Saturday, October 2, 2010

So farewell then ...

... Moscow Mayor Luzhkov though his retirement (if he stays in it) will be sweetened by the amount of money he and his wife managed to make from dodgy contracts in Moscow.

Professor Timothy Coldon, a member of the somewhat controversial Valdai Club, thinks this is about power struggle between central power and overmighty regional rulers. I am inclined to agree with him.

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