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

Injury to Vagner Love Adds to CSKA's Woes

UEFA Cup holder CSKA Moscow, already without Croatia forward Ivica Olic for the rest of the year due to a serious knee injury, has suffered a double blow to its strike force, with Vagner Love now sidelined.

Ukraine Coach Has Faith in Team

Ukraine coach Oleg Blokhin plans few changes to his squad for next year's World Cup in Germany following their successful qualifying campaign.

Giving New Faces a Chance

It turns out that elections happen in Moscow as well. Until recently, elections in the capital did not interest anybody.

No Room for Iraq Torture in U.S. Policy

The conviction of Private Lynndie England for abusing Iraqi inmates was a foregone conclusion.

An Illusion of Helplessness

You'd think that an event like President Vladimir Putin's televised call-in show on Tuesday would be perfectly meaningless. The questions are screened, the answers prepared in advance, and the journalists' off-the-cuff remarks scripted. Still, the transcript of the three-hour event makes for instructive reading.

New Migration Cards Causing Extra Delays

I flew in to Moscow on Sunday night and the cabin crew handed out the new Russian-language migration forms. This caused lots of confusion and long lines at passport control. Getting through passport control took me two hours and I wasn't the last passenger off the flight.

Yabloko, SPS Look to 2007 Elections

Yavlinsky acknowledges that the two parties have their own philosophies but says they will work to paper over differences.

Prosecutors Appeal for Help to Investigate Grabovoi

The Prosecutor General's Office on Wednesday appealed to any people victimized by Grigory Grabovoi, a self-proclaimed miracle worker who has promised to resurrect Beslan children, to file complaints so that city prosecutors can open an investigation into his activities.

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