Revolution At The Gas Pump

A dark blue Ford Taurus zips up to the gas pumps at the gleaming new station. Roman Tolubee, the driver and a Moscow businessman, signals "fill 'er up" as an attendant sprints past potted plants and an abstract sculpture to the pump. The attendant is wearing a brightly colored windbreaker with "Kanda" written on the back. "I haven't tried Kanda gas yet," says Tolubee, "but their station sure is beautiful."

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