True, Mer: we're way to off-topic, although I'm sure you're right about what you said and thanks for taking the time to wrtite it down. So let's stop it here(before I start beig convinced that you're actually Tarpi undercover )
On a more frivolous, on-topic note, as a woman treasuring the lilac and his derivatives above all other colours, I must say he does look great in that shirt, I couldn've of picked a better one myself!
Agian, it was a conference arranged not by Moldova., but by CIS. Among russian delegation were many russian prominent people from art, education and sport. Apart from Marat there were Myskina and Marat's friend Dmitry Nosov (wrestler) and Marat wasn't the main 'star' there.