July 11, 2014
Putin's Costly Trip Down Memory Lane
Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg
The Associated Press
Russian President Vladimir Putin is preparing to spend billions of dollars on a bizarre trip into the Soviet past, restarting construction on the storied and ill-starred Baikal-Amur Mainline railroad. Sadly, Putin's nostalgia will come at great cost to the country's future.
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