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Luzhkov Readies for the Trenches

Spotted around town in construction cranes, sometimes sporting garb inspired by Russia’s 11th century heroes, Moscow Mayor Yurii Luzhkov is willing to do all it takes to sculpt the face of Russian politics. Between him and his new ally, former Prime Minister Yevgenii Primakov, the Luzhkov machine could even capture the presidential seat. Gregory Feifer […]