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2005-07-13 19:57:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia has demanded that Washington extradite Leonid Nevzlin, a key figure in the YUKOS oil empire accused of ordering killings who addressed a U.S. government agency on Wednesday, a Russian official said. "He's a criminal charged with serious crimes and we want him back in Russia," Yevgeniy Khorishko, a Russian Embassy spokesman in Washington, said. Russia made the request on Tuesday, he added. The State Department, which has persistently criticized Russian...


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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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