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WAR IN IRAQ — DAY 12
Bombs raining on Baghdad
Intensity of air attack
heightens as coalition
troops push forward
By Hamza Hendawi
The Associated Press
AGHDAD — Massive
explosions rocked Baghdad
through the night into
Sunday, with coalition aircraft hit-
ting Saddam Hussein’s defenses in
Milosevic’s and around the southern fringes of
the city where the Republican
Guard, Iraq’s best trained fighters,
wife in are thought to be dug in.
As blasts lit up the horizon, build-
ings downtown shook repeatedly.
Russia At one point, an orange fireball illu-
minated the sky, followed by
columns of white smoke. On Sunday
afternoon, a great deal of anti-air-
By Jovana Gec craft fire and the sound of explo-
The Associated Press sions near the center of Baghdad
could be heard.
ELGRADE, Serbia- U.S. infantry, tank units and
Montenegro — A other fighters pushed toward IRAQI FAMILIES continued to leave Basra in southern Iraq, across one of the town’s bridges manned by British
Serbian deputy prime Baghdad from the south. soldiers. Air strikes on Baghdad intensified as ground fighting in the south continued over the weekend.
minister accused Sunday Thousands of Marines moved to
Slobodan Milosevic and his wife open routes to the city and probe down many coalition units. In the Guard colonel and captured five Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf said a
Mirjana Markovic of ordering Saddam’s defenses to prevent the south, British troops claimed to soldiers.
the slaying of another former kind of attacks that have slowed have killed an Iraqi Republican Iraq’s Information Minister See BAGHDAD, Page 4
Serbian president more than
two years ago, amid reports
Markovic is in Russia and facing
threats of an international
Iraqi general a POW
as recruits swarm in
“It is logical to assume that
the direct order [for the mur-
der] came from the Milosevic
family,” Zarko Korac told pri-
vate BK television.
“It seems that we are dealing By Ellen Knickmeyer was unsure whether the two inci-
with a family that ordered mur- and David Crary dents were linked. He called the
ders,” he added. The Associated Press suicide attack “pure terrorism”
Korac’s allegations came days and said his troops would hence-
after police discovered the OUTH-CENTRAL IRAQ — forth exercise more caution in
remains of former Serbian pres- A general from Saddam dealing with Iraqis.
ident Ivan Stambolic, saying he Hussein’s army has been Franks, at a briefing Sunday,
was abducted and killed by captured in southern Iraq and is also denied that he had asked the
members of a special police unit being pressed to provide strategic Pentagon for more troops before
in August 2000. information, British officers said invading Iraq. He sidestepped a
Sunday. An Iraqi official said 4,000 question about whether the war A U.S. PARATROOPER from the 173rd Airborne Division stationed near the
See MARKOVIC, Page 4 Arab volunteers have arrived, might last into the summer. Harir airfield, 75 km northeast of the Kurdish city of Irbil in northern Iraq.
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RUSSIAN PROTEST VLADIMIR PUTIN’S
against war in Iraq
continues even as a
backs the coalition.
— PAGE 5
WORLD staunch position against
war in Iraq may have an
impact on Russia’s
— PAGE 6
Rumsfeld under fire as deaths rise
how anyone outside of the govern-
ment thinks they know what my
views are,” Rumsfeld said. He said
the war plan was approved by
By Will Dunham Franks, Joint Chiefs of Staff
Reuters Chairman Gen. Richard Myers, and
President George W. Bush. “And it is
ASHINGTON — Defense a good plan,” Rumsfeld said.
Secretary Donald Critics have pointed to a series of
Rumsfeld’s influence in faulty assumptions they believe
crafting the Iraq war plan is facing were made by civilian leaders: that
scrutiny as it becomes apparent the the Iraqi military would collapse
campaign will not be as quick or easy quickly; that there would be mass
as some U.S. leaders had predicted. surrenders of Iraqi troops; that the
Some retired top brass are voicing “shock and awe” aerial bombard-
in public an opinion harbored in pri- ment would convince the Iraqis that
vate by some current top military resistance was futile; and that the
officers — that Rumsfeld’s bold Iraqi people would embrace invading
vision of a sleeker, high-tech military Americans as liberators.
prompted him to take unnecessary McCaffrey said some moves have
risks with the size and nature of the been “just shocking,” citing inade-
force sent to topple Iraqi President quate ground combat forces, inade-
Saddam Hussein. Some experts also quate security for supply lines and
say he has assumed too big a role in too little artillery.
articulating U.S. foreign policy. Analysts also said Rumsfeld may
“At the end of the day the question not be well-suited to articulate U.S.
arises: why would you do this opera- forces, high-tech weapons, air power for the war. Basically, he has the policy on international relations.
tion with inadequate power?” said and special operations. view the Army is too big, too heavy, “I have incredible respect for the
retired Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey, Rumsfeld rejected the advice of too cumbersome,” said analyst man. But I think that he should have
who commanded an infantry division many top officers that he field a force Lawrence Korb of the Council on been banned from the Pentagon
in the Gulf War and later headed all more in line with the half-million Foreign Relations, who served as briefing room for the last year.
U.S. military forces in Latin America. troops used in the 1991 Gulf War, in assistant secretary of defense in the Honestly. He is articulate. He is smart.
“Because you don’t have time to get favor of a much smaller force. Reagan administration. And he likes it too much,” military
them there? But we did. Because you Analysts said Rumsfeld and com- During a Pentagon briefing, analyst Daniel Goure of the
don’t have the forces? But we did. mander Gen. Tommy Franks Rumsfeld was asked whether his Lexington Institute said. “I don’t
Because you’re trying to save money reached a middle ground with a force vision of a “transformed” military led think that he is doing as good a job,
on a military operation that will be about half the size of the 1991 one. him to authorize a force with insuffi- partly because people, including the
$200 billion before it’s done?” “Rumsfeld basically cut in half cient troops and armor on the media, are bored with him, bored
“Or is it because you have such a what the Army said that it needed ground. “First of all, I don’t know with his shtick.”
strong ideological view and you’re so
confident in your views that you dis-
regard the vehement military advice
from, particularly, Army generals
who you don’t think are very bright.”
Rumsfeld has clashed with some
top officers, particularly in the
Army, during a tenure in which
he has sought to reimpose strict
civilian leadership over a uniformed
military that some believed had
run the show during the Clinton
The flash point has been his quest
to bring what he calls “transforma-
tion” to the military. He has a vision
of a military with smaller, swifter
THE RUSSIA JOURNAL Monday, March 31, 2003. PAGE 4
Continued from Page 1
is dead or alive,” Franks said. “I have
not seen credible evidence over the
last period of days that this regime is
being controlled from the top.”
Group Capt. Al Lockwood, a
British spokesman, said an Iraqi gen-
eral was captured in the besieged
city of Basra — the highest-ranking
Iraqi prisoner of war thus far. “We’ll
be asking him quite politely if he’s
willing to assist us to continue our
operations against the paramilitary
forces in Basra,” Lockwood said.
Lockwood also said Royal Marine
Commandos killed a Republican
Guard colonel who apparently was
sent to Basra to strengthen the
resolve of the defense forces, who are
encircled by British troops.
Further north, along the approach
routes to Baghdad, some American
units have paused while supply lines
THE RUSSIA JOURNAL Monday, March 31, 2003. PAGE 5
THE RUSSIAN ARMY THE ROLLING STONES
continued to search
over the weekend for a
helicopter that went
missing in Chechnya
on March 20th.
RUSSIA have decided to cancel
their first-ever Chinese
tour dates because of
Russians united in opposition
Georgian blackout But Akhmed Zakayev
is throwing his weight
T BILISI, Georgia — Most of
the republic was left with-
out power on Sunday after behind Bush and Blair
unknown assailants blew up a
powerline linking the country to By Sarah Karush
neighboring Russia, local offi- The Associated Press
The Kavkasioni powerline housands of Russians protest-
runs across the Caucasus moun- ed against the war in Iraq,
tains in northwestern Georgia, while a representative for
where the Abkhazia region has separatists in the mostly Muslim
enjoyed de facto independence region of Chechnya said the rebels
since local forces drove out the support the U.S.-British campaign.
Georgian army in 1993. Akhmed Zakayev, a Chechen
“Sometimes local people shoot envoy facing extradition proceedings
the power lines with automatic from Britain on Russian terrorism
weapons, which interrupts charges, said by telephone from
power supply from Russia to London that a military operation was
Georgia and can cut off the the only way to disarm Saddam
whole country’s energy supply,” Hussein. He said there was no conflict
Nino Asatiani, a spokeswoman between the Chechens’ Muslim faith
for the energy ministry, told and the rebels’ support for
She said the lines had been cut “I don’t think anybody could sup-
in two separate explosions, one port a dictator,” he said. COMMUNIST DEMONSTRATORS hold a portrait of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein while protesting against the U.S.-
caused by an anti-tank mine and The pro-Washington position of led war against Iraq outside the U.S. Embassy in Moscow Saturday, with Soviet-era red flags in the background.
Chechen rebel President Aslan
Maskhadov, first reported by diate end to military action against Norwegian-based campaign director “The armed action unleashed in
Russian media Friday, was immedi- Iraq and for the crisis to be returned had written Putin a letter of thanks violation of international law, is
ately condemned by his opponents. to the U.N. Security Council for a last month for his efforts to prevent bringing suffering to innocent peo-
Akhmad Kadyrov, Chechnya’s pro- diplomatic resolution. the war. The Kremlin released ple,” ministry spokesman Alexander
Moscow leader, said people who sup- The war has brought “human sac- excerpts of Putin’s letter Saturday. Yakovenko said in a statement.
port the war against Iraq “should rifices and the entire region is under The Russian Foreign Ministry Almost 75 percent of Russians
seek treatment,” according to the threat of a large-scale humani- issued another condemnation of the expect the U.S.-led war against Iraq
Interfax. tarian and ecological catastrophe,” campaign in response to Friday’s to last for at least a month, and 22
Russia’s leaders have condemned Putin said in a letter to the environ- bombing of a Baghdad market, percent for over a year, according to
the war, and polls show that few mental group Greenpeace, whose which Iraqi officials say killed dozens. an opinion poll published Saturday.
Russians support it.
On Saturday, protesters — includ-
ing communists, nationalists and
Arabs living in Moscow — demon-
strated in front of the U.S. Embassy.
Police estimated the crowd at 6,000
people — a large turnout for a popu-
lation that tends to be apolitical.
Protesters waved red communist
flags and carried signs with anti-U.S.
slogans, including a wanted poster
depicting U.S. President George W.
Bush, labeled “International
Terrorist No. 1.”
Meanwhile, President Vladimir
Putin repeated his call for an imme-
THE RUSSIA JOURNAL Monday, March 31, 2003. PAGE 6
WORLD STOCKS (Friday close) WORLD STOCKS (Friday close)
Beer co. Russia braces for war’s impact
reports But lost oil contracts aside,
economic damage is
barrel, he said. At this price, Russian
GDP is calculated to grow by 4.8
percent. The government expects
losses expected to be minimal GDP to grow by 4.5 percent in 2003.
“Even at the average price of $17
per barrel, growth will only fall to
Prime-Tass 3.6 percent,” he said.
By Todd Prince According to Aton’s calculations,
Bloomberg hile Russian companies a $1 change in the oil price, above
cry foul over lost con- $19 per barrel, leads to a 0.2 percent
un Interbrew Ltd., an tracts, analysts agree change in GDP growth figures.
Interbrew NV venture that the impact of the war on Russia Below $19 per barrel the impact
operating in Russia and should not be exaggerated. Unless increases to 0.4 percent.
Ukraine, made a fourth-quarter there is a sharp and dramatic fall in
net loss of 10.5 million euros the price of oil, and the U.S. or Russia Lost contracts
($11.3 million), as the euro’s act against their own interests and
gains boosted costs and the fail to maintain a constructive rela- While analysts are confident that
company wrote off assets. tionship, the effect of war on Russia Russia is unlikely to feel a negative
Beer sales rose 9.5 percent should be kept to a minimum impact from oil price fluctuations,
to 85 million euros, compared With more than 70 percent of the Russian oil and manufacturing busi-
with the year-earlier period, population opposed to U.S.-led mili- nesses have other worries, namely
Sun said in a statement e- tary action, President Vladimir unfulfilled contracts with Iraq.
mailed to news wires. The com- Putin has firmly pitched his tent in PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN has made his position on war in Iraq clear; Last year, Russia was Iraq’s lead-
pany wrote off 6.7 million euros the “camp of the unwilling.” But the now economists are waiting to see what the financial impact will be. ing trading partner, accounting for
in assets. Sun made a 2.4 mil- impact of his decision is under 15 percent of Iraqi trade turnover,
lion-euro profit in the fourth intense debate. growth in the economy,” he said. won’t happen as a result of conflict or some $2.3 billion. Russian con-
quarter of 2001. This scenario is based on the in Iraq. To think it will is absurd,” he tracts under the U.N.’s oil-for-food
Sales rose as the company Oil price crucial assumption that Russian oil prices said. Russia, one of world’s largest oil program were worth $7.73 billion.
started selling beer in cans and will revert to “normal” levels, producers and exporters, has an “Russian companies must resign
plastic bottles, Sun said in its Analysts argue the most substan- around $20 per barrel according to observer status with OPEC. themselves to losing everything that
statement. Those two product tial impact of the war, now entering Granville. However, if prices col- Peter Westin, an economist with they have and could have in Iraq
lines offer the fastest-growing its second week, is on the price of oil. lapse and fall below $15 per barrel, the Aton investment company in following the U.S.-led war,” Nikolai
sales in Russia’s beer market Since hitting a four-month low on he said, then the economic impact Moscow, said that a disruption to oil Tokarev, general director of
analysts have said. March 21, oil prices have gained 17 will be negative. supply from the Middle East is Zarubezhneft, a state oil company,
The change also boosted costs, percent and the price of Urals blend “But for this to occur there will unlikely. If there is a linear fall in oil said Friday in an interview pub-
because Luxembourg-based on March 28 stood at around $25.60 have to be a breakdown of discipline prices to $15 per barrel following the lished by the daily newspaper
Sun Interbrew imports most of per barrel. Oil prices have shot up in OPEC [Organization of Petroleum conclusion of the war, the average Vremya Novostei. “We have to
its equipment and packaging following fears the war will continue Exporting Countries], and that price for the year will be $23 per accept the losses,” he said, adding
from Europe and the euro longer than expected and oil sup-
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against the dollar cost the com- long run for the Russian economy,” Red Cross International Herald Tribune Internet.com Iraq Daily Ireland Online Irish
pany 27 million euros in 2002,
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he added. “In the short-term the
impact may be negative for short-
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MONEY | Russia report
Weekly look at Wall Street
Russian stock market roundup
By Amy Baldwin this week’s selling, although their
The Associated Press effect has waned as the market’s
Prime-Tass Of the blue chips, Rostelecom losses moderated. Wall Street is
was the biggest loser, down 2.26 EW YORK — Investors concerned that the longer the war
il chips remained the percent to $1.30. worried about a drawn- takes, the more cautious consumers
principle gainers Friday According to Rojkov, this fol- out war with Iraq sold and businesses will become.
as telecoms and utilities lows the 9.5 percent drop stocks lower for the third straight Economic news contributed to
fell on a stagnant Russian stock Thursday in the share price of day Friday, snapping Wall Street’s Friday’s declines. The Commerce
market. telecoms leader Vimpelcom. two-week winning streak. But Department reported consumer
“The market was very quiet UES stock fell by 1.34 percent analysts, characterizing the sell- spending was flat for a second
[Friday],” said Timur Nasardinov, to $0.13, “a normal situation as ing as moderate, said the market
a trader with the Troika invest- Russian investors sell the stock was holding up well despite the
ment company. ahead of the weekend,” uncertainty.
Russia’s benchmark RTS stock Nasardinov said. There were more advancers than
index closed Friday at 366.33, up “We are seeing the European decliners on the New York Stock
0.04 percent or 0.15 points from and the U.S. markets a little bit Exchange, a sign that investors,
the previous close. down, but the Russian market while concerned, are far from pan-
Trading volume fell to $8.3 mil- reflects oil prices,” he added. icky. The Dow Jones industrial
lion from $15 million Thursday. Traders said that as long as it average has held on to more than
The Moscow Interbank remains unclear how long the half the 997 points it gained in the
Currency Exchange (MICEX) war in Iraq will continue, it is dif- six days leading up to the war and
index inched up before closing ficult to make predictions for the two sessions that followed the
Friday at 332.88 — up 0.05 per- next week. start of fighting.
cent on the previous close. “Maybe the market will be 2-3 “The rally we saw a week or so
Trading volume on the MICEX percent higher next week as oil ago does show that there is a desire
fell to $189.77 million from prices stabilize and everyone is to be back in stocks,” said Susan L.
$232.72 million Thursday. well prepared for negative devel- Malley, chief investment officer for
As world oil prices jumped, opments [in the Iraqi war],” Malley Associates Capital
Russian oil chips generally stayed Rojkov said. Management, adding that her firm
flat. “Unless there is a major cata- is “not ready to pour money back
LUKoil fell 0.36 percent to strophe such as a chemical into stocks yet, but we have put a
$13.92. Tatneft shares dropped weapons or terrorist attack over little more into equities than we
0.29 percent to $0.85. the weekend and if oil prices stay had before the war.”
Yukos rose 0.71 percent to $9.87 steady I think the market will The Dow closed down 55.68, or
because “Yukos is the most popu- stay flat next week,” Nasardinov 0.7 percent, at 8,145.77, incurring a
lar stock with Western clients,” said. three-day loss of 134.46. For the
said Alexei Rojkov, a trader from “If you had money would you week, the blue chips lost 4.4 per-
Rosbank. invest it now?” Nasardinov con- cent.
“Only Western money can push tinued. The broader market also retreat-
up Yukos,” he added. “I don’t think so,” he said. ed for a third day and for the week
overall. On Friday, the Nasdaq
composite index fell 14.64, or 1.1
percent, to 1,369.61. The Standard
& Poor’s 500 index declined 5.02, or
0.6 percent, to 863.50.
For the week, the Nasdaq gave
back 3.7 percent and the S&P for-
feited 3.6 percent.
Investors have been collecting
profits this week from the prewar
rally, but the Dow has retained
about 555 points, or nearly 56 per-
cent, of its 997-point advance.
Fears that the fighting in Iraq
will last longer than investors antic-
ipated have been responsible for
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GANGS OF NEW YORK*
9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m.,
4:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:15 p.m.,
cancel China concerts
CHICAGO* 11:30 p.m., 2 a.m. (overnight non−
4:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m. stop) Reuters
* reviewed below
IN RUSSIAN: DAREDEVIL Rolan OS ANGELES — The
6:15 p.m., 10:35 p.m. DWARF NOSE Rolling Stones have can-
MDM-Kino 10 a.m., noon celed what would have
9:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m.
JET LAG TREASURE PLANET* been their first-ever shows in
9 a.m., 7 p.m. 11 a.m., 1 p.m. China next week because of the
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO ANALIZE THAT* killer bug sweeping through
11:15 a.m., 5:15 p.m., 9:15 p.m.
2 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 11:45 p.m. Southeast Asia, the group said on
9 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 11 p.m.
GANGS OF NEW YORK Friday.
10 a.m., 2 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m. 9 a.m., 5 p.m., 11:15 p.m.
3 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m., 12:15 a.m. Earlier in the week the vet-
SPY KIDS: THE ISLAND OF LOST CHICAGO*
TAXI 3 eran rockers canceled two con-
DREAMS 4 p.m., 9:45 p.m. certs scheduled for the week-
9:45 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:15 p.m.,
10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 10:15 p.m., KAMIKAZE'S DIARY end in Hong Kong, also as a
6 p.m., 8 p.m. 12:30 a.m. 5:45 p.m. result of the deadly and high-
DAREDEVIL DAREDAVIL Kinoplex na Leninskom ly contagious pneumonia virus
Noon, 4 p.m., 8 p.m. 10:45 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:15 p.m., DAREDEVIL that has killed 54 people world-
Karo Film 4:45 p.m., 7 p.m., 11:30 p.m., 11:10 a.m., 3:20 p.m., 7:30 p.m., wide and infected around 1,500.
TREASURE PLANET* 4 a.m. 11:30 p.m. The severe acute respiratory
10:30 a.m., 12:20 p.m., 2:10 p.m. SUR MES LEVRES THE RING
11:15 a.m., 7:15 p.m.
syndrome (SARS), which scien-
ANALIZE THAT* 11:30 a.m., 4 p.m., 8:40 p.m. tists say is caused by a new
11 a.m., 12:55 p.m., 2:50 p.m., 8 MILE
CHICAGO* virus strain, has forced the can-
4:50 p.m., 6:50 p.m., 8:50 p.m., 12:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m.,
11:40 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:20 p.m., cellation of holidays and busi-
10:50 p.m. 9:15 p.m., 1:45 a.m.
6:40 p.m., 8:50 p.m., 11:10 p.m.
DWARF NOSE EQUILIBRIUM ness travel to many parts of
11:05 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:45 p.m. 12:30 p.m. Asia, in a blow to the region’s
1:20 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 9:40 p.m.
GANGS OF NEW YORK* LA VIE PROMISE already sickly economies.
9 p.m. SUR MES LEVRES
12:40 p.m., 3:50 p.m., 7 p.m.,
1:40 p.m., 6:20 p.m., 10:50 p.m.
The Rolling Stones were
10:10 p.m. NOVO scheduled to play in Shanghai
CHICAGO* 9:15 p.m. Orbita on April 1 and Beijing on April
4 p.m., 8:20 p.m. THE QUIET AMERICAN CHICAGO* 4. Fans were flying in from all
TAXI 3 9:15 p.m. 9 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m.,
over the world to see the band’s
4:40 p.m., 6:40 p.m., 8:40 p.m., NATIONAL SECURITY 4:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 9:10 p.m.,
10:40 p.m. 1:15 a.m. 11:20 p.m., 1:30 a.m.
historic China concerts. The
Stones have been trying to play
Schedules are subject to change. Please call theater to confirm show times. China ever since 1978 when the
America Cinema: Tel: 937−2616 MDM-Kino: Tel: 229−2111 government rejected their appli-
Tel: 941−8747 Khudozhestvenny: Tel: 245−8438 Rolan: cation.
Dome Theater: Tel: 291−9625 Orbita: Tel: 916−9412 “We are very sad and disap-
Tel: 931−9873 Kinoplex: Tel: 115−6580 35 mm: pointed not to be able to do
Karo Film: Tel: 105−1130 Pushkinsky: Tel: 917−5492 these concerts,” Rolling Stones
singer Mick Jagger said in a
statement. “We have been look-
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ing forward to the shows in
China for so long and will MICK JAGGER performs with the Rolling Stones at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo earlier
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ANALYZE THAT CHICAGO sible.” and China because of a mystery illness outbreak in the region.
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Turning a love for cars into a career
By Svetlana Feoktistova I was involved in a couple of
The Russia Journal different businesses connected
with the automotive industry,
ury Samoilenko, the head and I’m grateful for that chance
of the Moscow representa- to gain interesting new experi-
tive office of Nissan ence. Since 1993 I’ve been with
Europe S.A.S., is the only native Nissan except for a two-year
Russian at the head of a Russian break in 1995-1997 when I stud-
office of a foreign automobile ied business administration in the
manufacturer. United States in Illinois. I also
For the 44-year-old worked there for Infiniti and
Samoilenko, this isn’t his only Nissan. Infiniti is Nissan’s luxury
unique achievement. He obtained sub-division in the United States.
a Ph.D. at the tender age of 25 Russia gets these cars supplied
and, at 26, was appointed labora- through “gray dealers.” In March
tory head at a research institute – 1997 I became Head of Nissan
a post not usually held by anyone Europe’s Moscow representative
under 40. Samoilenko spoke with office.
The Russia Journal about his RJ: Every job has its own pecu-
accomplishments and the chal- liarities and demands. What is
lenges of working with Nissan. needed to be the successful head
The Russia Journal: What of Nissan’s Moscow office?
made you choose the car indus- YS: My time and studies in
try? the United States made me real-
Yury Samoilenko: You could ize that there wasn’t such a big
call it a childhood dream. Boys are difference between various kinds
always fascinated by cars and of business. Of course, managers
machines, and in my case, that have to know the peculiarities
period never ended. After gradu- of the business they’re in, but
ating from the Moscow there are also general business
Automobile and Road Institute rules and general demands of
(MADI) I spent some time at the managers’ personal traits that
Kurgan Wheeled Tractor Plant as apply everywhere. Certainly, the
a design product we sell is a complex one,
EXECUTIVE e n g i n e e r . and this does mean we need cer-
Then I tain additional knowledge and
F O C U S b e g a n expertise.
post-graduate studies at the RJ: How would you describe
Automobile and Road Institute your management style, and
and received my Ph.D. degree in what qualities do you think make YURY SAMOILENKO, the head of the Moscow office of Nissan Europe S.A.S., says his fascination with cars and
mechanical engineering in 1983. a good manager? machines began while he was still a young boy — and the fascination never ended.
I worked in two research insti- YS: You’d better address that
tutes. At the tractor institute I question to my subordinates. But work and decision-making as keting and price formation. RJ: You represent a leading
worked on caterpillar tracks and I think that a person should know much as I can to my subordi- We have two departments, a Japanese company in Russia.
was laboratory head, and then I exactly what he’s here to do and nates. It’s very important to me marketing department and a Would you say there’s anything
worked at the automobile insti- why, and where the limits of his that they know what is expect- technical department, and their specific about the way Japanese
tute. responsibilities lie. From there, an ed of them. I’m for maximum responsibilities are clearly companies work?
In 1991-1992 the situation in employee has to move forward on independence within a clear defined, as well as the functions YS: We work essentially with
the country began to change rad- his own and make independent framework. Our office is respon- of each employee. It’s hard to get the European headquarters, so
ically. I had the opportunity to decisions within the limits of his sible for marketing and techni- an engine like this started up, but the Japanese influence is some-
work on a doctorate at the responsibilities. If something goes cal support for the dealers. This once it’s going, it powers along all what lessened, and we’re closer to
Automobile and Road Institute, beyond these limits, then he involves PR activities, corporate on its own. I’m responsible for the European way of doing
but by then I had another vision comes to me. advertising, dealers’ training, general strategic control and
of my prospects. I try to delegate day-to-day approval of cars and parts, mar- planning of all these activities. See NISSAN, Page 10
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THE RUSSIA JOURNAL Monday, March 31, 2003. PAGE 10
Continued from Page 9 education because they see it as a dedicated to science, research and
good foundation for their future. testing in the automotive area, and
things. But we do have some features Since English is a foreign language the second period, the Russian peri-
typical of the Japanese company: all for me, it was very difficult in the od, has been about working in busi-
issues are thoroughly worked beginning. I had to get through a ness, and also my time studying and
through and there’s no rigid domina- huge amount of material, and the working in the United States ... I also
tion here. If a decision has to be made, only way I could do this was through see it as an achievement that I’m a
then everyone takes part in discus- being independent and putting in a Russian and in charge of a Japanese
sions. All the opinions are taken into lot of stubborn hard work. I think company’s office. As far as I know,
account and that this is what characterizes the I’m the only Russian to head a for-
worked American higher education system. eign automotive manufacturer’s
through My studies in Illinois gave me a great office here.
thoroughly. deal in terms of academic and profes- RJ: How do you see Nissan’s
Once the sional knowledge and just general future, and the future of the Russian
decision is made, it gets implemented knowledge of life. I think you can automobile market in general?
quickly without being held up by red only really make this kind of leap by YS: I think that both have good
tape and delays. entering a completely new environ- prospects. The market here is huge,
RJ: Would you say this approach is ment. there’s great potential and people’s
something alien to the Russian men- RJ: But why did you feel the need financial situation is improving. Now
tality? to uproot everything and go to various credit schemes are develop-
YS: I don’t have any problems Illinois when you already had a
with it. These are perfectly normal Ph.D.?
and rational demands. Perhaps at the YS: It wasn’t an easy decision. I
very beginning it seemed to me that came to it because I realized that
it took too long to make decisions, but business education was what I
now I feel totally comfortable work- lacked. I already had two children by
ing this way. then, and the trip meant big changes
RJ: Did your study in the United not just for me, but also for my whole
States change you? Did it give you family. I was always a technical per-
much professional experience? son, someone who worked with
YS: I’m very glad to have had the metal and formulae, but when I
chance to work and study there. began working at Nissan I found
Their education system is completely myself dealing with new areas like
different from ours. Here we have to marketing, advertising and PR. This this has been in the automotive sec- degree at age 25, or when I became
study a lot of subjects at once, and was what made me decide to get a tor. But these down moments, if you research institute laboratory head at
there’s a lot of control over students, normal basic business education. could call them that, I planned them 26. Previously, you had to be around
while they study a maximum of RJ: Has your career been a smooth myself. I wanted to work in new 40 to get such a post. I was perhaps
three subjects per semester. ride, or have you had ups and downs areas, and I deliberately accepted a the youngest laboratory head in the
Although they don’t have to go to on the way? drop in status because I was sure I’d country at that time ... At one time, I
university every day, there’s a huge YS: I’ve had ups and downs. I’ve quickly make my way up again. was even nominated for a state prize.
amount of independent work to do, risen rapidly and then left my job for RJ: What would you call your There were a whole series of bright
and various tests keep them working a new but not so high-up post, and greatest achievements? moments like that. In general, my life
throughout the semester. People then have risen again, only to enter a YS: I’ve had many achievements. is divided into two periods. The first
there pay a lot of money for their dead end and then leave again. All of For example, when I got my Ph.D. was the soviet period, which was
THE RUSSIA JOURNAL Monday, March 31, 2003. PAGE 11
Nikolai Shmigol has been appointed director of
APPOINTMENT operations at Alfa Bank.This position is new for
the bank. The director of operations will control
BRUNSWICK UBS WARBURG the functioning of the bank’s departments, branch SCALA
CHARLES HILL banks and subordinate companies. ALEXEI SARAYEV
Charles Hill has been appointed Head of "One of the major priorities of my future work Alexei Sarayev has been appoint-
Proprietary Trading/Risk Management at will be setting all operational aspects and compli- ed sales director of Scala Business
Brunswick UBS Warburg. Hill joins Brunswick ance procedures of the bank’s functioning at gen- Solutions Co. in Russia, the C.I.S.
UBS Warburg from HSBC where he has worked erally recognized standards that are present on the international investment and Central and Eastern Europe.
in London and Brazil and most recently as Head and banking-services markets. Alfa-Bank is a world-class bank; therefore, we Scala is a well-known developer
of Trading and Treasurer, HSBC Russia in should meet the highest standards," Shmigol said. Shmigol was born in 1970 in and provider of software for busi-
Moscow. Jeffrey R. Costello, Chief Executive Moscow. In 1991-1992, he studied business administration at the Unniversitas ness, finance and manufacturing.
Officer of Brunswick UBS Warburg, said: Internationalis Caluccio Salutati in Italy. In 1993, he graduated from the Sarayev started with Scala in 1999
“Charles brings to the firm a wide and deep Finance Academy of the Russian government, specializing in finance and cred- as a client manager. In 2000, he
experience in emerging markets equities and its. His professional activities began as a broker for Capital Investment Group. was appointed business develop-
fixed-income, which will be essential in developing equity-derivative and ruble From 1995-2000, Shmigol worked for UFG, where he was promoted from a ment manager and, in 2001, com-
fixed-income products for our clients. His talents will contribute to making our trader to general director. In 2000, he joined Alfa-Bank, where he organized mercial director for Scala C.I.S.
already market-leading trading team even stronger.” After six years as an and managed the department of banking operations. Before this, Sarayev was corporate
Emerging Markets Fund Manager in the UK, Hill joined HSBC Treasury and development manager for ICN
Capital Markets Proprietary Trading in 1994. With a broad remit across equity Pharmaceuticals (from 1998-1999),
derivatives, foreign exchange and fixed income derivatives he traded on behalf APPOINTMENT and leading consultant for Unikon.
of HSBC Treasury out of London for another six years, with a brief interlude in
Brazil as part of the merger team in HSBC’s acquisition of Bamerindus. He GUILD OF INVESTMENT AND
became treasurer of HSBC Russia in the year 2000 after the HSBC acquisition FINANCIAL ANALYSTS APPOINTMENT
of Republic Bank. ARKADY DVORKOVICH BURGAZ CO.
Arkady Dvorkovich has been elected president ALEXEI FROLOV
of the Guild of Investment and Financial Analysts. Alexei Frolov has been appointed
APPOINTMENT The Guild of Investment and Financial Analysts’ director general of Burgaz Co. by
mission is to assist Russian capital market devel- Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller. Frolov
PROGRESS-GARANT opment by introducing modern standards of pro- was born in 1956. In 1988, he
DMITRY TULENTY fessional qualification and conduct to investment graduated from the Grozny Oil
Dmitry Tulenty has been appointed director of regional policy and vice-pres- and finance. Dvorkovich was born on March 26, Institute specializing in technology
ident of the Progress-Garant insurance company within Progress Insurance 1972. In 1994 he graduated from the Economics and mechanization of oil and gas
Group. He will be responsible for the company’s business development in the department of Moscow State University, specializing in Economic Cybernetics. deposits. He has a Ph.D. Frolov
regions. Tulenty was born in 1965 in Donetzk. In 1992, he graduated from the In 1994 Dvorkovich graduated from the Russian School of Economics with a was head of Temirgayev Regional
Financial Academy Institute of Professional Development of the Russian gov- master’s degree. In 1997 he graduated from Duke University, North Carolina. engineering and technology drilling
ernment and, in 1994, from the German Private Finance academy. In 1997, From 1994-1997 Dvorkovich worked as a specialist for the Russian Ministry of from 1986-1989; deputy director
Tulenty received a Ph.D. specializing in Finance and Credits. From 1992-2000, Finance’s Economic Experts Group; from 1997-2000 he worked as head of the general and head of oil-well admin-
he worked for the Voyenno-Strakhovaniya insurance company and, later, group. Since August 2000 Dvorkovich has been Adviser to the Minister for istration from 1991-2001 for
joined AKB Hermitage. In 2001, he was executive director for VEStA and, from Economic Development and Trade, and an expert at the Center for Economic Tumenburgaz; and, most recently,
2001-2003, deputy director of Avest Classic. Development. Since March 26, 2001, Dvorkovich has been Deputy Minister he was director of Orenburgaz, a
for Economic Development and Trade. subsidiary of Burgaz.
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ïðîãðàììíîãî îáåñïå÷åíèÿ. Äëÿ ðàññìîòðåíèÿ Âàøåé êàíäèäàòóðû ïðîñèì íåîáõîäèìî. Âîçðàñò îò 30...45 ëåò.
ïðèñëàòü ðåçþìå ñ ïðèëîæåííûìè ôðàãìåíòàìè èñõîäíûõ òåêñòîâ, ñ Âàøåé òî÷êè Salary: 800 - 1800 (USD)
çðåíèÿ õàðàêòåðèçóþùèõ Âàø ñòèëü è óðîâåíü ïðîãðàììèðîâàíèÿ. Îêëàä îò 600 Worktime: Full-time jobs
äîëëàðîâ â çàâèñèìîñòè îò ïðîôèëÿ è êâàëèôèêàöèè ïëþñ ïðåìèàëüíûå.
Salary: 600 - ... (USD)
Worktime: Full-time jobs Banking and Finances
Начальник отдела продаж ID 2242-1 Financial Controller for multinational company ID 2803-1
Êðóïíîìó ðîññèéñêîìó èíôîðìàöèîííîìó õîëäèíãó òðåáóåòñÿ Íà÷àëüíèê îòäåëà Ðàáîòà â èíîñòðàííîé êîìïàíèè - â ñâÿçè ñ îòêðûòèåì îôèñà òðåáóåòñÿ
ïðîäàæ. Òðåáîâàíèÿ: - âûñøåå îáðàçîâàíèå (òåõíè÷åñêîå èëè ýêîíîìè÷åñêîå); -
îïûò óñïåøíûõ ïðîäàæ ñèñòåì àâòîìàòèçàöèè íå ìåíåå 1 ãîäà; - íàëè÷èå ôèíàíñîâûé êîíòðîë¸ð. Òðåáîâàíèÿ - ñòàðøå 25 ëåò, âûñøåå îáðàçîâàíèå,
ðåàëèçîâàííûõ ïðîåêòîâ; - îïûò âåäåíèÿ ïåðåãîâîðîâ ñ òîï-ìåíåäæåðàìè è àíãëèéñêèé ÿçûê - ñâîáîäíîå âëàäåíèå, îïûò ðàáîòû íà ñîîòâåòñòâóþùåé
âëàäåëüöàìè êîìïàíèé; - îïûò óïðàâëåíèÿ îòäåëîì ïðîäàæ èëè çàìåùåíèÿ ïîçèöèè â èíîñòðàííîé êîìïàíèè, ïîäãîòîâêà ôèíàíñîâûõ îò÷¸òîâ ñîãëàñíî
äîëæíîñòè ðóêîâîäèòåëÿ; - çíàíèå CRM (Sibel, Sales Logic) è ERP (Sun, Scala, ïðàâèëàì êîìïàíèè, êîíòðîëü çà ðàñõîäàìè, ðåêîìåíäàöèè ïî ñîêðàùåíèþ
Baan, SAP) ñèñòåì. Çíàíèå àíãëèéñêîãî ÿçûêà (ðàáî÷èé óðîâåíü). Ïîæåëàíèÿ ê èçäåðæåê. Êîìïåíñàöèÿ - âûøå $1,000 ñîîòâåòñòâåííî îïûòó.
ñîèñêàòåëÿì: - èíèöèàòèâíîñòü; - íàöåëåííîñòü íà ðåçóëüòàò; - Salary: 1000 - ... (USD)
êîììóíèêàáåëüíîñòü; - óìåíèå àðãóìåíòèðîâàòü ñâîþ òî÷êó çðåíèÿ; - òâîð÷åñêèé Worktime: Full-time jobs
ïîäõîä ê âûïîëíåíèþ ïîñòàâëåííîé çàäà÷è; - ðàçâèòûå íàâûêè ñàìîïðåçåíòàöèè.
Çàðàáîòíàÿ ïëàòà $800-1500. Îòïðàâëÿéòå, ïîæàëóéñòà, ñâîè ñîîáùåíèÿ ñ
óêàçàíèåì âàêàíñèè «Íà÷àëüíèê îòäåëà ïðîäàæ» â òåìå ñîîáùåíèÿ.
Salary: 800 - ... (USD)
Worktime: Full-time jobs Office Staff and Secretaries
Личный ассистент генерального директора
холдинговой компании ID 2792-1
Accounting and Audit Ðàáîòà â èíîñòðàííîé êîìïàíèè. Ìåæäóíàðîäíûé ëèäåð â ïðîèçâîäñòâå è
ïðîäàæå öåëëþëîçíî-áóìàæíîé ïðîäóêöèè ïðåäëàãàåò ñëåäóþùóþ âàêàíñèþ -
Главный бухгалтер в иностранную компанию ID 2791-1
Ëè÷íûé àññèñòåíò ãåíåðàëüíîãî äèðåêòîðà õîëäèíãîâîé êîìïàíèè. Òðåáîâàíèÿ -
Ðàáîòà â èíîñòðàííîé êîìïàíèè. Òðåáîâàíèÿ - ñòàðøå 30 ëåò, âûñøåå îáðàçîâàíèå
(æåëàòåëüíî ïðîôèëüíîå), àíãëèéñêèé ÿçûê - ñâîáîäíîå âëàäåíèå, çíàíèå ñòàðøå 25 ëåò, âûñøåå îáðàçîâàíèå, àíãëèéñêèé ÿçûê - ñâîáîäíîå âëàäåíèå,
åâðîïåéñêèõ ñòàíäàðòîâ áóõãàëòåðñêîãî ó÷¸òà. îïûò ðàáîòû ãëàâíûì áóõãàëòåðîì îïûò ðàáîòû ëè÷íûì àññèñòåíòîì ãëàâû êîìïàíèè (æåëàòåëüíî - â õîëäèíãå).
â èíîñòðàííîé êîìïàíèè. Êîìïåíñàöèÿ - âûøå $2,000 ñîîòâåòñòâåííî îïûòó. Âûñîêàÿ êîìïåíñàöèÿ.
Salary: 2000 - ... (USD) Salary: 700 - ... (USD)
Worktime: Full-time jobs Worktime: Full-time jobs
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IT Specialists, Internet Accounting and Audit Начальник отдела
Position in International маркетинга
web−программист ID 4070-2 company−Analyst ID 4055-2 бухгалтера/экономиста в и рекламы ID 3948-2
Îïûò ðàáîòû: Ñîçäàíèå äâèæêà July 2000 – Nov. 2002 Edinburgh области финансового Ñàìîñòîÿòåëüíûå ðàçðàáîòêè è
êàäðîâîãî ñàéòà (PHP+MySQL). Business School, Heriot-Watt University, планирования ID 4050-2 ïðîâåäåíèå ðåêëàìíûõ àêöèé (ÑÌÈ,
Ðàçðàáîòêà ìåõàíèçìà UK MBA 1998-present Kyiv State Îáðàçîâàíèå 1996-1999 Äàãåñòàíñêèé âûñòàâêè, ïðÿìàÿ ðåêëàìà, íàðóæíàÿ
àâòîìàòè÷åñêîé ðàññûëêè ðåçþìå è University, Kyiv, PhD Aug.1996-1998 ãîñóäàðñòâåííûé óíèâåðñèòåò Àñïèðàíòóðà ðåêëàìà, ðåêëàìà íà ìåñòå ïðîäàæè,
Peking University, China Scholarship îáó÷åíèÿ) Êàíäèäàò ïå÷àòíàÿ ðåêëàìà, ñóâåíèðíàÿ
âàêàíñèé íà 10 îñíîâíûõ êàäðîâûõ (î÷íàÿ ôîðìà
Sept.1993-1998 Kyiv State University, ïðîäóêöèÿ, ðåêëàìà â Internet è ò.ä.);
ñàéòîâ Ðóíåòà, à òàêæå ìåõàíèçìà ýêîíîìè÷åñêèõ íàóê Òåìà äèññåðòàöèè:
Department of African and Asian studies, êðåàòèâíîå ìûøëåíèå;
àâòîìàòè÷åñêîãî ñáîðà èíôîðìàöèè î «Ìåòîäû îöåíêè è óïðàâëåíèÿ âàëþòíûìè
Kyiv, Diploma in Oriental and European îðãàíèçàòîðñêèå ñïîñîáíîñòè;
ðåçþìå è âàêàíñèÿõ ñ job.ru (Perl). ðèñêàìè (Âîïðîñû òåîðèè è ìåòîäîëîãèè)» ïëàíèðîâàíèå
languages Dec. 2000 - Feb. 2002 è óòâåðæäåíèå
Ðàçðàáîòêà ïîäñèñòåìû èþëü 1998-íîÿáðü 1998 Ìîñêîâñêàÿ ðåêëàìíîãî áþäæåòà; âçàèìîäåéñòâèå
“Europe-Contact”, Business Advisor, UK
àâòîìàòè÷åñêîãî ñáîðà èíôîðìàöèè ñ ìåæäóíàðîäíàÿ âûñøàÿ øêîëà áèçíåñà ñ ïîäðÿä÷èêàìè è ðåêëàìíûìè
Market research for the Company Ïðîôåññèîíàëüíàÿ
îñíîâíûõ íîâîñòíûõ ñàéòîâ (Perl + «ÌÈÐÁÈÑ» îòäåëàìè äèëåðñêèõ ôèðì;
(SWOT, GAP, focus group),Developed ïî ñïåöèàëüíîñòè
XML) äëÿ ôóíêöèîíèðîâàíèÿ â ïåðåïîäãîòîâêà ñîñòàâëåíèå îò÷åòíîñòè; àíàëèç
Business plan Dec.1996- Sept.1999
ñîñòàâå ñèñòåìû “Îáçîð ÑÌÈ” «Ôèíàíñû» â ðàìêàõ Ïðåçèäåíòñêîé ýôôåêòèâíîñòè ðåêëàìû è êîíòðîëü
“Leighwood” Co.Ltd, Real Asset
(çàêàç÷èê - Ñîâåò Ôåäåðàöèè). ïðîãðàììû ïåðåïîäãîòîâêè óïðàâëåí÷åñêèõ ïðîâåäåíèÿ; ïðîâåäåíèå
Investment Company, Hong Kong, Äàãåñòàíñêèé ìàðêåòèíãîâûõ
êàäðîâ 1991-1996 èññëåäîâàíèé;
Â íàñòîÿùåå âðåìÿ ñòóäåíò ÌÃÒÓ èì. Investment/Financial Analyst Collection
ãîñóäàðñòâåííûé óíèâåðñèòåò Ôàêóëüòåò ðàçðàáîòêà äîëãîñðî÷íîé ñòðàòåãèè è
Í.Ý. Áàóìàíà (5-é êóðñ, äíåâíîå and Analysis of projects information òàêòèêè ìàðêåòèíãà
óïðàâëåíèÿ ýêîíîìèêîé, îòäåëåíèå êîìïàíèè;
îòäåëåíèå). Ôàêóëüòåò: Èíôîðìàòèêà through research; Capital budgeting and îïðåäåëåíèå ñåãìåíòà ðûíêà è íèøè
ñèñòåìû óïðàâëåíèÿ Investment assessment (NPV, IRR, etc.), «Ìèðîâàÿ ýêîíîìèêà» Äèïëîì ñ îòëè÷èåì
è ðûíêà; èíôîðìàöèîííàÿ ïîääåðæêà
Êîìïüþòåðíûå Preparation of financial reports on a reg- Îïûò ðàáîòû èþíü 2002-ôåâðàëü 2003
Ñïåöèàëüíîñòü: ñàéòà êîìïàíèè; óïðàâëåíèå
PetroAlliance Services Company Limited
ñèñòåìû è ñåòè Çàùèòèë äèïëîì ular basis,Analysis of the new investment ïðîåêòàìè â æåñòêèõ âðåìåííûõ
ñ îòëè÷èåì ïî opportunities and preparation the invest- Ìîñêâà, Ðîññèÿ Áóõãàëòåð/Ýêîíîìèñò ðàìêàõ; ìîíèòîðèíã;
“Èíôîðìàòèêà è ment proposals. July 1994-Aug. 1996 Ñîñòàâëåíèå ôèíàíñîâîé è áóõãàëòåðñêîé ðåêëàìíûõ ñòàòåé; âåäåíèå êëèåíòñêîé
“Society for Humanitarian and Cultural îò÷¸òíîñòè ïî ñòàíäàðòàì GAAP, âåäåíèå áàçû. Óìåíèå âåñòè ïåðåãîâîðû,
âû÷èñëèòåëüíàÿ òåõíèêà”. Æåëàåìûé
Cooperation with Foreign Countries”, áóõãàëòåðñêèõ ãëàâíûõ êíèã è áàëàíñîâûõ ê î ì ì ó í è ê à á å ë ü í î ñ ò ü ,
ãðàôèê ðàáîòû: Ñâîáîäíûé èëè
Kyiv, Ukraine Personal Assistant of the îò÷¸òîâ â êîíöå ôèíàíñîâîãî ãîäà. ðàáîòîñïîñîáíîñòü, æåëàíèå
ïîëíûé äåíü ñ äîãîâîðåííîñòüþ ïî
Society’s President Fluent- Mandarin Êîìàíäèðîâêè â Êîãàëûìñêèé ôèëèàë äëÿ êàðüåðíîãî ðîñòà, îïûò ðàáîòû â
îòñóòñòâèþ â êîíêðåòíûå ÷àñû
Chinese, English îáó÷åíèÿ ïåðñîíàëà è íàëàæèâàíèÿ êà÷åñòâå ïîìîùíèêà ãåíåðàëüíîãî
Year of birth: 1982 ñèñòåìû âåäåíèÿ áóõãàëòåðñêîãî ó÷åòà äèðåêòîðà.
Year of birth: 1975
Salary: 300 (USD) ßçûêè Àíãëèéñêèé – ñâîáîäíî.
Year of birth: 1976
Salary: 900 (USD)
Worktime: Full-time jobs Salary: 800 (USD)
Worktime: Full-time jobs Year of birth: 1973
Worktime: Full-time jobs
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THE RUSSIA JOURNAL Monday, March 31, 2003. PAGE 13
Okhotny Ryad: Bryusov Lane; 5 minutes walk from
Red Square. Studio 45 sq.m: fresh western; designer
furniture. All appliancies; A/C. Concierge. $1999. G&G
Realty: 995−9651, 254−2876.
An apartment near American Embassy, western, heat
floors, PVC, kitchen equipment, can be furnished, video
intercom, guarded yard. Krasnye Vorota, western,
modern furniture, built-in kitchen, intercom, fenced terri-
tory, guarded. INCOM 363−1004
Smolenskaya: Protochny Lane; room 23 sq.m ;
kitchen 9 sq.m; western designer renovation; furnished.
$1200. G&G Realty: 995−9651, 254−2876.
Krasnye Vorota, 5 min by foot, Homutovsky per., $ 600,
1 room, 5th floor, 5-floor building, room 21 sq.m., good
Metro Akademicheskaya, Profsoyuznaya street, 4th
floor of 6. Total area: 102, three bedrooms (16, 16, 9),
two bathrooms. All appliances. New super European
renovation. Modern kitchen-dining (exclusive design) 22
sq.m., fully equipped. Furnished. Intercom, concierge,
guarded parking. Rent: 5,500 Euros FLATLINK 363−
4435, www.flatlink.ru, flatlink@mtu−net.ru
Oktyabrskaya: Spasonalivkovsky Lane; 86 sq.m; fresh
renovation; un/furnished. $1,300.
G&G Realty: 995−9651, 254−2876.
SOKOL, this apartment is located in a guarded full service
residence, fully furnished and equipped, 2 restrooms with
Jacuzzi, air conditioning, and everything also to make your
stay in Moscow absolutely comfortable; TWO COUNTRY
COTTAGES, Rublevskoe and Pyatnitskoe high ways,
located in highly secured cottage compound, near yacht
club, fully furnished and equipped, has everything for your
maximum comfort and security, like sauna, swimming pool,
billiard, working fire place, cable TV, Moscow phone and
separated Internet line. 363−08−48 INCOM
• Close to the Moscow River
• 160 sqm
• Split level
• 4 rooms/ 3 bedrooms
• 2 bathrooms
• Fully equipped kitchen
Intermark 502 9553, www.intermark.ru
Chistye Prudy, Mal. Kharitonievsky Lane. Total area:
115 sq.m., rooms: 35 (studio), 19,19, 16, two bathrooms
( sauna, Jacuzzi, shower cabin), heated floors, condi-
tioners, furnished, Satellite TV, intercom, parking. Rent:
$4,000.FLATLINK, 363−4435, www.flatlink.ru,
Smolenskaya Area. 160 sq.m. Spacious LR. 2BRs.
Unfurnished. Equipped eat-in-kitchen. Modern elite
bldg. Garage, guest parking. Prime loc. PENNY LANE,
Mosfilmovskaya Street. 150 sq.m. Big LR. 3BRs. 2BAs.
Tastefully furnished. EIK. Built-in closets. New develop-
ment. Underground garage, guest parking. All-city view.
See lot 42878 at www.realtor.ru. PENNY LANE, 232−0099.
Krasniye Vorota, Furmanniy Lane, 4th floor of 6. Total
area: 130, rooms: 27, 27, 20, 17, built-in kitchen: 14, one
THE RUSSIA JOURNAL Monday, March 31, 2003. PAGE 14
REAL ESTATE No commissions! BAKOVKA, 5 km from MKAD west:
REAL Estate DIRECTORY full bathroom. European renovation, PVC-windows,
painted walls, parquet floor, new doors. Partly furnished
modern 3-bedroom cottage built to high standards; nice
plot of land; secure neighborhood ; sauna; furnished. For
rent or sale. G&G Realty: 995−9651, 254−2876.
(two rooms are empty), can be unfurnished. Boiler, wash-
ing machine, dishwasher. Intercom, fenced yard. Rent: Moscow Country Club, 10 minutes drive. Country house on
$3,000 FLATLINK, 363−4435, www.flatlink.ru, guarded territory for long-term rent. Total area: 240 sq.m., 3
flatlink@mtu−net.ru bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, kitchen, dining room and study;
colonial design, furnished, collection of rare paintings, fire-
Tsvetnoy Blvrd: 1st Samotechny Lane; 160 sq.m; place, home movie theatre, Satellite TV, Moscow digital tele-
24-hour security; open kitchen; 1.5 bathrooms; western; phone line; guest house with sauna; land plot (lots of trees) of
un/furnished. $3,299. 50 hundred parts developed in oriental style; pond; 24-hour
G&G Realty: 995−9651, 254−2876. security. To see photos please visit:
www.flatlink.ru/home_ar.html Rent: $11,000 per month
Kuskovo park zone, residential complex in Moscow, including full maintenance, FLATLINK, 363−4435,
houses from 125-151 sq. m., 4 bedrooms, large living- 139−6586
room, 2 bathrooms, western renovation, all appliances,
unfurnished/furnished, guarded area. To see photos OFFICE RENTAL
please visit: www.flatlink.ru/home_ar.html Rent:
$2,500 -3,200; FLAT LINK , 363−4435 Offered
Tretyakovskaya, 70-200 sq.m., western renovation,
Bolshaya Dmitrovka Street. 190 sq.m. 2 flrsHuge
reception area. 3BRs. 2BAs. Unfurnished. Exclnt cond.
Pre-Rev bldg. 24 HR security. $5,200 per month.
PENNY LANE, 232−0099.
Prestigious address. Downtown. 220 sq.m. 45 sq.m
LR. 3BRs. 2,5BAs. Unfurnished. Just renovated. Hi
ceils. 24 HR security. See lot 42773 at www.realtor.ru
PENNY LANE, 232−0099.
Okhotny Ryad, Kamergersky pereulok. Total area: 160
sq.m., living rooms: (1st level) - 40 sq.m. with fireplace,
(2nd level) -15 sq.m., living room 25, bedrooms: 20, 15,
fully equipped kitchen: 15. One full bathroom with
Jacuzzi, shower cabin and bidet. New European renova-
tion, ceilings 4,6 m high, large windows, exclusive antique
furniture. Marble entrance with pictures on the walls,
concierge, video waching. Rent: $6,500 FLATLINK, 363−
4435, www.flatlink.ru, flatlink@mtu−net.ru
Rublevskoye shosse, 12 km from MKAD, guarded,
western, modern furniture, fireplace, swimming pool,
garage. Kievskoye shosse, 60 sotok, 600 sq.m.,
western, 3 bathrooms, modern furniture, Moscow tele-
phone line, sauna, billiards, green territory, guarded.
SEREBRYANY BOR: Wooden 4-bedroom cottage in a
secure compound. Total area 130 sq.m. Un/furnished.
Satellite TV. Children’s playground. $4,000.
G&G Realty: 995−9651, 254−2876.
THE RUSSIA JOURNAL Monday, March 31, 2003. PAGE 15
Hockey Kwan takes gold in Washington
Continued from Page 16 By Laurie Nealin triples, including a triple-triple
Reuters combo, to Kwan’s six — the
Pavel Datsyuk, Nicklas American’s presentation was
Lidstrom and Sergei Fedorov ASHINGTON — untouchable and, according to two
also scored for the Red Wings, Michelle Kwan judges, a perfect 6.0.
who have won 19 of 22 (19-2-0- whipped the sell-out Sokolova, who was eighth in her
1). Pronger was on the ice for crowd into a cheering frenzy on only previous appearance at the
five Detroit goals. The Red Saturday en route to her fifth worlds back in 1998, clapped her
Wings went 4-0-0-1 against the title at the world figure skating hands to her face at the end of her
Blues this season. championships. near-flawless skate. “I am absolute-
The teams combined for 219 Kwan fended off Yelena ly happy with my skating. It was
penalty minutes in the third Sokolova of Russia to become the clean and I did the maximum of
period and the coaches shouted first woman to win five world titles what I could do today,” Sokolova
at each other during the final since fellow American Carol Heiss said. “Last season, I was not even in
minute of the game. accomplished the feat in 1960. the top three in Russia.
Avalanche 6, Coyotes 1: In Japan’s Fumie Suguri claimed the “Coming here, I didn’t expect
Denver, Greg de Vries and Riku bronze, just as she did last year. to leave with a medal, but I had
Hahl each scored a career-high After three minutes 15 seconds of hoped for it.”
two goals to lead Colorado past her four-minute routine set to American Sasha Cohen, who
Phoenix. The Avalanche took Spanish guitar music, Kwan won the Grand Prix title this sea-
control in the first period, scor- launched into a dazzling footwork son, stuttered on a spin and tum-
ing three goals in just 2 minutes, sequence as the fans roared their bled on a jump to finish fourth,
15 seconds to erase a 1-0 deficit. approval. As she took her bows, the same as last year. Defending
Peter Forsberg had two assists, dozens of small, stuffed animals world champion Irina Slutskaya
giving him 99 points on the sea- rained down onto the ice. did not compete, staying at home
son — second-best in the NHL It was a sweet moment for Kwan, in Russia with her mother, who
behind Vancouver’s Markus who had to settle for Olympic GOLD MEDALIST Michelle Kwan (center) with silver medalist Elena Sokolova of has been ill in hospital.
Naslund. bronze and world silver last season. Russia (left) and bronze medalist Fumie Suguri of Japan at the World Figure Skating Earlier in the week, Chinese pair
Colorado raised its point total “I never felt so much energy and Championships in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night. Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo cap-
to 99 and moved ahead of St. felt so calm ... I felt here and in the tured their second world title,
Louis into the No. 4 position in moment and that’s the best when “I worked hard, but I didn’t put cent of the total score, with Yevgeny Plushenko of Russia
the Western Conference. St. you’re in that zone,” said Kwan. “It a lot of pressure on myself ... I Sokolova close behind in second reclaimed the men’s crown he first
Louis, which lost to Detroit 6-2 just felt so amazing, I just let it go. still don’t believe it.” place and Suguri third. While won in 2001, and Shae-Lynn
on Saturday, has 97 points. At the very end, in the footwork, it Kwan led going into Saturday’s Sokolova once again outdid Kwan Bourne and Victor Kraatz picked
Flyers 3, Penguins 0: In was just ‘yay.’ finale, which was worth 50 per- in the jump department — seven up Canada’s first ice dance gold.
Philadelphia, Jeremy Roenick
had a goal and an assist, and
Roman Cechmanek recorded
his fifth shutout of the season as
Pittsburgh. Philadelphia moved
Basketball: Celtics edge Cavs for 6th spot
within two points of Atlantic Continued from Page 16 overall against Boston. Cleveland regulars went to the bench. Houston, Steve Francis had 18
Division-leading New Jersey. had a three-game home winning Kings 107, Bulls 92: In Chicago, points and tied his season high
Cechmanek, who made 20 off the bench and Jason Collins streak snapped. Walter McCarty Peja Stojakovic scored 19 of his with 12 assists as the Houston
saves, earned his 19th career had 13 — including nine of the shot 6-for-8 from beyond the arc 27 points in the third quarter as Rockets had seven players in
shutout to pass Ron Hextall and Nets’ final 12 points. and finished with 20 points, the Sacramento Kings won their double figures. The Rockets led
move into second place on the Celtics 110, Cavaliers 106: In Walker scored 18 and Cleveland sixth in a row. 81-68 at the start of the fourth
Flyers’ career list behind only Cleveland, Paul Pierce scored 34 native J.R Bremer had 13 points The victory lowered the Kings’ quarter, but the Nuggets got the
Bernie Parent. points and had a length-of-the- for Boston. magic number for winning the lead down to 89-85 with 3:36 to
Sabres 3, Hurricanes 1: In court assist late in the game to Spurs 101, Jazz 81: In San Pacific Division to three. Any play. Maurice Taylor then hit a
Raleigh, North Carolina, help the Boston Celtics hold off Antonio, Tim Duncan scored 30 combination of Sacramento vic- jumper, Francis scored on a fast
Miroslav Satan, Maxim the Cavaliers. Pierce hit six 3- points as San Antonio snapped tories and Portland losses totaling break and Taylor added a three-
Afinogenov and Daniel Briere point shots as Boston shot 14-for- Utah’s six-game winning three will give Sacramento its point play for a 96-85 lead with
scored power-play goals in a 7 27 from beyond the arc, breaking streak and defeated the Jazz second straight title. 2:07 to go. Taylor had nine of his
1/2-minute span as Buffalo a tie with Orlando for sixth place for the 12th straight time. The Chris Webber had 21 points 15 points in the fourth quarter.
beat Carolina. Buffalo won its in the Eastern Conference. Spurs turned a close game into and 10 rebounds, and Mike Bibby Kelvin Cato added 14 points and
season-best fourth in a row, Ricky Davis scored 38 for a romp with a 17-0 run begin- added 16 points for Sacramento. six blocked shots. Yao Ming had
while the Hurricanes are win- Cleveland, which lost to the ning late in the third quarter. Eddy Curry led the Bulls with 24 11 points and two rebounds.
less in seven (0-5-2) to remain in Celtics for the second straight San Antonio led by as many points and 14 rebounds. Marcus Camby led the Nuggets
last place in the NHL with 61 night and has lost 10 in a row as 31 in the fourth before the Rockets 102, Nuggets 89: In with 18 points and 15 rebounds.
points. The Sabres are tied for
26th in the league with the man
Senators 3, Canadiens 1: In
Montreal, Patrick Lalime made
30 saves for his career-high
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THE RUSSIA JOURNAL Monday, March 31, 2003. PAGE 16
SECURITY is tight MICHELLE KWAN
as Israel prepares to
meet France in a
qualifier in Sicily.
SPORTS beat out Russia’s
Elena Sokolova for
gold in Washington
— PAGE 15
Philly Ireland humiliated at home
downs England beat the Irish
42-6 in Dublin to seal
Hawks grand slam decider
The Associated Press
The Associated Press UBLIN, Ireland —
England produced the
TLANTA — Allen performance it has
Iverson had 38 points, promised for four years to win
nine assists and eight an elusive Six Nations Grand
steals as the Philadelphia Slam on Sunday, beating Ireland
76ers defeated the Atlanta 42-6 with five tries at
Hawks 110-89 Saturday night. Lansdowne Road.
Iverson finished 17-for-25 Thwarted by Wales, Scotland
from the floor, missing his only and Ireland on the final day of the
3-point attempt. He hit eight cham-
straight midrange jump shots pio-
before missing an 18-footer SIX NATIONS n s h i p
from the left baseline late in CHAMPIONSHIP i n
the second quarter. three
Philadelphia took a 38-26 of the last four years, Clive
lead midway through the sec- Woodward’s team outplayed the
ond quarter on Iverson’s 22- Irish in a long-awaited show-
footer, and the Sixers main- down.
tained a double-digit lead the Ireland hadn’t won the Slam
rest of the way. since 1948 and much was expect- IRELAND’S Marcus Horan (center) tries to get away from England’s Ben Cohen (right) during Suunday’s Six Nations
Glenn Robinson led Atlanta ed of Brian O’Driscoll’s team who Championship rugby match at Lansdowne Road, Dublin, Ireland.
with 16 points on 5-for-18 had beaten world champion
shooting. Robinson committed Australia in November. two tries and there was one each kicked two drop goals, three with a drop goal and a penalty.
seven of the Hawks’ 17 But England edged the Irish in from back row Lawrence conversions and a penalty and With the wind behind him,
turnovers. a thrilling first half before domi- Dallaglio, center Mike Tindall and Paul Grayson landed a con- Humphreys was just short with a
Nets 109, Warriors 97: In nating totally in the second. winger Dan Luger. version while David
East Rutherford, New Jersey, Center Will Greenwood scored Fly half Jonny Wilkinson Humphreys replied for the Irish See RUGBY, Page 15
Jason Kidd had 22 points, 13
assists, seven rebounds and
five steals, and the Nets held
Golden State to two baskets in
the final 6:30.
NY Rangers renew
hopes for playoffs
The win may have been
costly, as power forward
Kenyon Martin sprained his
right knee on a drive to the
basket in the third quarter.
Coming off consecutive vic- The Associated Press berth, are four points behind the
tories over the New York New York Islanders for the final
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Richard Jefferson added 22 hopes alive with a 3-1 win over The Bruins, 2-2-1 since general
the Boston Bruins on Saturday. manager Mike O’Connell took over
See BASKETBALL, Page 15 The Rangers, who spoiled as interim coach after firing
Boston’s bid to clinch a playoff Robbie Ftorek on March 19, can
earn a postseason berth with two
points. Brian Leetch had New
York’s other goal. Joe Thornton
scored his 35th for Boston.
Red Wings 6, Blues 2: In St.
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