Yuri Kostin
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The Russia Project
The Entrepreneur
In 1990 Yuri was an editor at Radio Moscow. In 1991 he bought a government license for $300 to begin a private radio station, which later became the most popular rock station in Moscow. He got a car and chauffeur, took expensive foreign vacations, and hosted 20 friends at nightclubs on weekends. He later sold the station for a hefty profit. Today he runs an Internet radio station www.101.ru.