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07/12/2005

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Press Review

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

The Fate of 'Political Technology'

The changes to Russia's election laws passed by the State Duma before the summer recess have led many observers to wonder about the future of so-called ""political technology,"" the techniques used to influence election outcomes across the former Soviet Union.

Only Aiding the Terrorists

The series of explosions that killed or wounded hundreds in London has once again demonstrated the lack of true international cooperation in the war on terrorism.

The Long Arm of the Kremlin Comes Home

One day, Vladimir Vladimirovich™ Putin was sitting in his Kremlin office and looking through his presidential telescope at an American spacecraft crashing into a comet in outer space.

Life Lessons

The autobiography of former U.S. President Bill Clinton, ""My Life,"" has come out in Russian translation under the title ""Moya Zhizn.""

Survivors Mark Srebrenica Massacre

Thousands gather on the 10th anniversary of the slaughter to pray and to bury newly identified bodies of victims.

U.S. Escapes Worst of Hurricane

With a sigh of relief, Gulf Coast residents began hurricane cleanup again as Hurricane Dennis hit the Florida Panhandle and Alabama on Sunday with less force than anticipated.

Leaked Memo Details Cuts in U.K. and U.S. Forces in Iraq

A confidential British military assessment examines the possibility of drastically cutting troop strength in Iraq by the end of next year, to 3,000 from about 8,500 now, in a memo leaked to the newspaper The Mail on Sunday.

Cabinet Approves Jerusalem Barrier

Israel's Cabinet approved final details of a barrier to surround Jerusalem, redrawing the disputed city's boundary and shifting its demographic balance in favor of Jews.

London Police Search for Clues

Commuters returned to work in London on Monday, at the start of the first full week since bombers killed at least 52 people on a bus and subway trains.

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