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  • Road Rage in Russia

    06/15/2011 7:52:53 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Foreign Policy ^ | 6/14/11 | JULIA IOFFE
    It was a hot and sunny Sunday afternoon when Lena Miro (the pop-lit writer Elena Mironenko) was wheeling her way home, happy and sated after a Goya exhibit and some stuffed cabbage at a chic Moscow cafe. "When all of a sudden, out of nowhere, a vile old woman with a massive bag on wheels threw herself under my car," Miro wrote on her blog. "I almost knocked the bowling pin down." Miro was rattled, but then she had a soothing thought: "It occurred to me: I could've run over this scum (the world would only benefit from this), but...