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03/03/2006

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Press Review

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

Moscow Cold Distracted the Shivering Brazilians

Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira was more concerned about his players avoiding injury just three months before the World Cup finals than beating Russia in Wednesday's friendly international.

U.S. and India Strike Nuclear Deal

India and the United States sealed a landmark civilian nuclear cooperation pact on Thursday, the centerpiece of U.S. President George W. Bush's first visit to the world's largest democracy.

Mother Admits She Killed Her Daughter

Peggy Sue Hilt, standing in a Virginia courtroom on Wednesday, admitted killing her adopted Russian daughter, punching and kicking the 2-year-old so much that the tiny body was bruised all over. Between her eyes, on her chin, across her back and stomach.

Orphan Reunited With N.Y. Relatives

For six long years, Raisa Skakun lived in an orphanage in Odessa, waiting for word that would reunite her with her grandmother and brother in Brooklyn, New York. Then, a twice- rejected application to bring the 12-year-old to the United States was suddenly approved.

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