Here you see Putin dropping in uninvited to a meeting with businessmen including billionaires. Calling them cockroaches for scurrying around when he’s coming, to hide their ass. And you see them sitting like school kids who didn’t finish their homework. With sorry faces, doing what they are demanded to do by Putin. Including I guess, handing over their billion dollar business and factories to the state.
We can argue that Russia is not really a democracy, and it is not the place to expect litigations with judicial verdicts when the top man’s political prospects can be helped with such action, that gets publicized.
But it is something to take note and question ourselves in our democracy, if we are being too lenient towards big businesses that they can do what they want, cheating with people and people’s money, and get away easily.
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