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    Corruption and poverty in Russia's far east - 28 Feb 08

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Dmitry Medvedev, the man assured to be elected as Russia's next president on Sunday, has made the battle against corruption a top priority. One of the worst regions affected is Russia's Far East. Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull has been traveling across Russia to find out what problems the new president will face. He reports from the Far Eastern city of Vladivostok. It is a city mired in poverty despite being rich in mineral resources.