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December 23, 2000 | From Reuters
Russian media magnate Vladimir A. Gusinsky was released from a Spanish jail Friday after his lawyers posted bail of $5.5 million in a case that has focused international attention on press freedom in Russia. Gusinsky, wanted in Russia on fraud charges, will be confined to his luxury villa in southern Spain under police guard pending extradition proceedings, according to conditions set by a Spanish judge earlier Friday. Gusinsky's case has been closely watched by the U.S.
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December 23, 2000 | From Reuters
Russian media magnate Vladimir A. Gusinsky was released from a Spanish jail Friday after his lawyers posted bail of $5.5 million in a case that has focused international attention on press freedom in Russia. Gusinsky, wanted in Russia on fraud charges, will be confined to his luxury villa in southern Spain under police guard pending extradition proceedings, according to conditions set by a Spanish judge earlier Friday. Gusinsky's case has been closely watched by the U.S.
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March 8, 2007 | Megan Garvey and Charles Proctor, Times Staff Writers
A physician and her adult daughter returned to Los Angeles Wednesday after being poisoned during a trip to Moscow, the latest in a string of Russian poisoning cases that have sparked international intrigue. Marina Kovalevsky, a 49-year-old internist well known in L.A.'s Russian community, and her daughter Yana, 26, were sickened 12 days ago by thallium, an odorless, colorless, toxic chemical element initially suspected in the death of a former Russian spy in London last year. The women, both U.
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