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Oct 30, 2003 | 15:07 GMT

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U.S.: G8 Should Remove Russia, Perle Says

Russia should be thrown out of the Group of Eight (G8), senior Pentagon adviser Richard Perle said. Perle pointed to the arrest of Yukos chief Mikhail Khodorkovsky as the reason Russia should be removed, the daily Kommersant reported. Khodorkovsky was arrested Oct. 25 and charged with seven counts of fraud and tax evasion.

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