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Russia: Some fishy business

John Helmer of Dances with Bears speculates on whether Russian business mogul, Gennady Timchenko, really is so innocent of the allegations against him using political contacts to forward his business interests as the businessman claims. Timchenko's recent involvement in the Russian fish industry supposedly points in another direction.

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