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

Belgians Deny Russia Another Fed Cup

The all-star Belgium team ousts defending champion Russia in the quarterfinals.

Reborn Klitschko KO's Byrd for IBF Title

Vladimir Klitschko refused to let the rematch with Chris Byrd go the distance.

Duma Should Disappoint Corrupt Cops

In a 419 to 5 vote, the State Duma passed a raft of amendments last week that would once again allow the authorities to confiscate the property of someone convicted of a crime, ease restrictions on wiretapping and searches of apartments without a court warrant, and put new curbs on media coverage of anti-terrorist operations.

The Birth of a Bubble?

There's a telling story, not mine unfortunately, which encapsulates the feeding frenzy of the last great Russian equity bubble in 1997.

Making the Economy Go Round

When I first visited Chicago, I was surprised by how ""American"" that city looked to me. More so than New York, Dallas or even Los Angeles.

Izosimov's Road to the Top Job at VimpelCom

Alexander Izosimov, the 42-year-old CEO of VimpelCom, Russia's No. 2 telecoms company, looks back to his student years in the waning days of the Soviet Union for what he still considers one of his biggest accomplishments.

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