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Consumer Goods
1 Russia's consumer goods boom Asia Times
Jayanthi Iyengar
TV-1 Review:
News Summary
2 TV1 Review Luba Schwartzman
Zlobin, Aron, Lieven, Blairon Iraq, International Security 3 ERA OF INDEPENDENT THEATER. (interviews with Nikolai Zlobin, Leon Aron, Anatol Lieven, Marshall Goldman) Expert
Iskander Khisamov
Population 4 Death Rate Grows in Russia. Births started decreasing after WWII pravda.ru
Berlin Executions 5 Historians end Cold War myth of '53 Soviet executions. (re Berlin) Reuters
Parliament & Religion 6 Dozens of Russia MPs Form New "Religious" Lobby in Parliament - Paper BBC Monitoring
Tennis 7 With capitalism, net gains. Russia: Considered elitist under communism, tennis is growing popular as young players succeed in
world competition
Baltimore Sun
Sabra Ayres
Military & Politics 8 Politics and the Russian Army: Civil-Military Relations, 1689-2000 Cambridge University Press
new book
Brian D. Taylor
Finance, World Bank 9 On impending financial crash and the World Bank Vlad Ivanenko
Pipelines 10 New Global Pipelines News Source Global Pipelines Monthly
WMD Threat Reduction, Nonproliferation 11 RANSAC’s Accomplishments of Selected Threat Reduction and Nonproliferation Programs in Russia RANSAC
U.S.-Russian Relations 12 Jobs for the Boys: Putin's New 'Militocracy' Wall Street Journal
Adrian Karatnycky
Oligarchs, Film 13 No Scruples, But Plenty of Rubles.
Newsday movie review
Jan Stuart
Investment 14 FUND VIEW - Mobius says Russia pricey, sells Reuters
Economy 15 BUBBLE, BUBBLE, TOIL AND TROUBLE? (re economy) Russia Business List
Eric Kraus