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JRL #5581 Contents:

1. Interfax: Russians become more critical of government.
2. Moscow Times: Yulia Latynina, New St. Petersburgers vs. Old Guard.
3. BBC: Russia's small firms fight for recovery.
4. Alexey Semyonov: Re: Sakharov Congress.
5. Reuters: Putin inaugurates new nuclear sub after navy purge.
6. Kommersant: Dmitry Kamyshev, DEMOCRATS AND THE STATE: 90% IN AGREEMENT ON COURT REFORMS. Democrats and civil rights groups gather for a conference.
7. Obshchaya Gazeta: Larisa Bogoraz, Yabloko's Sap Is Still Rising: Rumors of the Party's Death Have Proved To Be Greatly Exaggerated.
8. Nezavisimaya Gazeta: Anna Zakatnova, OPPOSITIONISTS BECOME FASHIONABLE. An update on the Kremlin's political opponents.
9. BBC Monitoring: Russian economic guru sees solvency and market status as key to future. (Aleksandr Livshits)
10. Reuters: Russian fundamentals seen keeping rouble stable.
11. Cali El Pais: Russia Becoming Principal Market for Colombian Cocaine.
12. Washington Times: Christopher Pala, Caspian pipeline opens.
13. Financial Times (UK): Judy Dempsey, Putin plays waiting game with uncertain Nato alliance.