If you see one of these - run! These cars that belong to Russian public servants are above the law. They may (and do) legally kill your babies, grandmothers, and even police officers.
Russian President's representative in Duma Garry Minkh rides in style, as do thousands of Russian government officials: in a new luxurious German car bought with taxpayers money, in the opposite lane, breaking the speed limit, unbuckled, hiding behind the passenger's seat and a driver. And it's all legal! Because he got the magic migalka (the blue light). The result? Today, another deadly accident. The government vehicle's driver is dead, innocent 23 year-old girl is severely injured (her car totaled), police is"not sure" if they can release the video of the crash. And this is not unique - in the past 12 months, cars with blue lights have killed and injured pregnant women, babushkas, casual pedestrians, innocent and law-abiding drivers, and even police officers! God forbid you don't let them pass you - they'll pause their super-important and secret government mission, get out of their cars, and break your car's windshield and slash your tires (they have done so). Because, that's what voters want their elected officials to do.
Prime Minister Putin, President Medvedev, I heard you're all about raising the birth rates and population of Russia, you're against the corruption, and you support Russian-made cars. May I recommend you stop killing people with your driving techniques. Also, why do you and your employees drive BMWs and Mercedes's? Be consistent - on May 9th do not pretend and do a favor to the veterans - don't celebrate Russia's victory over the Nazi Germany. Be sad! If the Soviet Union hadn't won, maybe your own German-made cars would've been even better, faster, cooler! Also, don't worry - in a head-on collision you'll always win. Russian cars that you support with draconian import regulations do not have airbags, ABS, and their seats break upon an impact. The bydlo (Russian folk who's not blessed to be at a Kremlin dinner table) cannot afford the 110% import tax that you imposed on safe foreign vehicles.
My family and I were lucky to be in a Korean-built car this last Christmas when we had a head-on collision with a Lada. We're OK, and thank God (after all, it's Christmas, expect miracles) - the driver of that Lada was fine too, though his seats and belt broke upon the impact. By the way - it happened on that part of the Kievskoe Shosse freeway after the Vnukovo-3 airport that you use. The highway is divided, lit, and cleaned right up to the airport, but then it is dark, snowed over, and has no separation or a shoulder. Why bother, right? Russian women can make more babies.
May I offer a little piece of advice: you can't hide that stuff anymore. Social media is active, and people know. People know that neither you nor your subordinates have any respect for the law or the people you represent. At the end of the day, they won't remember the banking, private property, military, and other successful reforms or great things that you have accomplished. In American business-executive world, such an event is called a "derailer" -- a small thing, a pet peeve, a pattern of behavior that grows big enough and "derails" a person and his career. Don't make your shiny BMW, Mercedeces, Porches, Maybachs and blue lights push the people's already overstretched nerves over the edge. Something silly like this could indeed be the beginning of the end. As the last Christmas' fascist demonstrations in downtown Moscow showed - you're slowly losing the control and the touch.
Ivan the Terrible was the first person to make sure that his carriage wheels splashed bystanders with mud. It made him laugh. He also raped women and killed his own son. At least, he used Russian-built carriages. Do you think you can do better than that?
The actual government car that was involved in the accident. The driver who was killed, used to put on YouTube his personal videos of driving the vehicle without the boss - crossing separation lanes, scaring people, and pretending that small public highways were his personal racetracks. The real tragedy is that there are thousands more of drivers like him; they are protected by the law in their criminal behaviors.