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Putin Calls for Compromise in Cathedral Standoff

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday called for a compromise to ease tensions over a plan to build a cathedral in a popular park in the nation's fourth-largest city that has sparked protests and drawn nationwide attention. Unsanctioned protests in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg were held for four consecutive days near a central park where two local tycoons are planning to build a new cathedral. Several dozen have been detained, and 21 of them have been handed jail...

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