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August 2001 <I>Linux Journal</I>
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<P> 
The August issue of <A HREF="http://www.linuxjournal.com/"><I>Linux
Journal</I></A> is on newsstands now.
This issue focuses on Platforms.  Click 
<A HREF="http://www.linuxjournal.com/lj-issues/issue88/index.html">here</A>
to view the table of contents, or 
<A HREF="http://www.linuxjournal.com/subscribe/index.html">here</A> 
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July/August 2001 <I>Embedded Linux Journal</I>
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<P> 
The July/August issue of 
<A HREF="http://embedded.linuxjournal.com/"><I>Embedded Linux Journal</I></A> 
has been mailed to subscribers.  This issue focuses on Platforms.  Click 
<A HREF="http://embedded.linuxjournal.com/magazine/issue04/">here</A>
to view the table of contents.  Articles on-line this month include
<A HREF="http://embedded.linuxjournal.com/magazine/issue04/4624/">Embedded Linux
on the PowerPC</A>, 
<A HREF="http://embedded.linuxjournal.com/magazine/issue04/4714/">Will It Fly? Working toward Embedded Linux Standards:
theELC's Unified Specification Plan</A>, 
<A HREF="http://embedded.linuxjournal.com/magazine/issue04/4773/">Boa: an
Embedded Web Server</A>,
and more.

<P> US residents can subscribe to <I>ELJ</I> for <STRONG>free</STRONG>; just
<A HREF="http://www.linuxjournal.com/subscribe/index.html">click here</A>.
Paid subscriptions outside the US are also available; click on the above link
for more information.  

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<P> <a href="http://www.suse.de/en/">SuSE</a> Linux 
<a href="http://www.suse.de/en/produkte/susesoft/enterprise/index.html">
Enterprise Server</a> for
the 32-bit architecture by Intel was 
<a href="http://www.suse.de/en/news/PressReleases/mySAPcom.html">
awarded</a> the status "Generally
Available for mySAP.com". This certification now enables companies all
over the world to utilise 
<a href="http://www.mySAP.com/">mySAP.com</a> on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server
and take advantage of services and support from SAP AG.
For further information see <a href="http://www.sap.com/linux/">
http://www.sap.com/linux/</a>
<hr noshade width="20%">

<P>SuSE Linux, 
<a href="http://www.suse.de/en/news/PressReleases/firewall.html">
presented</a> a
new Linux solution for professional deployment at the LinuxTag expo in
Stuttgart, Germany. The "SuSE Linux Firewall on CD" offers 
protection for Internet-linked companies' mission-critical data and IT
infrastructure.
SuSE Linux Firewall is an application level gateway combining high
security standards of a hardware solution with the flexibility of a
software firewall. 
Instead of being installed on the hard disk, SuSE Linux Firewall is
so-called a live system that enables the operating system to be booted
directly from a read-only CD-ROM. Since it is impossible to manipulate
the firewall software on CD-ROM, the live system constitutes a security
gain.
The configuration files for the firewall, such as the ipchains packet
filter settings, are placed on a write-protected configuration floppy.


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<FONT COLOR="green">Upcoming conferences and events 
</FONT>
</H3> 

<P> Listings courtesy <EM>Linux Journal</EM>.  See <EM>LJ</EM>'s
<A HREF="http://noframes.linuxjournal.com/events/">Events</A> page for the
latest goings-on.


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	<b>O'Reilly Open Source Convention</b><BR>
	<td valign=top>July 23-27, 2001<BR>San Diego, CA<BR>
	<A HREF="http://conferences.oreilly.com/" target=_blank>
	http://conferences.oreilly.com</A><BR>
	</td></tr>

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        <b>10th USENIX Security Symposium</b><BR>
        <td valign=top>August 13-17, 2001<BR>Washington, D.C.<BR>
        <A HREF="http://www.usenix.org/events/sec01/" target=_blank>
        http://www.usenix.org/events/sec01/</A><BR>
        </td></tr> 

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<tr><td valign=top>
        <b>HP World 2001 Conference & Expo</b><BR>
        <td valign=top>August 20-24, 2001<BR>Chicago, OH<BR>
        <A HREF="http://www.hpworld.com" target=blank> 
        http://www.hpworld.com</A><BR>
        </td></tr>      

<tr><td colspan=2><HR size=5 width=100% noshade align=center></td></tr>

<tr><td valign=top>
        <b>Computerfest</b><BR>
        <td valign=top>August 25-26, 2001<BR>Dayton, OH<BR>
        <A HREF="http://www.computerfest.com/" target=_blank>
        http://www.computerfest.com</A><BR>
        </td></tr>

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<tr><td valign=top> 
	<b>LinuxWorld Conference & Expo</b><BR>
	<td valign=top>August 27-30, 2001<BR>San Francisco, CA<BR>
	<A HREF="http://www.linuxworldexpo.com" target=blank>
	http://www.linuxworldexpo.com</A><BR>
	</td></tr>

<tr><td colspan=2><HR size=5 width=100% noshade align=center></td></tr>

<tr><td valign=top>
        <b>Red Hat TechWorld Brussels</b><BR>
        <td valign=top>September 17-18, 2001<BR>Brussels, Belgium<BR>
        <A HREF="http://www.europe.redhat.com/techworld" target=_blank>
        http://www.europe.redhat.com/techworld</A><BR>
        </td></tr>

<tr><td colspan=2><HR size=5 width=100% noshade align=center></td></tr>

<tr><td valign=top>
        <b>The O'Reilly Peer-to-Peer Conference</b><BR>
        <td valign=top>September 17-20, 2001<BR>Washington, DC<BR>
        <A HREF="http://conferences.oreilly.com/p2p/call_fall.html" 
	target=_blank>
        http://conferences.oreilly.com/p2p/call_fall.html</A><BR>
        </td></tr> 

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<tr><td valign=top>
	<b>Linux Lunacy<br>Co-Produced by <i>Linux
	Journal</i> and Geek Cruises</b><BR>
        <A HREF="http://www.linuxjournal.com/lunacy/cruise.html" target=_blank>
        Send a Friend <i>LJ</i> and Enter to Win a Cruise!</A><BR> 
	<td valign=top>October 21-28, 2001<BR>Eastern Caribbean<BR>
	<A HREF="http://www.geekcruises.com/" target=_blank>
	http://www.geekcruises.com</A><BR>
	</td></tr> 

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<tr><td valign=top>
        <b>LinuxWorld Conference & Expo</b><BR>
        <td valign=top>October 30 - November 1, 2001<BR>Frankfurt, Germany<BR>
        <A HREF="http://www.linuxworldexpo.de" target=_blank>
        http://www.linuxworldexpo.de</A><BR>
        </td></tr>

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<tr><td valign=top>
        <b>5th Annual Linux Showcase & Conference</b><BR>
        <td valign=top>November 6-10, 2001<BR>Oakland, CA<BR>
        <A HREF="http://www.linuxshowcase.org/" target=_blank>
        http://www.linuxshowcase.org/</A><BR>
        </td></tr> 

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<tr><td valign=top>
        <b>Strictly e-Business Solutions Expo</b><BR>
        <td valign=top>November 7-8, 2001<BR>Houston, TX<BR>
        <A HREF="http://www.strictlyebusinessexpo.com/" target=_blank>
        http://www.strictlyebusinessexpo.com</A><BR>
        </td></tr> 

<tr><td colspan=2><HR size=5 width=100% noshade align=center></td></tr>  

<tr><td valign=top>
        <b>LINUX Business Expo</b><BR>Co-located with COMDEX<br>
        <td valign=top>November 12-16, 2001<BR>Las Vegas, NV<BR>
        <A HREF="http://www.linuxbusinessexpo.com" target=_blank>
        http://www.linuxbusinessexpo.com</A><BR>
        </td></tr>

<tr><td colspan=2><HR size=5 width=100% noshade align=center></td></tr>

<tr><td valign=top>
        <b>15th Systems Administration Conference/LISA 2001</b><BR>
        <td valign=top>December 2-7, 2001<BR>San Diego, CA<BR>
        <A HREF="http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2001/" target=_blank>
        http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa2001</A><BR>
        </td></tr>  

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<FONT COLOR="green">Teamware and Celestix to co-operate
</FONT>
</H3> 

<P> 
<a href="http://www.teamware.com/">
Teamware Group</a>, and 
<a href="http://www.celestix.com/">
Celestix Networks GmbH.</a>, a
supplier of Linux-based server appliances have 
<a href="http://www.teamware.com/pressreleases/celestix.htm">
signed</a> a global agreement
according to which 
<a href="http://www.teamware.com/linux/linux_office-fs.htm">
Teamware Office-99</a> for Linux groupware will be
distributed and sold with the Celestix 
"<a href="http://www.celestix.com/product_aries.php">
Aries</a>" micro servers. Supporting a
wireless standard the new system is the first wireless groupware server
offered for small businesses.


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<FONT COLOR="green">PostgreSQL: The Elephant Never Forgets
</FONT>
</H3> 
<P> 
<a href="http://www.opendocspublishing.com/">
Open Docs Publishing
</a> has announced today that they plan to ship their
sixth book entitled 
"<a href="http://www.opendocspublishing.com/entry.lxp?lxpe=92">
PostgreSQL: The Elephant Never Forgets</a>" by the first
week of August 2001. This title will include community version of 
<a href="http://www.postgresql.org/">
PostgreSQL</a>
version 7.1, the PostgreSQL Enterprise Replication Server (eRserver) and the
LXP application server. This will offer to companies the security of a
replication server, data backup services, disaster recovery, and business
continuity solutions previously limited to more costly commercial Relational
Database Management System (RDBMS) packages. Who could ask for more? 
The
book will fully document installation procedures, administration techniques,
usage, basic programming interfaces, and replication capabilities of
PostgreSQL. A complete reference guide will also be included.
The book is now 
<a href="http://www.opendocspublishing.com/entry.lxp?lxpe=92">
online</a> for development review and feedback.

<P> <hr> <P> 
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<H3><IMG ALT=" "   SRC="../gx/bolt.gif">
<FONT COLOR="green">Total Impact's new "briQ" network appliance
</FONT>
</H3> 

<P> 
<a href="http://www.totalimpact.com/">Total Impact</a>'s 
new network appliance computer, 
<a href="http://www.totalimpact.com/briQ.html">the briQ</a>
weighs in at 32 ounces, and has been 
<a href="http://www.totalimpact.com/june27.html">
selected</a> as 
<a href="http://www.ibm.com/">IBM</a>'s first 
<a href="http://www.chips.ibm.com/products/powerpc/linux/">PowerPC Linux</a> 
Spotlight
<a href="http://www.chips.ibm.com/products/powerpc/linux/linux-spotlight-briq.html">
feature product</a>. As a featured product, the briQ
and its benefits
are profiled in the June edition of IBM's Microprocessing and PowerPC Linux
website, and may be reviewed at the above link, or at Total Impact's
<a href="http://www.totalimpact.com/">website</a>.

<P> <hr> <P> 
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<H3><IMG ALT=" "   SRC="../gx/bolt.gif">
<FONT COLOR="green">LinuxWorld San Francisco to showcase embedded linux
solutions
</FONT>
</H3> 



<P>
<a href="http://www.idg.com/">IDG</a> 
<a href="http://www.idgworldexpo.com">World Expo</a> announced today that the
upcoming 
<a href="http://idg.com/www/events.nsf/EventsByProductLineForm?OpenForm&region=WW&product=LinuxWorld">
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo</a>, to be held August 28-30, 2001 at San
Francisco's Moscone Convention Center, will feature an Embedded Linux
Pavilion to educate attendees on the growing opportunities for Linux in
embedded computing.
The Pavilion will be sponsored by the 
<a href="http://www.embedded-linux.org/">
Embedded Linux Consortium (ELC)</a>, a
vendor-neutral trade association dedicated to promoting and implementing the
Linux operating system throughout embedded computing.   





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<FONT COLOR="green">Linux Links
</FONT>
</H3> 
<P>
<a href="http://www.thedukeofurl.org">
the Duke of URL</a>  has the following which may be of interest:
<ul>
<li>A <a href="http://www.thedukeofurl.org/reviews/systems/pogoveronap4">
review</a> of Pogo's sub-$1000 Pentium 4 Linux box, the Pogo Verona P4.
<li>A <a href="http://www.thedukeofurl.org/reviews/misc/xsentry15">
review</a> of Trustix XSentry Firewall 1.5 a high-end firewall for both
Linux and Windows produced by Trustix, the makers of Trustix Secure Linux.
The review covers the technology behind the firewall, installation,
configuration and more.
<li>A <a href="http://www.thedukeofurl.org/reviews/misc/promisehowtorh71">
HowTo</a> for the Promise FastTrak 66/100 on Red Hat Linux 7.1. which
covers the basics, including instructions for both the Promise driver 
and an open source one
<li>A <a href="http://www.thedukeofurl.org/reviews/video/abitsiluromx400">
review</a> of Abit's Siluro MX400 (based on the GeForce2 MX400 chipset)
The review covers benchmarks of both Linux and Windows performance.
<li>A <a href="http://www.thedukeofurl.org/reviews/misc/engarde101/">
review</a> of EnGarde Secure Linux 1.0.1, a unique brand of Linux with a
focus on security, e-commerce, and servers.
<li> A <a href="http://www.thedukeofurl.org/reviews/misc/yellowdog20">
review</a> of Yellow Dog Linux 2.0, which is based on Red Hat 7.0 and is
designed for the PowerPC platform, along with IBM's RS/6000 CPUs.
</ul>

<P> <a href="http://www.onlamp.com/">ONLamp.com</a> have an article on
<a href="http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/apache/2001/06/19/apache_2.html">
migrating</a> a site from Apache 1.3 to 2.0.



<P>
The <a href="http://www.wsj.com">Wall Street Journal</a>'s 
<a href="http://www.ptech.wsj.com/">
Personal Technology</a> section has
<a href="http://ptech.wsj.com/archive/ptech-20010705.html">
News</a> of an unsettling nature about Windows XP registration, and a
<a href="http://slashdot.org/articles/01/07/05/1526255.shtml">
discussion</a>
of same on Slashdot.

<P>Other <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/">Microsoft</a> news indicates that
MS may
<a href="http://www.softwareuncovered.com/news/cgram-20010716.html#1">
help</a> create .NET for Linux. 
Microsoft told ComputerWire it would provide technical assistance to
<a href="http://www.ximian.com/">
Ximian Inc.</a> in its work on the 
<a href="http://www.ximian.com/tech/mono-index.php3">
Mono Project</a>, to develop a version of .NET
for Linux and Unix using open source development. 
This story was 
<a href="http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/07/16/128223&mode=nested">
highlighted</a> on
<a href="http://slashdot.org/">Slashdot</a>

<p> I don't want to seem MS obsessed, or anything ;-), but
<a href="http://lwn.net/">Linux Weekly News</a> has a
<a href="http://lwn.net/2001/0712/a/esr-viral.php3">critique</a> by Eric
Raymond on Microsoft's attacks on so-called "viral licences".

<p> More PostgreSQL news:
<A HREF="http://www.ca.postgresql.org/docs/hw_performance">PostgreSQL
Performance Tuning</A>.

<P> An OO approach to the classic 
<A HREF="http://groups.google.com/groups?ic=1&th=8a31b51350a5fcc9,1">
how to place eight queens on a chessboard so that none can attack any other</A>
problem, in Python.

<p>
If you are troubled by spam
<a href="http://combat.uxn.com/">http://combat.uxn.com/</a> might be of
interest to you.

<p> The TRS-80, the world's first laptop, 
<A HREF="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2001/07/22/BU160803.DTL">
is still in use</A>.

<p>
For the loser^H^H^H^H^Hgeek who has everything, 
<A HREF="http://slashdot.org/books/01/07/31/1412224.shtml">The Joy of Linux</A>
has tons of insider trivia.  As the 
<A HREF="http://slashdot.org/books/01/07/31/1412224.shtml">Shashdot review</A>
begins, "It's 2001. Do you love your operating system?"


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<FONT COLOR="green">Linux NetworX launches ClusterWorX 2.0 cluster 
management software
</FONT>
</H3> 

<P>
<a href="http://www.linuxnetworx.com">Linux NetworX</a>, 
a provider of  Linux cluster computing solutions, has 
<a href="http://www.linuxnetworx.com/news/6.26.2001.48-Linux_NetworX_L.html">
announced</a> the launch
of its cluster management software 
<a href="http://www.linuxnetworx.com/products/clusterworx.html">
ClusterWorX 2.0</a>.
The latest version of ClusterWorX includes new features such as secure
remote access, thorough system and node monitoring and events, and easy
administrator customisation and extensibility. 


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<FONT COLOR="green">IBM database  news
</FONT>
</H3> 

<a href="http://www.ibm.com/">IBM</a>
has 
<a href="http://www1.internetwire.com/iwire/release_clickthrough?release_id=28404&category=Technology">
claimed</a> three database firsts:
Industry's First Database Software Supporting InfiniBand; Direct Access
File System; And New Itanium-Based SystemsDB2 Universal Database version
7.2. 
These have been demonstrated on 
<a href="http://www-4.ibm.com/software/data/db2/linux/">
DB2</a> running on Linux.

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<FONT COLOR="green">DocParse HTML to XML/SGML converter
</FONT>
</H3> 

<P><a href="http://www.commandprompt.com">Command Prompt, Inc.</a> 
have released 
<a href="http://www.commandprompt.com/products_DocParse.lxp">
DocParse 0.2.6</a>. DocParse is a
tool for technical authors who maintain a large amount of HTML based
documentation. DocParse will take any HTML document and convert it into a
valid DocBook XML/SGML document. From the XML or SGML format a user can
easily convert the document to XHTML, HTML, RTF(MS Word Format) and even
print ready postscript.  DocParse currently runs on x86 Linux only. They will
release for YellowDog Linux (PPC) and MacOS X shortly.  There are per seat
and subscription based licensing models available for immediate purchase.

<P> <hr> <P> 
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<H3><IMG ALT=" "   SRC="../gx/bolt.gif">
<FONT COLOR="green">StuffIt for Linux and Solaris ships
</FONT>
</H3> 

<P><a href="http://www.aladdinsys.com/">Aladdin Systems</a>, 
has shipped its award winning compression software, 
<a href="http://www.aladdinsys.com/products/stuffit/">
StuffIt</a> for  Linux and Sun's Solaris operating systems, making 
StuffIt available on Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris platforms.
StuffIt for Linux and Solaris can be used to 
create Zip, StuffIt, Binhex, MacBinary, Uuencode, Unix Compress, 
self-extracting archives for Windows or Macintosh platforms and it 
can be used to expand all of the above plus bzip files, gzip, arj, 
lha, rar, BtoAtext and Mime.
StuffIt for Linux can be 
downloaded at: 
<a href="http://www.stuffit.com/">www.stuffit.com</a>.

<P> <hr> <P> 
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<H3><IMG ALT=" "   SRC="../gx/bolt.gif">
<FONT COLOR="green">Great Bridge announces enhanced PostgreSQL 7.1 package
</FONT>
</H3> 

<P>
<a href="http://www.greatbridge.com/">
Great Bridge</a>, who today
<a href="http://www.greatbridge.com/about/press.php?content_id=63">
announced</a> the launch of 
<a href="http://www.greatbridge.com/shop/item.php?prod=11">
Great Bridge PostgreSQL 7.1</a>, the latest version of
the world's most advanced open source database. 
Great Bridge has packaged the release with a graphical installer, leading
database administration tools, professional documentation and an
installation and configuration support package to help application
developers quickly and easily deploy the power of PostgreSQL in advanced
database-driven applications.

<P> [There are at least two other entries about PostgreSQL in this News
Bytes column.  Can you find them?]

<P> <hr> <P> 
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<H3><IMG ALT=" "   SRC="../gx/bolt.gif">
<FONT COLOR="green">Timesynchro
</FONT>
</H3> 

<a href="http://www.timesynchro.com">Timesynchro.com</a>
have a free utility for download which can be used to manage your system
time. It is essentially a configuration script, using dialog and
some standard stuff, for netdate.
It incorporates a database of 100 servers to connect to, and the program
allows to test servers and add or delete them before using them for real
(some may no longer be available).

When you start 'timesynchro' it automatically chooses to start in German, but
selecting "Sprache" gives you the option to switch to English.
You get a rather easy menu structure to choose time servers.

<p> Thank you to Frank for summarising the website and features.

<P> <hr> <P> 
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<H3><IMG ALT=" "   SRC="../gx/bolt.gif">
<FONT COLOR="green">Surveyor Webcamsat
</FONT>
</H3> 

<P> 
<a href="http://www.surveyor.com/">
Surveyor Corporation</a>, makers of the  WebCam 32 webcam
software, has just announced a family of webcam servers that
addresses the need for increased control over web content.
Surveyor's 
Webcamsat (Web Camera Satellite Network -- Linux-based)
family of webcam servers give website operators a new level of control
over their streamed audio and video, allowing them the flexibility to
control multiple cameras with greater ease.


<P> <hr> <P> 
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<H3><IMG ALT=" "   SRC="../gx/bolt.gif">
<FONT COLOR="green">Kaspersky Labs anti-virus software
</FONT>
</H3> 

<P> The latest version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus affords customers the opportunity
of additionally installing a centralized anti-virus defense for file servers
and application servers operating on OpenBSD (version 2.8) and Solaris 8
(for Intel processors) systems, and also for exim e-mail gateways (one of
the five most popular e-mail gateways for Unix/Linux).
Development of this anti-virus package came about as a result of responding
to the needs of mid-size and large corporate customers using Unix, and
particularly Linux.

<P> Currently, Kaspersky Anti-Virus can be utilized on
Linux, FreeBSD, BSDi, OpenBSD, and Solaris operating systems, and also
contains a ready-made solution for integration into sendmail, qmail,
postfix, and exim e-mail gateways.  The package includes the scanner, daemon
and monitor anti-virus technology, and also includes automatic anti-virus
database updates via the Internet, an interactive parameter set-up shell and
a module for generating and processing statistic reports.

<P> <A HREF="http://www.kaspersky.com/">www.kaspersky.com</A> (Russia)



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