Quote of the Day: Boris Yeltsin: Russia is “The Biggest Mafia State in the World.” (And Mr. Trump is in it Up to His Neck.) — Conrad Theodore Seitz

From the New Republic, for those who believe that the Russia investigation is a total “nothing burger”: President Boris Yeltsin’s shift to a market economy was so abrupt that cash-rich gangsters and corrupt government officials were able to privatize and loot state-held assets in oil, coal, minerals, and banking. Yeltsin himself, in fact, would later describe […]

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