Tag Archives: India

Real Housewives of Moscow

Because you guys seem to enjoy discussions about Russian women and money, I figured I would repost my latest article, from Slate, here. It is about how corrupt Russian bureaucrats use their wives as offshore bank accounts to hide the … Continue reading

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BRIC to the face

Today, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev published a glowing op-ed in the Russian business daily┬áVedomosti about the upcoming second annual BRIC summit. Called “Common Goals, Common Actions,” the piece talks about all the wonderful things the BRIC countries are doing to … Continue reading

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Flunkies inherit the wind

The fact that, these days, you can buy your way into most Russian universities is well known. Gone are the days when one has to “go to class” or “pass an exam” to get a diploma. Didn’t have time for … Continue reading

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