Medvedev Fires Moscow Mayor, For Democracy

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Dmitri Medvedev just straight up fired the controversial Mayor o’ Moscow. Russia, you know? Anyway, read:

Officially, the Kremlin attributed Mr. Medvedev’s decision to his “loss of trust” in Mr. Luzhkov. But the two men had been feuding, and Mr. Luzhkov had seemed in recent weeks to be trying to create a rift between Mr. Medvedev and his mentor, Prime Minister Vladimir V. Putin, who is widely considered the country’s pre-eminent leader.

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