October 1997

Features in this Issue

Money to the Wind?

Beer is certainly not the first beverage associated with Russia. But, in recent yearsm ales, lagers, porters and stouts have been building a following in the land of vodka.

When the Foam Goes Down

Russia's beer-related lingo, idioms and slang.

A Magnet for Drama

Magnitogorsk is an unlikely venue for a theatrical revival, but, as author Oksana Voronova reports, that is just what a couple of historical accidents has led to.

Ahead of Her Time

Our calendar feature looks at the life and struggles of Marina Tsvetaeva, one of this century's greatest poets.

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