Russia's pirate fighters running to stand still as illicit industry booms


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  • Sunday, 02 Jul 2006

MOSCOW (AP): When "The Da Vinci Code'' premiered in Moscow, Konstantin Zemchenko started his count. 

As the Motion Picture Association of America's top pirate-fighter in Russia, Zemchenko's operatives were monitoring the capital's markets and street stalls for when the first bootleg copies would appear. 

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