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.