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When reading the news about American and Russian politics and corruption starts to get me down, it’s always refreshing to read about a real Swedish scandal…

Policeman fined for savoury tart bribe

A policeman in Lund has been found guilty of trying to get a trombonist to reward him and his fellow officers with a savoury tart if they managed to solve the case of a missing instrument, Sydsvenskan reports.The court fined the officer eighty days’ wages for overstepping the culinary mark. Read the rest of this entry »

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I'm an American who started blogging when I moved to Russia in 2004. Eventually I moved to Sweden, where life is pleasant but uneventful, and stopped blogging for lack of interesting things to say. And then I joined Facebook, which further destroyed any motivation for blogging. Maybe someday I'll start blogging again, but for now, this blog is dormant, an archive of The Russia Years: 2004-2008.

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