More precisely, behind the fences of the Potemkin village
which was created to impress, there is poverty and lechery.
5-mile highway on the periphery, a four-block city area with a Potemkin village
setup, a high-speed loop, and other common traffic features.
In reality, the situation resembled something closer to a Potemkin village
It may not be a surprise that in such questions it is still Potemkin's homeland which is the largest Potemkin village
Judge Kennelly rejected this effort, concluding that the plaintiffs theory of the case requires the inference of a vast, multifaceted, highly coordinated conspiracy dedicated to creating a Potemkin village
of seemingly independent analyses to lend paper support to each collusive pricing move.
In many ways, according to Al-Jazeera, Camp VI was America's Potemkin Village
, meant to mask Guantanamo's defining and ugly truth: that it is a dungeon where men languish without fair process, hostages to US partisan politics.
She says there are two countries in the North: a "Pyongyang Republic" of mostly party members enjoying the better life in a Potemkin Village
, and a "Republic of Everyone Else," scrabbling out, often illegally, a meager existence in the poor country-side.
All the experts agree that it is nothing less than a Potemkin village
The GOP's regressive positions are camouflaged behind a disintegrating Potemkin village
of plutocratic marketing and co-opted populist outrage.
He was completely taken in by the Potemkin village
of a relief camp the district administration of Mianwali prepared for his visit.
The country seems modern and progressive on first glance, but this is largely a veneer, a Potemkin village
In its eagerness to attract football fans in the teeth of a global recession, South Africa has been afflicted by a kind of Potemkin village