Tag Archives: Sergey Chemezov

Eat it, civil society

This morning, a front page Vedomosti story, citing several Kremlin sources, confirmed what everyone knew was going to happen in the Khimki forest: the road will be built as planned, through the already hacked-up forest. Which is what I told … Continue reading

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France gives out Legion d'Honneur; I say "WTF, France?"

Yesterday, French President Nicolas Sarkozy bestowed the Legion d’Honneur (Chevalier) to Russian dark prince Sergey Chemezov. Chemezov is one of those oft-cited, scary strongmen who ran the Kremlin — and the rest of Russia — under Vladimir Putin’s rule, which … Continue reading

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