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Medvedev has power to grant own wishes, reduce number of time zones

President Dmitry Medvedev had a dream, and on November 12, in his address to the country’s political elite, he dropped it on them, non sequiter style: why not reduce the number of Russia’s time zones from 11 to something that … Continue reading

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I'm back; here's why I was away

Hello, dear readers. I am back! Apologies for not posting recently. I’ve been snowed under with several longer-form stories, two of which are out. First, an analysis of President Dmitry Medvedev’s state of the union-type of address last Thursday to … Continue reading

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