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11/23/2009

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Medvedev Reprimands United Russia

In his clearest reference yet to the massive allegations of fraud in last month’s regional elections, Medvedev said the party must learn to win fairly.

Putin Thanks Party, Sets Priorities for 2010

Putin offered mild praise to the governing party, which had just met with a harsh rebuke from President Dmitry Medvedev, and promoted government programs in his first major domestic policy speech since the president’s state-of-the-nation address.

Putin, Tymoshenko Reach Gas Deal

Putin announced that the neighboring countries would revise their gas trade contract to meet Ukraine’s requests and preserve the fragile delivery arrangement.

'Call of Duty' Raises Local Gamers’ Ire

The game, which has attracted widespread criticism for its violent content, puts the player in a world where the Russian government has been taken over by ultranationalists intent on provoking a war with the United States.

Ilyushin Could List Stock in Hong Kong

Ilyushin could float up to 16 percent of its shares in 2010, Vasily Prutkovsky, vice president of United Aircraft Corporation said.

Polyus Shareholders Renege on Sale

The Moscow Times
The sale was canceled because of a lack of demand at the offered price range of $28 to $29 per depositary receipt.

Controversial Priest Gunned Down in Church

Church insiders said the attack, which happened late Thursday in southern Moscow, could have been the work of radical Islamists.

Dealers Fear Flood of Cars Imported Via Belarus

By Tatyana Romanova / Vedomosti
From January to June, Belarussian citizens may import hundreds of thousands of cars to resell in Russia after the borders are opened, Alexei Tereshchenko, strategy director at the Russian and Belarussian dealership Atlant-M, said Friday.

French Ship Russia Wants to Buy in St. Petersburg

AP
The Mistral military ship, which can carry more than a dozen helicopters along with dozens of tanks and other armored vehicles, would certainly be a modern way to project Russian power.

GM Russia Plant Fires Head of Union

Vedomosti
Workers want a guaranteed yearly raise of 8 percent, a 40-hour work week and two weeks of discretionary vacation instead of one week.

Government Eyes Up To $3.5Bln/Year Privatization

Reuters
The state is seeking to boost its depleted coffers by helping the economy through its first recession in a decade, as well as being part of a drive to improve competitiveness in a country where the state is seen as an inefficient corporate manager.

Blast Kills 8 at Arms Depot

Reuters
The explosions took place at Arsenal Number 31 in Ulyanovsk, a city of 635,000 people about 800 kilometers southeast of Moscow.

Magnitsky Buried, 2nd Autopsy Denied

Combined Reports
Mourners blamed the country’s notorious prison system for not properly attending to the medical needs of the lawyer and father of two.

Submarine Breaks in Black Sea

Combined Reports
The Alrosa, a diesel-electric submarine, was on a training exercise when the problem occurred.
A boy kissing the body of Father Daniil Sysoyev in his church on Sunday as other mourners pay their respects. Sysoyev, an outspoken missionary who criticized Islam and communism, was gunned down by a masked assailant in his St. Thomas Church after a service Thursday evening.

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A boy kissing the body of Father Daniil Sysoyev in his church on Sunday as other mourners pay their respects. Sysoyev, an outspoken missionary who criticized Islam and communism, was gunned down by a masked assailant in his St. Thomas Church after a service Thursday evening.

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