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February 21, 2003

The More Things Change...

The influx of western culture since the break up of the Soviet Union has gone too far for the Moscow government. A new law has been passed to discourage the use of English words by Musovites. Anyone overheard using westernized words such as "biznes" or "menedgment", or swearing or using slang for that matter, could be served with two months' "corrective work", the Russian equivalent of community service.

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