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05/23/2008

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Precocious Lawmaker Sees Move To Youth

As he soaked up the feeble May sunshine at an outdoor cafe on Red Square, State Duma Deputy Robert Shlegel, Russia’s youngest lawmaker, held forth on how the Kremlin should breed a new generation of patriotic public administrators.

Medvedev Plugging CIS on First Trip

Dmitry Medvedev said Thursday that strengthening Russia's ties with other former Soviet republics would be a priority of his presidency, presenting one of the first planks of his foreign policy after taking office two weeks ago.

Businesses Profit From Visa-Free Experiment

Staff Writers
For British fans, Thursday might have been the hangover after the match the night before, but local businesses were happily tallying up bumper sales from this week’s flood of football fans.

Timchenko Says Putin Link Hyped

Reuters
The owner of Swiss-based oil trader Gunvor has denied that Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s help was key to turning his firm into a global player in an open letter called “Gunvor, Putin and me: the truth about a Russian oil trader.”

Tetlis Suit Could Cost BP $400M

Bloomberg
BP may have to repay its Russian venture, TNK-BP, more than $400 million after a minority shareholder sued in Siberia to annul an employment contract between the two oil producers.

Medvedev Must Seize the Moment in China

President Dmitry Medvedev's two-day state visit to China has important symbolic significance. The visit, which starts Friday, will be the highlight of Medvedev's first foreign trip since taking office in early May. Medvedev visited Kazakhstan on Thursday.

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