New Russian Revolution in the Works?

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  1. Adam's Apple

    Adam's Apple Senior Member

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    Berezovsky had better watch what he says for public consumption, or he might end up poisoned like all Putin's other enemies.

    'I Am Plotting A New Russian Revolution'
    By Ian Cobain, Matthew Taylor and Luke Harding, The Guardian
    April 13, 2007

    The Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky has told The Guardian he is plotting the violent overthrow of President Putin from his base in Britain after forging close contacts with members of Russia's ruling elite.

    In comments which appear calculated to enrage the Kremlin, and which will further inflame relations between London and Moscow, the multimillionaire claimed he was already bankrolling people close to the president who are conspiring to mount a palace coup.

    "We need to use force to change this regime," he said. "It isn't possible to change this regime through democratic means. There can be no change without force, pressure." Asked if he was effectively fomenting a revolution, he said: "You are absolutely correct."

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