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Russia highway robbery: Official 'stole 50km road'
« on: January 14, 2016, 08:48:35 PM »
You couldn't make this up ....

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35312492

'A senior prison official has been detained in Russia accused of stealing a 50km (31-mile) length of highway.
Police said Alexander Protopopov, acting deputy chief of Russia's prison service, oversaw the dismantling of the road in the far-northern Komi region.
He then sold off its 7,000 reinforced concrete slabs for personal profit, they added.'


If found guilty, he may end up re-laying his road.....and that would be poetic justice.

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Re: Russia highway robbery: Official 'stole 50km road'
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2016, 09:18:46 AM »
Why is it that your posts seem to show up late?
Is it my computer at fault?
Are you so far away that it takes a long time for your posts to arrive??
Maybe your computers battery needs charging... ???
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Re: Russia highway robbery: Official 'stole 50km road'
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2016, 10:54:00 AM »
Why is it that your posts seem to show up late?
Is it my computer at fault?
Are you so far away that it takes a long time for your posts to arrive??
Maybe your computers battery needs charging... ???

Moby for reasons unbeknown to me is a watched member. His posts have to be approved before they appear.

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Re: Russia highway robbery: Official 'stole 50km road'
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2016, 07:35:03 PM »
Hi Gypsy, [ and thanks aka Luke - shocked ]

I am permanently in the ' doghouse'   I look forward to you receiving an explanation from 'management'  :chuckle: - whose'tactic is - if my posts even make it - that they arrive after 'the page gets turned' - therefore might be over-looked  :coffeeread:

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Re: Russia highway robbery: Official 'stole 50km road'
« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2016, 02:21:26 AM »
Hi Gypsy, [ and thanks aka Luke - shocked ]

I am permanently in the ' doghouse'   I look forward to you receiving an explanation from 'management'  :chuckle: - whose'tactic is - if my posts even make it - that they arrive after 'the page gets turned' - therefore might be over-looked  :coffeeread:

What are you shocked about?

Whereabouts in Thailand are you and how's the weather?
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Re: Russia highway robbery: Official 'stole 50km road'
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2016, 02:36:42 AM »

What are you shocked about?

''Moby for reasons unbeknown to me''   :chuckle:

Whereabouts in Thailand are you and how's the weather?

North of Pattaya at the mo - not far from the biggest wooden building in the world - or so they say..The weather is greyish today...it poured down early doors, but didn't effect madame's own form of worship .. :chuckle:



Went to 'walking street', last night... full of 'ol gits looking to hit on Thai lasses who seen cool with being on the arm of a relic. Very sad, really.

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Re: Russia highway robbery: Official 'stole 50km road'
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2016, 08:08:36 AM »
Hi Gypsy, [ and thanks aka Luke - shocked ]

I am permanently in the ' doghouse'   I look forward to you receiving an explanation from 'management'  :chuckle: - whose'tactic is - if my posts even make it - that they arrive after 'the page gets turned' - therefore might be over-looked  :coffeeread:

Maybe I will, and there again, maybe I won't.
It is a little confusing at times, when one has to page back to read posts from you.
I can however, fully understand why this is happening, as some of your posts do tend to contain "manipulated" truths/facts.
But there again, you have always been "that" sort of person..  :biggrin:
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Re: Russia highway robbery: Official 'stole 50km road'
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2016, 07:05:16 PM »

I can however, fully understand why this is happening, as some of your posts do tend to contain "manipulated" truths/facts.


Aha, so my posts - according to you - contain 'manipulated truths/ facts' ..remind me not to quote

1/ Rosstat - which 'burst your bubble' re house prices in Sochi being 'cheap' ..
2/ The Russian Finance minister  - you suggested a price nearly 4 times less to balance the Russian budget than him... 

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''But there again, you have always been "that" sort of person..  :biggrin:''

You intimate that you have 'known' me for a long time... You may have been reading facts about my life-style by certain members  :chuckle: