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  Voloshin: Last Man Standing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Kremlin's previous policies, inspired by Diachenko and Yumashev (with certain assistance from influential billionaire tycoon Boris Berezovskii) have practically driven the opposition between the kremlin and the government to a crisis point.
The Kremlin has cornered Primakov, and the prime minister's umbrage indicates the clock is ticking toward a burst of resentment.
This is why it is possible that he may seek to change relations between the Kremlin and the White House from that of hot confrontation to chilly friendship - given that he finds it possible under the present circumstances to preserve the incumbent prime minister.
www.russiajournal.com /fan/russia_3985_901_news.htm   (1643 words)

 Colonel jailed for Chechen’s murder -DAWN - International; July 26, 2003
ROSTOV-ON-DON (Russia), July 25: A court jailed a Russian army colonel for 10 years on Friday for the murder of a young Chechen woman in a high-profile case seen as a test of Moscow’s commitment to punishing abuses in Chechnya.
The verdict, ending a long-running case, was delivered as the Kremlin campaigns to persuade Chechens to support a peace plan for their separatist-minded republic.
The Kremlin, trying to woo Chechens with a peace plan underpinned by an October election for a Chechen president, welcomed the outcome of the trial.
www.dawn.com /2003/07/26/int15.htm   (421 words)

 JRL #6246 - Too Gushy?, Felgenhauer, Ivanov Defends, Drop Zone Kremlin, Col.Budanov, Russians Appreciate Sincerity, ...
According to the Colonel, during the interrogation at the military base, Kungayeva attacked him and shouted that she had always killed and would continue killing Russians and one day she would even kill his daughter.
The experts’ task was to determine first of all, whether or not the colonel was compos mentis at the moment of the murder, and secondly, whether Budanov was mentally fit to serve in the army in the first place.
They have determined that at the moment the Russian Colonel strangled Elsa Kungayeva, he was suffering a fit of rage and therefore was not capable of appreciating the illegality of his conduct or to keep his actions within the law.
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/6246.htm   (9973 words)

 eXile - Issue #181 - Colonel’s Times - By Edward Limonov
But "by the way of partial reduction" merciful and compassionate Russian Justice, personified by colonel, demanded for me "only" 14 years of imprisonment in the camp of "severe regime." It was worstiest day of 2003.
Amongst numerous worst days of 2003 I can place also the day when Colonel Putin announced that he is going to run for a next term of presidency.
As we have reason to believe that second term of colonel will be not different from first term, so we are preparing to live through hard times.
www.exile.ru /2003-December-25/colonels_times.html   (1111 words)

 Guardian | US welcomes pilot's release
To this hour the Russian authorities deny all responsibility for the actions of Colonel Abel, who was convicted as a Russian spy after a fair trial in New York and was sentenced to imprisonment for 30 years.
They have maintained the stubborn claim that Colonel Abel is an East German whose conduct must be the concern of the Ulbricht Government alone.
Mr Kennedy has twice been able to win the Kremlin to an unusual gesture of humanity; and this result is directly related to his statement at the height of the clamour over the U-2 episode.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,4855457-110875,00.html   (642 words)

 Summer Olympics 2000 Champion turned politician seeks fourth gold
Kremlin insiders say Karelin has such an influence on Putin, an avid judoka in his youth, that he persuaded him to name Karelin's former sparring partner, Boris Ivanyuzhenkov, as Russia's sports minister last year.
For his achievement Karelin was presented with a "Hero of Russia" medal by then President Boris Yeltsin in the Kremlin.
Karelin, who works as tax officer in day-to-day life, was also promoted to colonel in the Russian Tax Ministry.
espn.go.com /oly/summer00/wrestling/s/2000/0906/726828.html   (738 words)

 Kremlin - The Cardinal of the Kremlin,
In Tom Clancy's The Cardinal of the Kremlin, there are many characters who play significant, but small roles.
Colonel Marshal Yazov or Misha as he was called was a former Soviet Union tank captain, decorated three times with the honor of Hero of the Soviet Union.
He had fought for his country for many years and recently was promoted to title of Defense General, the highest defensive position in the government.
www.123helpme.com /view.asp?id=5394   (899 words)

 Campaign chief sacked as Moscow seeks Chechen talks
At the same time the Kremlin resisted parliament's call for a state of emergency in the republic, insisting that life was returning to normal.
The Kremlin is keen to seem conciliatory and liberal on the Chechen issue, to undermine those who say it is conducting a hardline and bloody campaign against Chechens it regards as "terrorists".
The Kremlin line was apparent against yesterday when Mr Yastrzhembsky said that Colonel Yuri Budanov, who is on trial for raping and murdering a 17-year-old Chechen girl, should be punished severely if he had broken the law.
www.buzzle.com /editorials/12-18-2002-32486.asp   (490 words)

Colonel General Mikhail Labunets, the commander of Interior Ministry troops in the North Caucasus, was also released, as was Federal Security Service (FSB) Deputy Director Anatolii Yezhov, who oversaw the FSB's operations in the North Caucasus.
Streletskii, a retired Interior Ministry colonel who in 1994-95 oversaw an investigation into corruption among top presidential security service officials, told "Moskovskie novosti" and "Rodnaya gazeta" on 16 July and "The Independent" on 17 July that he and his former superior in the presidential security service, Aleksandr Korzhakov, frequently provided Klebnikov with information.
The officer, Lieutenant Colonel Firuz Gassymov, reportedly left the NATO training center without permission last month to visit an unnamed foreign embassy to apply for political asylum.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2004/07/190704.asp?po=y   (7489 words)

 Dead Light - Robert A Gallinger - Microsoft Reader eBooks
Colonel Vladimir Antonovich from the SID, Special Investigations Department, rushes to the scene with his partners, Kulick and Frunze.
As Colonel Antonovich investigates, he finds that there have been other suicides recently, most handled by the Militia.
Soon, he discovers that the family of the man found outside the Kremlin wall is missing, too.
www.ebookmall.com /ebook/108298-ebook.htm   (540 words)

 Skuratov loses in court case   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The ruling is a significant victory for President Boris Yeltsin, who has been embroiled in a bitter fight with Skuratov that has included allegations of Kremlin corruption and the airing of a secret sex tape on national television.
In an action that would have been unthinkable before Yeltsin's grip on power started fading along with his health, officials from the prosecutor's office raided the Kremlin on March 23.
Skuratov was searching for details of kickbacks in an expensive Kremlin renovation project, carried out by a Swiss firm, Mabetex, which handles much of the presidency's business affairs.
www.russiajournal.com /fan/russia_3985_184_news.htm   (876 words)

 Ion Mihai Pacepa on Vladimir Putin on National Review Online
The government's recent catastrophic Beslan operation was a reenactment of the effort to "rescue" 2,000 people from Moscow's Dubrovka Theater, where the "new" KGB flooded the hall with fentanyl gas and caused the death of 129 hostages.
In a brief interview with Ted Koppel on Nightline, Putin admitted that he had stuffed the Kremlin with former KGB officers, but he said it was because he wanted to root out graft.
On September 13, he announced measures to eliminate the election of the country's governors, who should now be appointed by the Kremlin, and to allow only "certified" people — that is, former KGB officers — to run for the parliament.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/pacepa200409200814.asp   (1631 words)

 Russian Governor Backs Colonel's Pardon (phillyBurbs.com)
MOSCOW - The fate of an army colonel convicted of murdering a Chechen woman will be decided by President Vladimir Putin following a Russian governor's decision to support pardoning the officer, Russian media reported Monday.
The Ulyanovsk region in the Volga area is where Budanov is serving a 10-year sentence for the kidnapping and murder of 18-year-old Heda Kungayeva, whom Budanov accused of being a sniper; its governor was Budanov's former commanding officer in Chechnya.
Budanov's trial was widely watched in Russia and abroad for a signal of how the military would handle reports of abuses in Chechnya, which have undermined the Kremlin's efforts to build trust in the war-ravaged republic.
www.phillyburbs.com /pb-dyn/news/89-09202004-369095.html   (402 words)

 Pravda.RU Russia do not rule out possibility of breakthrough of Chechen terrorists from Georgia
A high-profile Kremlin spokesman reports the current amnesty in Chechnya is meant to finally reveal supporters and opponents of peaceful life in the republic.
We are interested in having notorious bandits on the other side of the trenches, the Kremlin spokesman told RIA Novosti.
During a Kremlin press conference on Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that supporting Russian goods did not mean restricting access to the Russian market for foreign wares.
english.pravda.ru /main/2003/06/21/48514.html   (2183 words)

 Union of Councils for Soviet Jews: Putin Faces Chechnya Dilemma Over Jailed Colonel
A parole board's recommendation Friday that Yuri Budanov should be pardoned 14 months into a 10-year sentence has reopened a case that became a cause celebre among critics of hard-line Russian tactics in rebel Chechnya.
Ramzan Kadyrov, a Chechen strongman loyal to Moscow and son of an assassinated Chechnya president, has reacted with outrage to reports that Budanov might be released.
The case of Budanov, who said he killed 18-year-old Elza Kungayeva because he suspected she was a rebel sniper, will again drag Putin's Chechnya policy under the microscope, as well as the impartiality of Russian justice.
www.fsumonitor.com /stories/092104Russia.shtml   (609 words)

 REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK / Colonel hopes vodka will clarify Chechnya
Serdyukov, eyes glistening with heartfelt, fatherly concern, looked down the long table in the officers' canteen at his military base in Chechnya's capital, Grozny, taking in the five foreign journalists in his charge.
Behind them sat an entourage -- a Kremlin spokesman, police and army officers, and three officers of the Russian Federal Security Service, the successor agency of the Soviet KGB -- whose sole task seemed to be to make sure we got nowhere near the objective look on Chechnya that we had come for.
We arrived in Grozny on a rare, tightly controlled three-day tour arranged by the Kremlin -- the only legal way for foreign journalists to travel to Chechnya, where Russia is waging its second war against Islamic separatists since 1994.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2002/07/07/MN72416.DTL   (485 words)

 Pravda.RU Defence minister sympathizes with suspected murderer “as a human”   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov said today that he sympathizes with colonel Budanov and that the colonel became a “victim of circumstances.” Such a statement was made by the minister in Moscow at the meeting with chief editors of a number of media outlets.
The Russian-EU summit in the Kremlin did not discuss prospects for President Vladimir Putin to attend an European Union summit in Sweden's Goteborg, June, Goran Persson, Sweden's Prime Minister and EU delegation head, said to a joint news conference to sum up the Kremlin negotiations.
Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov said today that he sympathizes with colonel Budanov and that the colonel became a “victim of circumstances.” More in detail...
newsfromrussia.com /main/2001/05/17/5382.html   (1682 words)

 Dead Light - book profile from the WritersNet books and publications directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Dead Light is a page-turning suspense/thriller that begins with an alleged suicide and ends with mass murders that involve high-level Soviet officials at almost every level of government.
At the wall, they discover that the man has no identification, but he does have a note in his right hand, which is badly smudged from the rain.
As Colonel Antonovich investigates, he finds that there have been many other suicides recently, most handled by the Militia.
www.writers.net /writers/books/18657   (278 words)

 The Cry of the New Martyrs -  Return of Kremlin Cathedrals Proposed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A colonel in the Soviet Air Force has proposed that the cathedrals in the Kremlin in Moscow should be returned to their "true owners," the Russian Orthodox Church.
Colonel Vladimir Rudsky, a hero of the Afghan war, was speaking at a reception held jointly by the Publication Department of the Moscow Patriarchate and the Fund for Slavonic Letters of the House of the Union in Moscow on June 1.
He called on those attending the reception--including members of the Congress of People's Deputies---to sign an appeal which was being circulated.
www.roca.org /OA/91/91f.htm   (183 words)

 Russian Officials Find Excuses to Keep Budanov Behind Bars - NEWS - MOSNEWS.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The fate of former army colonel Yuri Budanov, convicted of murdering a Chechen woman, remained undecided on Monday as prosecutors in the Ulyanovsk region warned local governor Vladimir Shamanov against speeding up Budanov’s pardon.
Viktor Malyshev, the top prosecutor of the region, addressed Shamanov in a letter where he drew the governor’s attention to breaches of procedure during consideration of the ex-colonel’s petition, RIA-Novosti reported.
The Ulyanovsk region in the Volga area is where Budanov is serving a 10-year sentence for the kidnapping and murder of 18-year-old Elsa Kungayeva, whom Budanov accused of being a sniper.
www.mosnews.com /news/2004/09/21/budanov.shtml   (886 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: The Cardinal of the Kremlin (Jack Ryan Novels)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
From there we're introduced to the "Cardinal" of the Kremlin, Misha Filitov who is a Colonel in the Soviet Army and a three time Hero of the Soviet Union from his days as a tank commander in the Great War.
Hinted at in previous Clancy novels, this Colonel has been disillusioned by the way of life in the Soviet Union which has caused the death of his wife and his son, hence his having been turned by American agents.
The cardinal of the kremlin is a great story with interacting an plot and amazing characters.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0425116840?v=glance   (1952 words)

 Prosecutors Charge Retired Colonel With Attempted Murder of Russian Top Energy Official Chubais - NEWS - MOSNEWS.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
A spokeswoman for the Moscow regional prosecutor’s office said Kvachkov, a veteran of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, was also charged with illegal possession of weapons.
The main subject of his negotiations is the upcoming discussion of Iran’s nuclear program by the IAEA.
Moscow has more or less decided to support Tehran during the decisive voting at IAEA in a week — support which could cause the Kremlin a lot of problems.
www.mosnews.com /news/2005/03/25/kvachkovcharged.shtml   (462 words)

 The Kremlin Letter (1970)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Plot Summary: A network of older spies from the West recruits a young intelligence officer with a photographic memory to accompany them on a mission inside Russia...
"The Kremlin Letter" is poorly structured (the main hero, for example, is kept offscreen for about an hour!), nearly incomprehensible, uninvolving, talky, and loaded with so many stiff performances that you may wonder why they didn't hire some wax-museum figures instead; they'd be a lot more lively.
The lead has all the charm and acting talent of George Lazenby, and Orson Welles is used for decorative puproses only; you never even understand what he's doing in the picture.
us.imdb.com /Title?0065950   (374 words)

 Putin's Pratfall - Newsweek World News - MSNBC.com
But the former KGB colonel still isn't about to abandon his dream of bringing back the Kremlin's glory days of worldwide influence
When the news was broadcast live on the giant television screens in central Kiev, more than 30,000 supporters of opposition candidate Viktor Yushchenko went wild, kissing, hugging and blowing noisemakers.
Putin is reinventing Russia." The ex-KGB colonel also thought he had a tacit deal with his pal George W. Bush, some Moscow insiders believe: we'll cooperate in the terror war, you leave our backyard alone.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6652859/site/newsweek   (979 words)

 Cardinal of the Kremlin, The - Tom Clancy - Printed Books Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
Cardinal of the Kremlin, The - Tom Clancy : No, it is nothing to do with religion!
The book The Cardinal of Kremlin is one of the most fast action books I've read since The Hunt For Red October and Clear and Present Danger.
This book has parts that made me feel compassion to the character Colonel Misha Filitov and hatred toward Colonel Ventin who tortured Misha and another CIA agent, as though they were real people not fictional characters.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /printed-books/cardinal-of-the-kremlin-the-tom-clancy   (284 words)

 Research Topics
Defense Ministry's main armor directorate, Colonel General Sergei Mayev.
Kremlin critic who said the probe was politically motivated, for lack of
are deeply inimical to a presence in the Kremlin that attempts to uproot
www.cdi.org /russia/johnson/4433.html   (6833 words)

 World War II Memories presented by Eldred World War II Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
On February 2nd, we received news of the death of Francis "Gabby" Gabreski.
Colonel Gabreski grew up in Oil City, Pennsylvania, one of five children born to Polish immigrants who operated a grocery store.
Konce arranged for us to visit Lenin's tomb which had a long column of people waiting to go into the tomb down approximately two very dimly lit stories.
www.eldredwwiimuseum.org /memory.html   (6732 words)

 Chertok's Memoirs
He was sent to Ustinov, who said it wasn't his responsibility the whole project was a 'Kremlin matter'.
Keldysh claimed not to know -- he had not yet fathomed who was in charge in the new Kremlin line-up after the overthrow of Khrushchev.
In the VPK and Kremlin this system of space exploration was known as 'state feudalism'.
www.astronautix.com /articles/chemoirs.htm   (22155 words)

 Intelligence Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The biography of the Polish Army Colonel who became the CIA's most important asset during the tumultuous Solidarity period.
Undermining the Kremlin: America's Strategy to Subert the Soviet Bloc, 1947-1956.
A survey of US policy toward the Soviet Union in the early Cold War, with special attention to "psychological warfare" and covert action.
www.odci.gov /cia/publications/intellit/intell.shtml   (4753 words)

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