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Kremlin reverses course on plans to change children’s hospital

Posted: January 24, 2013 at 2:38 a.m.

A Kremlin plan to turn a St. Petersburg hospital that specializes in treating children with cancer into a medical center for Russia’s top judges was shelved Wednesday, marking a rare occasion when the government appeared to bow to public pressure.

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