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

Legend Tretyak Is New Hockey Chief

Vladislav Tretyak, one of the Soviet Union's greatest hockey goaltenders, was elected to the helm of the sport's governing body in Russia on Tuesday, filling the post that had remained vacant since Alexander Steblin walked out of the job last month.

Bombs Kills Dozens at Egypt Resort

A three-bomb attack ripped apart a Sinai beach resort promenade late Monday at the height of Egypt's tourist season, killing at least 24 people, including a German child. More than 60 others were hurt.

Nepal's King Reinstates Parliament

Hundreds of thousands of people held a victory rally in Nepal's capital on Tuesday after King Gyanendra announced he was reinstating parliament, but tens of thousands crowded near the palace, demanding he leave the country.

Holocaust Victims Face Struggle

When Gizela Burg arrived in Israel after surviving four Nazi concentration camps in World War II, she thought her problems of survival were behind her. But now, at the age of 83, she can no longer afford to pay her growing medical bills.

Gulf Storms Put 15% Dent in BP Profit

BP, Europe's biggest oil company, said first-quarter profit dropped 15 percent because of higher taxes and declining production caused by the Gulf of Mexico hurricanes.

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