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Russia: Satellite Pics of Traffic Jam Caused by Officials

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Arts & Culture, Governance, Law, Technology

LJ user travel_hunter (RUS) re-posts images of Yandex.ru maps [1] showing an impressive amount of cars forced to wait until some high-ranking Russian officials pass an intersection in Moscow. LJ user dolboeb posts these images, too, and writes [2] (RUS): “When you just get stuck in traffic caused by the passing of the Big Bosses between Rublyovka and the Kremlin, it's hard to imagine the actual scale of the jam. Well, you've lost 40 minutes. Well, an hour… But, as the poet [Sergei Yesenin [3]] said, “All bigger things are clearer from a distance.”