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I VANT MY NTV Russian President Vladimir Putin is in a position to control almost everything his countrymen hear and watch after the independent TV-news outlet NTV, owned by Vladimir Gusinsky, a prominent government critic, fell under control of a state-affiliated conglomerate

Crouching Tiger star is given the royal title datuk by the sultan of her home state of Perak, Malaysia. Is Dame Jade Fox next?
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