Rampant corruption among reasons for firing Luzhkov, presidential administration says

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev fired Yury Luzhkov from his post as Moscow mayor not only due to his inefficient management but also because of the appalling level of corruption in the capital, Sergei Naryshkin, the head of presidential administration, said on Wednesday. Medvedev signed the decree ordering Luzhkov’s dismissal about one year ago, citing “loss […]