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NINA BOGDAN is a freelance translator, writer, and independent researcher based in the San Francisco Bay Area. From 1984 to 2007, she worked as a Russian language analyst for the U.S. government. She holds degrees in political science, international relations, and Russian language and literature. Nina is the co-author of an Images of America series book titled Russian San Francisco. She is close to completing a new book which chronicles the 1000-year history of the noble Ukhtomsky family (website) and, in the course of her research, traveled by train, boat, and bus across Ukraine, Russia, and China.