The Prime Minister of Russia wears a wristwatch worth 10,000 USD. The Russian President has a wristwatch worth 30,000 USD. The President of Chechnya owns an even more precious wristwatch, which cost him 300,000 USD. However, the Vice Mayor of Moscow exceeds them all; he is wearing a wristwatch with the value of one million USD. (BBC News October 26, 2009)
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