Saturday, January 30, 2010

A Couple of Updates

The lady who "owned" the big grain terminal in P'yatikhatki has had all charges dropped.  She is no longer on the lam and is now working in administration for the Raion. Her kids have taken over ownership and operation of the elevator.  Obviously she had a good lawyer and likely a good portion of her $20 million went to "good use".

When I slipped on the ice in Kyiv, I was lucky.  Banged my head.  No damage to it though suggestions were made that the sidewalk may have suffered.  News last night said that in January some 7000 people have broken bones from slipping on the icy streets and sidewalks in Kyiv .  In a civilized country under rule of law, a couple of good lawsuits would put paid to that nonsense.  It won't happen here.  The legal system is controlled by the political system.


  1. And this is supposed to be news?

  2. Well, I am doing the best I can. Nobody bit my dogs in the past few days.

  3. I recognize you're trying, BF. Very trying.


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