Russia: Grigori Yavlinsky

No single candidate for Russia's “liberal opposition” – Mark MacKinnon reports on Grigori Yavlinsky's decision to run for president in 2008: “Can he really be this vain and out of touch with reality? […] A decent man, who might have been Russian president if the Russian people admired him even half as much as the Western media did in the 1990s.”

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