Senior Russian Lawmaker Quits Over US Property Scandal

Feb 20, 2013 Full story: RIA Novosti

MOSCOW, February 20 The head of the Russian parliament's ethics committee, Vladimir Pekhtin, gave up his seat on Wednesday amid accusations he owns undeclared properties in the United States.

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#1 Feb 20, 2013
And now we have one of United Russia's finest, the Duma's chief of the Ethics committee, involved in corruption? WOW!! A friend of Putin, and "anti-American at that. And he has bought a $two million dollar (US) home in the USA. And plans to travel to that mean USA to prove he is innocent. Actually, he would love to get to the USA to avoid going to a Russian prison.
If he has two million dollars to buy an expensive property in Miami, what other millions of dollars does he have hidden somewhere. haha.

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#2 Feb 20, 2013
Atta boy, STA! We can always rely on you for breaking news. Corruption in Russia!! Who would'a thunk such a thing? We can always count on you to comment on the news that no one knows.

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