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05/30/2006

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Fourth Ring to Be Retail Hub

While a shortage of available land sites in Moscow is driving retail developers to look to the regions, more development opportunities in the capital are expected in the future around the planned Fourth Ring Road.

Developers Plan to Build a Las Vegas in Mongolia

ts proximity to a desert is about the only thing the Mongolian border town Zamyn Uud has in common with the gambling Mecca of Las Vegas.

UEFA's Own Goal

The upper echelon of football is a massive moneymaker. German player Michael Ballack recently signed with the British team Chelsea, and will earn more in two weeks than British Prime Minister Tony Blair earns in a year.

Defamation of Character

On May 18, Sweden's chancellor of justice, Goran Lambertz, decided to prosecute one of the country's largest newspapers, Expressen, for slandering actor Mikael Persbrandt.

Undercutting the Senators

The story of the removal of four senators at first seemed to be largely a one-man show run by the Federation Council's feisty speaker, Sergei Mironov.

Whether for or Against the Cops Must Protect

Saturday's gay parade was bound to draw attention.

Aid Trickles In for Survivors of Java Earthquake

The death toll rises above 5,000 as Indonesia says rebuilding will cost $107 million.

Java's Ancient Capital Shaken But Most Buildings Still Intact

Indonesia's weekend earthquake shook the country's ancient Javanese royal capital, but left little damage in the cultural and educational hub that has endured both man-made and natural disasters before.

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