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10/13/2009

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United Russia Win Raises a Dilemma

Mayor Yury Luzhkov and Dagestani President Mukhu Aliyev found themselves in the hot seat Monday after the opposition and even senior officials claimed massive voting fraud in Moscow.

United Russia Declared Big Winner in Elections

Medvedev gave his stamp of approval to the elections and said they gave United Russia the legitimacy needed to run both the legislative and executive branches of government.

Lavrov, Clinton Differ on Iran Sanctions

The Associated Press
During the U.S. secretary of state's first diplomatic visit to Moscow, the two also discussed possible cooperation on missile defense and reaching an agreement on a new strategic arms treaty.

Statistics Chief Claims Number Shenanigans

The head of the State Statistics Service says the government is free to pick and choose data as it orchestrates a recovery from Russia’s worst downturn in a decade.

Omsk Policeman Kills 2, Self

Alexander Mets, 21, a police lieutenant from the town of Nazyvayevsk, located 150 kilometers northwest of the city of Omsk, is suspected of acting out of jealousy when he killed his 21-year-old girlfriend on Monday afternoon in Omsk.

AvtoVAZ Sees Record Loss as State Plans Aid

The dismal results came as the government approved a nine-month extension to increased import duties on cars, which all but closed the Russian market to used foreign autos.

Troika Warns on Pension Plan

Troika's managing director said new legislation contains vague wording that could be interpreted to mean that asset management companies must offer guaranteed profits on stocks.

Court Rules Against Stalin's Grandson in Libel Case

The Associated Press
A judge at a Moscow district court rejected Yevgeny Dzhugashvili's claim that Novaya Gazeta defamed Stalin in an April article referring to the strongman leader as a "bloodthirsty cannibal."

Gazprom, China Strike Working Gas Deal

The Associated Press
The deal between Russia's state-run natural gas monopoly Gazprom and China National Petroleum Corp. calls for the supply of about 70 billion cubic meters of gas a year, but a price had not been set and no contract signed.

FSB Prevented Moscow Suicide Attacks in September

Reuters
FSB chief Alexander Bortnikov said the agency had detained at least one man who had been planning a "terrorist attack" during a public holiday on Sept. 5, when tens of thousands of Muscovites strolled car-free streets in the heart of the city.
The tattered remains of two United Russia campaign posters featuring Luzhkov and a female candidate stuck on a Moscow apartment building Monday.

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The tattered remains of two United Russia campaign posters featuring Luzhkov and a female candidate stuck on a Moscow apartment building Monday.

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