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Russia: Executive Director of Moscow Airport Uses Blog to Blame the Mayor

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Breaking News, Governance, Politics, Protest, RuNet Echo

Michael Vasilenko, executive director of Russia's second largest international airport Sheremetyevo, wrote [1] [RUS] a blog post accusing [2] [ENG] Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov in a deliberate transport blockade of the airport. Vasilenko declared that authorities started roadworks [3] [ENG] on purpose in order to block Sheremetyevo and promote city-owned airport Vnukovo.