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Victor Sonkin

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Victor Sonkin Victor Sonkin is a scholar specializing in verse theory and Slavic literature. He is also a journalist, contributing a weekly column to The Moscow Times. He teaches a translation workshop at Moscow University and works as translator and interpreter for major international companies, recently spending four years in The Hague with the UN's International Criminal Tribunal.


A Giant's Passing

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2006
An elegy to one of Russia's greatest modern thinkers, Mikhail Gasparov, who passed away in late 2005.
Author: Victor Sonkin
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Never Anyone’s Contemporary

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2006
Osip Mandelstam is widely considered to be the greatest poet of the 20th century, not just in Russia, but in the world.
Author: Victor Sonkin
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Spycraft Through Film

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2006
It would be hard to overestimate the cultural impact of film on Russian culture. We plumb the depths of this phenomenon in this year’s Study Russia section.
Authors: Alexandra Borisenko and Victor Sonkin
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