Tag Archives: Real estate

Plot twist: Battle against corruption produces more corruption

The Interior Ministry’s Department of Economic Security reports today that as President Dmitry Medvedev’s war on corruption heats up, so has corruption. In the first six months of 2010, the size of the average bribe has nearly doubled, from 23,000 … Continue reading

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A real estate shortage gone crazypants. Literally?

For those who thought real estate was in absurd demand in Moscow, home to some 10% of Russia’s population (centralization, what what!), have another thing coming. This fine Sunday morning, news breaks that, out in the northern boonies of Karelia, … Continue reading

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