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The Independent Online
Alexander Lebed, who once said he wanted only one job, Russia's presidency, has decided to run for governor of a Siberian province as a stepping-stone to the Kremlin. "I've ... put my faith in the hands of the people of Krasnoyarsk. If they decide their governor is worthy of running for president, then I will go. If not, then it's useless."

- AP, Moscow