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  • NJ Nets owner wants to buy Russia media holding

    The billionaire owner of the New Jersey Nets running for the Russian presidency against Vladimir Putin is expected to make a formal offer to buy a leading media holding Wednesday, his representative said.


  • NJ Nets owner fails to buy Russia media holding

    The owner of the New Jersey Nets, who is running against Vladimir Putin in Russia's presidential election, tried without success on Wednesday to buy a leading media holding company in the country.


  • In this photo taken Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks with road makers, not seen, while traveling on a newly opened highway Chita- Khabarovsk, in Russia's Far Eastern region of Amur, some 3,800 miles southeast of Moscow. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Pool)

    Putin belittles Russia's political opposition

    Prime Minister Vladimir Putin disparaged Russian dissidents in crude street language in an interview Monday and said they would keep getting beaten if they continued to hold unauthorized rallies.


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