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“…the dark cut-throat world of the Russian super-rich.”

Personal yachts, £40,000 long-distance sushi orders, London penthouses, and commuting to work by helicopter – all favorite pastimes and purchases of Russia’s new billionaires. After my recent post on Moscow’s VIP mentality, I thought this book had some interesting insights … Continue reading

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Friday night on Tverskaya

Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street is one of Moscow’s oldest and most famous boulevards. Constructed as early as possibly the 12th century (according to Wikipedia) as a thoroughfare leading to the city of Tver, it’s always been one of the city’s more fashionable … Continue reading

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