Grand Master of Russian freemasonry running for mayor of city hosting 2014 Winter Olympics
Top Russian free mason to run for Olympic city mayor
Bogdanov’s party widely seen as a Kremlin-controlled project to draw votes away from actual opposition candidates and give voters a tame liberal option.
andrei-bogdanovRussia’s top mason and former presidential candidate, Andrei Bogdanov, is running in the Sochi mayor elections this spring. He is the 19th candidate seeking to get the top position in the Russian resort city that is hosting the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.