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Close Quarters: The Rise & Fall of the Kommunalka

Author: John Varoli

Apr/May 1999
Page 24   ( 5 pages)

Summary: Seven percent of Russians live in communal apartments, kommunalki. By all indications, this dinosaur from the communist era will not be extinct anytime soon.

This article appeared in the Apr/May 1999 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.