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A Russian Eiffel Tower

A Russian Eiffel Tower

If you build it, they will come. Well, they would, if they weren't all practicing social distancing.
No Booze for You

No Booze for You

Nothing is sacred when it comes to fighting coronavirus. Not even vodka.
Pendant Protection

Pendant Protection

Can a silver pendant protect you from all diseases? Dr. Pavel insists it can.

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Birch

Birch

An excerpt from Darra Goldstein's new cookbook, Beyond the North Wind, in which she ruminates on the place of birch in Russian culture, food, and history.
Bite Marks

Bite Marks

Is Russia somehow different from other nations, or is it just like any other?
Returning from Afar

Returning from Afar

An excerpt from Benson Bobrick’s new book, a memoir of his life and work as a writer.
Memory Fades

Memory Fades

Here’s the thing about history: you can’t see everything that is going on when you are living it, and then, when you try to dredge up what really happened, all you’ve got is your frail memories.

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Memory Fades
March 01, 2020

Memory Fades

By Paul E. Richardson

Here’s the thing about history: you can’t see everything that is going on when you are living it, and then, when you try to dredge up what really happened, all you’ve got is your frail memories.

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