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Putin did not "crack down on the oil industry's bloodsuckers" - he replaced them with his pal bloodsuckers, incompetent ones at that, and he destroyed whatever was left of Russian democracy.

Oh, and he got a few tens of thousand of Chechens massacred, and he doesn't control the Red Army.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Fri Nov 18th, 2005 at 12:19:14 PM EST
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