Tag Archives: Boris Gryzlov

Politically-correct tigers and more “electioneering”

It’s been a great week for Russian politics, or for what passes for politics in Russia. The “election” season has started, which means lots of meaningless bullshit from all parties involved. Here’s a round-up: First, we had President Medvedev convening … Continue reading

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The government water-filter self-endorsement wars (WTF)

A ZF-MChS (Shoygu) water filter may set you back $4o, but it comes with several apparent guarantees: It has MChS in its name — which is the acronym for the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry; It has Shoygu in its name … Continue reading

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