die grenzenlose Nichtigkeit der Oligarchen jeden Versuch die Oligarchie zu retten vergeblich machen werde

διὰ τὸ πάσας τὰς ἀριστοκρατικὰς πολιτείας ὀλιγαρχικὰς εἶναι μᾶλλον πλεονεκτοῦσιν οἱ γνώριμοι

Now today, of course, the siloviki like their western luxuries, but I don’t know if all this colossal wealth is making them happier or if money itself is the most important thing for them

Oligarchy