Journalist Oleg Kashin lay in an artificial coma after a savage beating left everything that could possible be broken, broken. President Medvedev spoke firmly of the need to punish the perpetrators, the investigative foot soldiers of the Interior Ministry were roused from their holiday slumber to try to solve this heinous act. Moscow journalists rallied and wrote feverishly, then drowned their sorrows in various liquids.
What was Supreme Leader Vladimir Vladimirovich doing? Drag racing.
Makes Luzhkov’s summer getaway seem downright appropriate.