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01/31/2005

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Press Review

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

Berezovsky Wants to Move to Ukraine

Boris Berezovsky, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin, said Saturday that he wants to leave Britain for Ukraine -- a move likely to ruffle the Kremlin's feathers.

Yabloko, Leftist Parties Rally on Benefits

The drive to unite the fragmented opposition gathered pace Saturday when thousands of Communist, Yabloko and National Bolshevik Party youth activists joined forces to protest against the loss of Soviet-era benefits.

Lavrov Blasts American 'Cold War Games'

Russian-American relations are good overall, but they are harmed by Washington's Cold War-style power games in former Soviet republics and haunted by pressure on the U.S. administration to take a tougher line against Moscow, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said ahead of next month's summit between presidents George W. Bush and Vladimir Putin.

Abbas Makes First Visit to Moscow

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived Sunday for an official visit as part of his first foreign trip since his election earlier this month.

Kiev Drops Tymoshenko Charges

Ukrainian prosecutors said Friday that they have closed a case against Prime Minister-designate Yulia Tymoshenko and her family members due to lack of evidence.

Insurgents Launch Attacks as Iraqis Head to Polls

Iraqis turned out to vote Sunday in their country's first free election in half a century, defying insurgents who launched deadly suicide bombings and mortar strikes at polling stations.

Israel to Hand Over West Bank Territory

Israel will transfer security control over several West Bank towns to the Palestinians in coming days, Israel's defense minister said Sunday, hours after he met with a top Palestinian security official to work out the details of Israel's troop redeployment.

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