March 1997

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Secret Mission

In 1697, Peter the Great made history as the first Russian Tsar ever to cross his country's borders. Traveling incognito, Peter visited Holland and England to master the arts of shipbuilding and navigation. What he learned there revolutionized Russia.

A Woman's Affair

Svetlana Protasova's one wish in life is to fly Russian MiGs. Sergei Babichev tells the story of her courage in pursuit of that goal.

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