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Monday, March 03, 2003

What's it with these Russians?!! They seem to be obsessed with Harry Potter. Some time back, I had blogged about how Dobby, the house elf resembles Vladimir Putin. And now this...

A Russian man is hoping to produce a little magic to get him elected a regional governor, by taking the name of Harry Potter.

Russian NTV television reported that the 32-year-old man, who has stood unsuccessfully in past elections, has parliamentary and even presidential ambitions if he gets elected in the Ural mountain Sverdlovsk region.

Read more about it here.


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Sameer/Male/27. Hails from India/Maharashtra/Mumbai/Prabhadevi, speaks Marathi, English and Hindi. Spends 60% of daytime online. Uses a Faster (1M+) connection. And likes Reading/Computers.