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Countries Variable in Greeting Putin Presidential Win

President-elect Vladimir Putin on Tuesday received numerous phone calls and communiques from foreign leaders on the occasion of his electoral victory Sunday, but the tone of the congratulatory messages was markedly mixed.

Women Breaking Into Corporate Boys' Club

When Coleman Services fills a top executive position for one of its clients, the recruitment firm sometimes gets a special request: Don't give us a woman.

Time Is Running Out For Political Veterans

When Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov arrived at his campaign headquarters in downtown Moscow following Sunday's presidential election, he appeared more stressed than usual after the grueling months of a hard political battle that ended with a predictable result.

Stocks Drop on Moscow Clashes

The lukewarm market greeting for Vladimir Putin's election win soured badly on Tuesday when stocks nosedived the morning after an opposition protest in Moscow was forcefully dispersed by thousands of riot police.

No Charges in Prison Boss Sex Caper

Investigators have refused to charge Russia's top prison official with illegally wiretapping his former secretary in retaliation for her refusal to have sex with him.

City Hall Approves March 10 Opposition Rally on Novy Arbat

The Moscow Times
City Hall has given permission for an opposition rally with up to 50,000 participants to be held Saturday on the sidewalk of Novy Arbat in central Moscow.

Protest Organizers Reach Crossroads

The day after a large post-election rally ended in mass detentions, opposition leaders vowed more protests, sparking fears and raising questions about the sustainability of the protest movement.

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