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

N. Korea Demands Civilian Reactors

Twenty-four hours after reaching an agreement on disarmament, the country issues an ultimatum.

Russia Holds Out Over Iran

Top officials from the United States, the European Union, Canada and Japan failed to persuade Russia that Iran's nuclear program should be reported to the UN Security Council, an EU diplomat said on Tuesday.

Nazi Hunter Wiesenthal Dedicated Life to Justice

Simon Wiesenthal, the Holocaust survivor who helped track down numerous Nazi war criminals following World War II then spent the later decades of his life fighting anti-Semitism and prejudice against all people, died Tuesday. He was 96.

Ukrainians Do Not Live by Bread Alone

What are the criteria by which people determine the effectiveness of their elected officials? There is no simple answer to this question, and often many people rely upon opinion makers -- the press, academics and opposition politicians among others -- to tell them if officials are good or bad.

Competence? Not Required for Governors

A year ago President Vladimir Putin abolished gubernatorial elections. Let's take a look at what we were promised and what results we have actually got.

Dragons Play Host to Rugby Capitals' Cup

The Moscow Dragons will host several rugby teams from around Eastern Europe on Saturday in the Capitals' Cup, an annual event that rotates between participating clubs.

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