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11/02/2005

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Press Review

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

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Fledgling Deposit Insurance Plan Takes Off

Given the large number of private depositors who have lost their savings in Russian bank crashes, it's not surprising that many people have preferred to keep their savings hidden under a mattress at home.

Davydenko Dampens Briton's No. 1 Hopes

Russia's Nikolai Davydenko stayed on course for a berth at the year-end Masters Cup when he crushed former champion Greg Rusedski 6-2, 6-2 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Tuesday.

Syria Lashes Out at 'Negative' UN Resolution

Russia takes credit for sparing Damascus from the threat of sanctions without proof of being linked to terrorist activities.

German Conservative Steps Aside

Efforts to form a new German government were plunged into crisis on Tuesday when a senior conservative abandoned plans to join the Cabinet and party leaders on both sides said coalition talks could collapse.

Abortion Case Gives Hint to Alito's Philosophy

The 1991 abortion case on which the confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court may hinge arrived at his Philadelphia-based federal appeals court at a moment of great ferment in the development of abortion law.

Tanzanians Clash Over Election

Five supporters of Zanzibar's main opposition party and four members of its security force were killed in election violence Tuesday, according to the opposition leader and a member of the security force.

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