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02/05/2007

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Appointments

International law firm Salans has announced the appointment of Mikhail Dikopolsky, Andrei Strijak and Artyom Zhavoronkov as partners in the firm's Russia practice.

First Person

""Since I was a boy, I always wanted to understand how and why everything works"".

Fighting for a Fair Game

A veteran soccer referee tells how taking a stand against corruption made him a sports dissident.

Restaurant News

Hot on the heels of his African-inspired eatery Ju-Ju, Moscow's most prolific restaurateur, Arkady Novikov, has opened yet another restaurant. Nedalny Vostok opened in late January on the Boulevard Ring.

Finger Food for Femmes

No mere restaurant, Nail Room calls itself a ""beauty lounge."" And indeed this is not a regular restaurant -- it's also a beauty salon that specializes in, as the name would suggest, manicures.

UN's Science by Committee Doesn't Work

I confess I was afflicted by a profound world-weariness following the release Friday of the latest gloomy machinations from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

U.S. Should Apply the Lessons of Chechnya

The U.S. military is the best armed force ever built. Yet aside from police actions in its own backyard and Operation Desert Storm, it has not won a major conflict since World War II.

Repaying a Debt of Respect

The countries of the former Soviet Union are finding various ways to pay off debts to their citizens, including those who held accounts in Sberbank during the Soviet era.

Sakhalin-2 a Good Deal for Shell and Gazprom

The Sakhalin-2 integrated oil and gas project is the world's largest, operated by the Sakhalin Energy Investment Co., with Shell as one of its shareholders and technical adviser to the project.

Baghdad Bombing Leaves 135 Dead

About 1,000 people have been killed across Iraq in the past week, figures show.

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