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December 6, 1994 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Chafing at the bars of the defendant's cage, with his prison-fed gut bulging at his flannel shirt and his tawny hair brushing his shoulders, Sergei Shashurin could pass for an American barroom bully on trial for brawling. But his is a supremely New Russian tale. His meteoric rise to immense riches, his even more rapid fall and his current trial belong very much to this period of post-Communist turbulence.
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December 6, 1994 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Chafing at the bars of the defendant's cage, with his prison-fed gut bulging at his flannel shirt and his tawny hair brushing his shoulders, Sergei Shashurin could pass for an American barroom bully on trial for brawling. But his is a supremely New Russian tale. His meteoric rise to immense riches, his even more rapid fall and his current trial belong very much to this period of post-Communist turbulence.
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August 29, 1993 | Carey Goldberg, Carey Goldberg is a correspondent in The Times' Moscow bureau. She has reported from Russia since 1989.
Sergei Shashurin, possibly the richest man in Russia, leans back with a drowsy, contented smile. His leased Yak 40 business jet is winging him from Tatarstan, where he is known as an organized crime kingpin and construction titan, to the Arctic Circle city of Vorkuta, where he has designs on some of Europe's biggest coal mines. The six-hour flight stretches long.
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