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05/21/2008

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Medvedev Orders Cleanup of Courts

President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday that the establishment of an independent judiciary was the central plank of planned reforms to the judicial system in a Kremlin meeting with senior judges and legal officials.

BP Offices Searched By FSB Agents

Federal Security Service officers raided the Moscow office of British oil major BP on Tuesday, feeding market speculation that the state was hoping to hasten a deal that would see a state-run firm buy into TNK-BP, the company’s main Russia venture.

Lugovoi Gets a Ticket in a Buyer's Market

Staff Writers
He’ll be entering a lion’s den, but Andrei Lugovoi, the man wanted in Britain for the London murder of former FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko, is set to brave a stadium full of English fans Wednesday evening to watch Manchester United take on Chelsea.

$570Bln for Transportation Overhaul

Combined Reports
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin approved on Tuesday the country's largest spending project since the Soviet collapse, a $570 billion program to overhaul and expand the country's transportation infrastructure over the next seven years.

Chubais Opens Landmark Power Unit

But industry players are skeptical about the efficiency and modernity of the Russian-made turbines.

Putin's Puppet Press

During Vladimir Putin's presidency, tight control of the mass media evolved as one of the Russian leadership's key political resources. It will be equally indispensable to President Dmitry Medvedev.

The New Face Of an Epidemic

More and more women are becoming HIV-positive, changing the look of the AIDS crisis in Russia.

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