[Russian bureaucracy]

I’m exhausted after being infuriated by a brief encounter with the lowest levels of the Russian bureaucratic centipede. I’d hate to go into detail; in two words, when the lowest-ranking bureaucrats have to violate federal laws because they have been so instructed by their immediate superiors (bottom fish, too) — what good can come out of it? Someone’s got to take action; should it be me?

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