Russian Press at a Glance, Saturday, November 13, 2010

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A brief look at what is in the Russian papers today

POLITICS

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev confirmed on Friday that 11 Russian sleeper agents gathering intelligence on the United States had been betrayed by a mole in the Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR).

(The Moscow Times)

The Investigative Committee of the Russian Prosecutor General's Office has opened a corruption case into fraudulent purchases of Mercedes-Benz cars by state agencies.

(The Moscow Times, Kommersant, Vedomosti)

Russian sports fans dismissed speculation that the attackers of Kommersant reporter Oleg Kashin were football hooligans, calling such rumors "lies and provocation."

(The Moscow Times)

SOCIETY

Police detained 22 people during an unsanctioned Day of Wrath protest rally in front of the Moscow Mayor's Office.

(Kommersant)

BUSINESS

Rustam Tariko's vodka brand Russian Standard has agreed to purchase Ukrainian peer Nemiroff.

(Vedomosti, The Moscow Times)

INTERNET

Popular Russian social network Vkontakte has been accused of spreading illegal content. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) ranked the network second in its list of websites that violate intellectual property rights after Chinese search engine Baidu.

(Vedomosti)

For more details on all the news in Russia today, visit our website at http://en.rian.ru.

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