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Weary of Highway Bribery, Russians Take on the Police
« on: October 27, 2007, 06:24:03 PM »
First paragraph:

YEKATERINBURG, Russia, Oct. 25 Kirill Formanchuk, like almost everyone who drives in Russia, was used to being pulled over by the police and cited for seemingly trumped up infractions. Yet instead of resigning himself to paying a bribe, he turned traffic stops into roadside tribunals, interrogating officers about their grasp of the law, recording the events and filing formal complaints about them.

Link to complete article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/28/world/europe/28russia.html?hp