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Luzhkov: “Fuck to you”

This morning, Gazeta.ru reports that Luzhkov, banish├Ęd from his mayoral post on Tuesday, has again showed up at the mayoralty at his usual hour (8:00 a.m.), second day in a row. Maybe it’s to pick up all his stuff, maybe … Continue reading

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All your base are belong to us

When Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov returned to his city last night, the press was hoping for a Monday resignation. The week he spent in Austria was to celebrate his 74th birthday, the thinking went, and to mull over the terms … Continue reading

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Send in the fags

Yesterday, to mark the birthday of Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov, the city’s gay activists gathered by the statue of Yuri Dologruky — the city’s founder — across from Luzhkov’s office. They chained themselves to a makeshift fence and yelled, “Luzhkov, … Continue reading

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You wanna dance, old man?

What do you do if your name is Yuri Luzhkov and the Kremlin is pissed at you for your criminally selfish behavior and the piss-poor optics of your utter abandonment of Moscow while your city, your one jurisdiction burns? Get … Continue reading

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Last week, Chechen Boy-President Ramzan Kadyrov announced it was time “to end the parade of regional presidents,” saying that “a unified state should have only one president.” He has also suggested that there should be no presidents of banks, charities, … Continue reading

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Back to play

I return from my hibernation — sorry — with this breaking news. Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov, who returned from his vacat– er, physical therapy in Austria for all of ten days to deal with the ecological disaster that was his … Continue reading

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Okay, now I feel bad

I’ve been laying into Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov on this blog for not giving enough of a shit about the apocalyptic conditions in his city to come back from vacation. Also, for taking care of his honey bees, but not … Continue reading

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