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Health Problems 1 Russians' health undermined by lack of funding, lifestyle choices Interfax
Health Problems 2 "NATIONAL HEALTH LEAGUE" TO FIGHT WITH RUSSIANS' BAD HABITS RIA Novosti
Economy, GDP  3 RUSSIA CAN DOUBLE ITS GDP IN TEN YEARS' TIME, EXPERTS SAY RIA Novosti
Economy, Airports 4 Nearly two-thirds of Russian airports have closed down in last 10 years ITAR-TASS
Politics, Left, Elections 5 Russian left-wingers try to overcome split over election tactics BBC Monitoring
Trade, U.S. Chicken Safety 6 Is American Chicken Safe for Russians? Every second chicken imported from the USA is unsafe for health. pravda.ru
Privatization Revenues 7 Russian treasury cashes in on booming privatization receipts Interfax
Turkmenistan,
Human Rights, Niyazov, Russians  
8 Bad Days for Russians in Turkmenistan. They've been given an ultimatum to forfeit their dual citizenship. Critics say it's an effort by President Niyazov to quash discontent. Los Angeles Times
David Holley
Putin & World Order 9 Vladimir Putin -- Master of the Universe? The Globalist
Stanley Kober
Business, Investment, Automobiles,
Herman Interview
10 GM - Avtovaz Harvard Symposium Interview
David Herman
Environment,
ISAR audio
11 Audio file: Radio Show on Russian environment ISAR
Education 12 Postcommunist Countries Struggle To Fund Education Reforms RFE/RL
Jan Jun
Putin,
Media Repression
13 Putin's crackdown The Independent (UK)
letter
Vladimir Kara-Murza
Media Repression, TVS 14 Too many cooks spoil the broth - Russian observer on TVS closure. (Yuliya Latynina) BBC Monitoring
Media Repression, TVS 15 RUSSIA'S TVS: ANOTHER FAILED EXPERIMENT IN PRIVATE TELEVISION RFE/RL Newsline
Laura Belin
Parliamentary Elections, Parties 16 Poll Suggests Only Four Parties Will Have Seats in New Parliament Interfax
Politics, Internet, Party Websites 17 Russian Party Web Sites, Plan for Internet Duma Campaign Eyed Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Zhironovsky 18 Zhirinovskiy Proposes Plan for Russia's Political, Economic Reorganization Rossiyskaya Gazeta
Heating, Chubais 19 Russian power grid chief predicts tough heating season for housing services. (Chubais) ITAR-TASS
Oligarchs,
Putin Election
20 A Conspiracy of the Oligarchs?. Russia: The Enemies of the People Project. The battle against the oligarchs is the main point of the presidents election campaign. There isnt anything else to offer at the moment .... World Press Review/ Novaya Gazeta
Pavel Voshchanov
Fall of Communist Regimes 21 Why the reds flagged. Anne Applebaum finds that communist regimes fell because they failed to make people richer. The Electronic Telegraph (UK)
book review