May 1998

Features in this Issue

In Search of Russia's Strong Sex

Supermen, spoiled, or a little of both? In this month's cover story, we look at the place of men in Russia today.

Revisiting Stalin

Where we review "The Thief", the new Russian film about men that received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film.

A Veteran's Tale

A profile of 80 year old Svetlana Pavlovna Voronova, hero of the Second World War.

Golden Opportunities

A profile of a small workshop in the Urals, in Zlatoust, that has become world famous for its production of fine ornamental swords and other memorabilia.

The Prince and the Empress

A biography of Catherine the Great's favorite and the noted diplomat, Grigory Potemkin.

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