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Economic Projections
1 Russia sees '04 5 pct GDP growth, budget in surplus Reuters
Putin & The West 2 From Russia with love. After summits in St Petersburg and Evian, is Vladimir Putin signalling that Russia has become part of the west's family? America thinks so. The Guardian (UK)
|Jonathan Steele
St. Petersburg Summit 3 Meanwhile: Brilliance and bondage in St. Petersburg International Herald Tribune
Serge Schmemann
Iran Nuclear Program,
Russian Fuel
4 Russia to send nuclear fuel to Iran - Itar-Tass Reuters
News Summary 5 TV1 Review Luba Schwartzman
Oligarchs & Putin 6 COUP DETAT IN RUSSIA. Fantasy or real danger? Moscow Tribune
Stanislav Menshikov
Putin 7 Is the president's shirt shrinking? Asia Times
John Helmer
Space Program 8 Russian space programme makes virtue
of simplicity
Financial Times (UK)
Clive Cookson
Space Program, Military Satellite 9 Russia Launches Defense Satellite, Says Space Program Fine Dow Jones/AP
Economic Threat, Chubais, Illarionov 10 Illarionov: Chubais a Threat to Growth Moscow Times
Lyuba Pronina
Religious Freedom 11 Freedom of Faith for All Moscow Times
Lawrence Uzzell
Arctic & Siberia
12 Russia to relocate 600,000 people from the frozen north The Guardian (UK)
Nick Paton Walsh
Prisoners 13 Ghost of the Gulag Moscow News
Sergei Sossinsky
Reshetovskaya 14 Obituary: Natalya Reshetovskaya Dies at 84; Wife of Alexander Solzhenitsyn Washington Post
J.Y. Smith
Dissident Bukovsky 15 A Conversation With Vladimir Bukovsky FrontPage