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09/12/2005

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Press Review

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

Hurricane Deaths May Be Fewer Than Expected

U.S. President George W. Bush was to make his third trip to the region emerging slowly but surely from the devastation left by Hurricane Katrina on Sunday, the fourth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Iran and Russia Oppose Security Council Referral

Iran warned Sunday that referring it to the United Nations Security Council for possible sanctions over its nuclear activities would lead to a no-win situation with ""certain consequences,"" and a top Russian diplomat on Friday warned against ""hasty steps"" in the growing crisis over Iran's nuclear program.

Koizumi Wins Stunning Victory

Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's long-ruling party won a landslide victory in Sunday's election for the parliament's lower house, television exit polls showed, a stunning win that will tighten the U.S. ally's grip on power and give him a broad mandate for market-friendly reform.

Hu, Martin Agree on Strategic Partnership

Chinese President Hu Jintao and Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin spoke Friday of forming a strategic partnership in energy and trade, deepening an economic relationship that is becoming increasingly important to both countries.

Blair's Son Secures Internship on Washington's Capitol Hill

He looks set to become Washington's best-known intern since a certain young woman in a blue dress.

EU Plans Iron Curtain Trail

The European Parliament has called on EU member states to support its proposal for promoting the route of the former Iron Curtain as a tourist trail.

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