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    blue lights on autos in russia

    What is the story with the blue lights on autos in russia, letting cars get by with anything while driving and getting away from the FSB? Anyone know any more about this? What exactly are the "blue lights"?

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    Maybe you are talking about "police lights" or to be more exact "militsia lights".
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    I don't think he is. When I was in Russia, you would see normal cars (usually with tinted windows) have a blue light on top and passing traffic. I think it is just the mafia, who believe they should have the right to pass traffic.
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    Or it could be a member of part-time militsia staff Anyway, how does that "blue light" look like?
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    It could be part-time militia, but that wouldn't fit well with my prejudice of Russia and their mafia!!!
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    Maybe it's a team of Russian citizens-turned-vigilantes on street justice patrol.

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    Civil"dressed" Police?
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    For a large enough bribe, you could buy a blue light, which lets you get away with practically any traffic violation. I think they have started cracking down on that practice, though.

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    You're sure it's not justice-minded Russians who have decided to take the law into their own hands, communicating over CB radio with a complex system of codenames?

    "Випер-1, Випер-1, это Гарыныч-2. Только что сумку украли у бабушки".
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    Hei, rett norsken min og du er død.
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    There was a thing about this on CNN a year ago. I think most people thought they were New russians.

    Here is someone talking about it here.

    By the by, the way to tell when a club is filled with rich & powerful people is by how many blue light cars there are outside. A blue light on someone's car is the unequivocal symbol for rich, powerful, or the mafia. As a blue light on your car gives you permission to break any law you want. You should really take notes if you're in a club with the bluelight boys as they really know how to party, just don't let them see you taking the notes, yeah probably wouldn't go over so well.

    http://www.travelersdigest.com/moscow_dakota.htm


    My question is. Why don't all the regular russians go out and buy the blue lights too? Then everyone can be special. I mean like what, is there like 1 guy who hands out lights to only the special friends.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dogboy182
    My question is. Why don't all the regular russians go out and buy the blue lights too? Then everyone can be special. I mean like what, is there like 1 guy who hands out lights to only the special friends.
    Because it doesn't really work if you stick it on a Жигули instead of a tinted-windowed БМВ
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    id buy a red light so i can be extra special

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