"“Yes, there were big people on the Aurora. However, it would never occur to anyone of us to throw a party on board the ship, to jump overboard and so forth. It’s very painful that the Aurora has become a floating bar,” the former captain complained."
Public officials drunk, disorderly, disrespectful of the heritage they represent and they go unpunished.
St. Petersburg on the Neva, or Burlington on the Mississippi, single party dictatorships share may similarities.