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Nikolai Dolgopolov

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Nikolai Dolgopolov Nikolai Dolgopolov is deputy editor-in-chief of Rossiyskaya Gazeta, the largest Russian broadsheet national newspaper, vice-president of the International Sports Press Association, and president of Russia's Federation of Sports Journalists. He has won numerous awards, including an award for Personal Bravery, Courage and Journalistic Skill, for a series of articles from the Chernobyl closed zone.


On the Brink

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2012
Fifty years ago this October, the world walked to the brink of nuclear holocaust, looked over the edge, and stepped back. This is the account of one actor in that frightful drama, someone who dared to take a stand and may just have ended up saving the planet.
Author: Nikolai Dolgopolov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Polina Tsareva
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Thick Fog Over London

Russian Life: July/Aug 2012
The Olympics are upon us again, and already pundits are guessing at national medal counts. We, meanwhile, look at some of Russia’s top medal hopefuls.
Author: Nikolai Dolgopolov
Translator: Lise Brody
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The Spy Who Was Abel

Russian Life: July/Aug 2010
Rudolph Abel was one of the most accomplished Soviet intelligence agents of the post-war period - an "illegal" who was legendary, not slipshod and sloppy, like the 11 "illegals" detained in the US in June 2010. Nikolai Dolgopolov peels back the mask to give us a look at Abel’s life and profession through the eyes of his daughter.
Author: Nikolai Dolgopolov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
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Plyuschenko Returns to the Ice

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2009
After a three-year absence, Olympic champion Yevgeny Plyuschenko is staging a comeback.
Author: Nikolai Dolgopolov
Translator: Mikhail Ivanov
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August in Beijing

Russian Life: July/Aug 2008
Hot August days and nights await athletes heading to China for this summer’s Olympic games. We survey Russia’s top medal hopes.
Author: Nikolai Dolgopolov
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Long Jump Queen

Russian Life: July/Aug 2008
Tatiana Lebedeva is a lieutenant colonel in the Russian Army, and one of Russia’s best hopes for gold in two long jump events.
Author: Nikolai Dolgopolov
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Russia's First Gold Medalist

Russian Life: July/Aug 2008
A look back at the first Russian Olympic Gold Medalist, Nikolai Panin-Kolomenkin.
Author: Nikolai Dolgopolov
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Confessions of an Illegal

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2008
He lived secretly in the West under deep cover, working in offices, at dry cleaners, as a trade representative. He gathered intelligence deemed critical to the Soviet state. Now, he's talking to us.
Author: Nikolai Dolgopolov
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Tending the Goals

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2007
Many consider Vladislav Tretyak to be the best hockey player of the 20th century. We chat with Tretyak about his second act – in an arena where things can get tougher than on the ice: politics.
Author: Nikolai Dolgopolov
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Match to the Death

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2002
In WWII, in Nazi-occupied Kiev, local soccer stars were forced to play several matches against Nazi teams. The price for winning was death; for losing the price was even worse ...
Author: Nikolai Dolgopolov