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A Nation of Plotters

Author: Yelena Utenkova

July 1996
Page 10   ( 6 pages)

Summary: Dachas (summer houses) are a concept held dear by most Russians--80% of the population has a dacha, and Russians put them third on their list of material priorities, behind apartments and cars. Yelena Utenkova takes a detailed look at the history and role of the dacha in Russian society.

This article appeared in the July 1996 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.