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Russian MP Zhirinovsky arrogant again

By Messenger Staff
Wednesday, February 23
Vice speaker of the Russian Duma, Vladimir Zhirinovsky of the Liberal-Democratic party made a statement for the abolition of national republics in Russia. His statements reflect his arrogance – on February 17 during a television appearance he stated that national regions should be changed into geographic entities, for example according to him Tatarstan should be named as a Kazan region, Bashkirtostan into Ufa region and so on. Rather interestingly, some time ago Zhirinovsky was declared ‘persona non-grata’ in Tatarstan and only recently was this status lifted.