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    A roundup of what has happened in the past 24 hours.

    WORLD

    * Seven parties competing in Kyrgyzstan's parliamentary elections secured enough votes to win seats in the assembly, according to an exit poll conducted by Kyrgyz NGOs.

    * Preliminary data showed 52.4 percent of registered voters took part in Kyrgyzstan's parliamentary elections, the country's top election official said, hailing the low figure as proof the vote was not rigged.

    * The parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan were held in a relaxed atmosphere, the Russian head of a CIS observer mission said.

    * The Kyrgyz Central Election Commission said on Sunday that no serious violations were registered during parliamentary elections in the Central Asian republic.

    * Russian President Dmitry Medvedev plans to visit Poland in December, First Lady Svetlana Medvedev said at a meeting with Anna Komorowski, the wife of Poland's president.

    * Poles and Russians together lived through the recent tragedy of the death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski and 95 other people, Russian first lady Svetlana Medvedev said at a ceremony to commemorate the victims of April's deadly plane crash in western Russia.

    RUSSIA

    * Six Russian regions held elections for their parliaments, with early returns showing strong performances by United Russia and almost no support for parties not already in the State Duma.

    * California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived in Moscow at the head of a high-tech business delegation and immediately exchanged tweets with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.

    * Two businessmen were shot dead in broad daylight in southern Moscow, police sources said.

    BUSINESS

    * The Russian economy will demonstrate stable growth next year if global oil prices stay above $60 per barrel, Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin said

    SCIENCE

    * Russia's Soyuz TMA-M manned spacecraft, equipped with digital control systems, docked with the International Space Station.

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