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It's a Small World
November 01, 2000

It's a Small World

By Mikhail Ivanov

When we study this or that great Russian writer or composer, we tend to look at them as a singular phenomenon. But none was an island.

The Russian Invasion
September 01, 2000

The Russian Invasion

By Paul E. Richardson

It has been said that a successful invasion is the one that goes unnoticed until it is too late to resist. The Russian Invasion of America is in full swing.

Boring Old Russia
May 01, 2000

Boring Old Russia

By Paul E. Richardson

After a decade marked by coup attempts, parliament sieges, wildly optimistic economic programs, cabinet reshufflings and Caucasian wars, boring is good.

The First Decade
March 01, 2000

The First Decade

By Paul E. Richardson

On March 10, 1990, in a dingy, ninth-story apartment in Moscow’s seedy northern outskirts, two grizzled American expatriates hatched a business plan.

Happy New Year?
January 01, 2000

Happy New Year?

By Paul E. Richardson

It would be fascinating—if it were not so scary—to watch how fast Russians have fallen in line to support their new prime minister, Vladimir Putin.

Of Thieves and a Gentleman
October 01, 1999

Of Thieves and a Gentleman

A lot of water has passed under the bridges over the Moskva river since our last issue of the magazine. 

What Real Men Eat
May 01, 1998

What Real Men Eat

By Paul E. Richardson

“Real men don’t eat quiche” was a popular cliché in the US during the testosterone-charged 1980s. And while it may seem passé here in the late 1990s, it certainly would have resonance in today’s Russia.

Let the Campaign Begin
April 01, 1998

Let the Campaign Begin

By Paul E. Richardson

Crowning mounting speculation about his political successor, President Boris Yeltsin recently intimated that he may throw his weight behind his daughter Tatyana Dyachenko, who currently works on the presidential team.

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