It looks like everything is possible when somebody has money enough to "buy"( for example to give them free meat for the barbecue) people's votes... He has French and Israeli pasports though origin from Russia. He owns also a diplomatic pasport of Angola. He travels in the capacity of a representative of the governement Angola in order to avoid warrants of his arrest. He has been investigated for alleged money laundering. He is wanted on two charges -alleged arms dealing and tax evasion!!! What a mayor of the holy city he would be!
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from the article: Billionaire Gaydamak says he'll run for mayor of Jerusalem