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    Default Maybe Putin weren't kidding about surpassing England

    NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia ? In this region of Siberia, long synonymous with gulags and hardship, shoppers mobbed an Ikea store last winter with the vigor of a miners? riot. They loaded their outsize yellow shopping carts with clothes, housewares, appliances and small furniture.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/17/bu...=1&oref=slogin


    Of course the article fails to mention the shoppers are not ordinary Siberians. They are oil and other natural resource workers that work there.

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    Default Re: Maybe Putin weren't kidding about surpassing England

    IKEA and Wal-Mart together would put probably 75% of shops out of business in less than 5 years.

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