New York Yankees' third baseman Alex Rodriguez, joined by Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and manager Joe Girardi, speaks about his use of banned performance enhancing drugs during a press conference at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida on February 17, 2009. A recently released report showed that Rodriguez tested positive for a banned substance in 2003.
Hundreds of people gather for an opposition rally to commemorate human-rights lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova in Moscow on February 15, 2009. Markelov and Baburova were shot dead on a Moscow street last month.
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