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News Summary:
TV-1 Review
1 TV1 Review Luba Schwartzman
Day of Russia 2 Nearly two-thirds of Russians do not know correct name of June 12 holiday Interfax
Oil Prices 3 Russian Premier Says Optimal Oil Price Is $20-$25/bbl Bloomberg
Capital Flight 4 Flight of capital abroad stops, foreign investments rise-PM ITAR-TASS
Azerbaijan & Georgia 5 POLICY MAKERS IN RUSSIA CONCERNED ABOUT POSSIBILITY OF "LOSING" AZERBAIJAN AND GEORGIA eurasianet.org
Ivan Torbakov
Chechnya Bombings 6 SUICIDE BOMBERS ARE THE MOST PERFECT WEAPON. Chechnya's terrorists are becoming more organized. Novaya Gazeta
Pavel Felgenhauer
Politics, Cabinet, Voloshin 7 VOLOSHIN COULD GO. Alexander Voloshin may be replaced by Nikolai Bordyuzha. Versiya
Pyotr Pryanishnikov
Regions, Reforms 8 Moscow and St. Petersburg To Unite. The Kremlin intends to unite major Russian regions. pravda.ru
Regions, Reforms 9 Half as Many, But Twice As Big (re regions) Moscow Times
Natalia Yefimova
Security, Energy, U.S.-Russian Relations 10 SECURITY AND ENERGY ISSUES TOP THE AGENDA OF RUSSIAN-US PARTNERSHIP Nezavisimaya Gazeta
Dmitry Trenin
Russia, Europe, United States 11 DELAYED CHOICE. Russia has to choose between Europe and the United States. Expert
Iskander Khisamov
Maria Kravtsova
Putin & Summits 12 PUTIN'S SUMMITRY Jamestown Foundation Russia and Eurasia Review
Elena Chinyaeva
Dance 13 The Russians Are Coming, Stepping Lightly. (re ballroom dancing) New York Times
Joseph Berger
Tennis 14 Tennis-Russian women on the rise on WTA Tour Reuters
Economy, Oligarchs, GDP 15 Oligarchs To Double Russian GDP. Russia's machine-building industry is predicted to grow by 26 percent. pravda.ru
Ukraine Famine & Duranty 16 Pulitzer Probes Times Writer's 1932 Award. (Walter Duranty) AP