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Two Ex-Soviet Union Citizens Sentenced to Death in U.S.

MOScow News - Wed, 2007-02-14 05:25
A court of Los Angeles has sentenced two former Soviet Union citizens to death penalty for abducting and killing five Russian migrants. It has marked the first death sentence to be issued from a federal court in Los Angeles in more than 50 years.
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Putin Says U.S. Invented Russian Threat to Boost Defense Spending

MOScow News - Wed, 2007-02-14 05:23
President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of 'playing the anti-Russian card' to solve its domestic problems and secure more substantial defense spending.
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EMI Music Wins Court Case Against Russian MP3 Site

MOScow News - Wed, 2007-02-14 05:17
A Russian company that represents EMI Music has won a copyright case in Moscow court against the Russian web-site that is selling music for $0.1 per song, the first time a semi-legal Russian MP3 site was brought to justice.
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Ford's Russian Workers Strike, Car Production Stops

MOScow News - Wed, 2007-02-14 03:13
U.S. automaker Ford was forced to halt production at its plant near Russia's second largest city of St. Petersburg due to strike, the company said on Wednesday, Feb. 14.
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Russia Would Never Undermine Global Energy Markets - Putin

MOScow News - Wed, 2007-02-14 02:53
Russia will never get involved in any efforts that could undermine world energy markets, the country's President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday, Feb. 13, commenting on a possibility of forming an international gas cartel.
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Sotheby to Sell $4M Worth of Russian Modern Art at London Auction

MOScow News - Wed, 2007-02-14 02:53
Sotheby's, the world's second-largest auction house, will $3.9 million in Russian modern and contemporary art at a London auction on Thursday, Feb. 15. This is Sotheby's first sale devoted to Russian contemporary art since 1988, when it sold $4 million worth in Moscow.
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Turkmenistan President Sworn In

MOScow News - Wed, 2007-02-14 02:48
Acting Turkmen leader Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov was sworn in as new president Wednesday at a session of the country's highest legislative body.
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Passenger Aircraft Crashes in Moscow Airport

MOScow News - Tue, 2007-02-13 10:05
An passenger jet crashed at Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Tuesday, Russian news agencies reported, saying there were apparently only crew members aboard.
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Lithuania Urges EU to Speak in One Voice With Russia on Energy Questions

MOScow News - Tue, 2007-02-13 10:03
Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus has called on the EU to present a common front to Russia on matters of energy and democracy during a visit to the United States.
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