunami relief mission crashed Monday in Indonesia, injuring two servicemen and briefly suspending operations, while strong aftershocks and security concerns provided more challenges for aid workers two weeks after the killer waves hit.

Fierce Storms Wreak Havoc All Across Northern Europe

Deadly storms left more than 250,000 homes and businesses in northern Europe without power Monday as work crews from Russia to Ireland began cleaning up after powerful winds and heavy rains claimed at least 16 lives.

Trial of Would-Be Arms Salesman Proceeds

In their earliest meetings and telephone calls, the Pakistani-born FBI informer and the British clothing merchant talked about Ukrainian weapons, Osama bin Laden and the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Confusion Surrounds Bolshoi Revamp

Plans to restore and develop Moscow's landmark Bolshoi Theater have been in the pipeline for more than a decade, but remain clouded in controversy and confusion.

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