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The Discreet Charm of Avos

Author: Lina Rozovskaya

Nov/Dec 2004
Survival Russian
Page 39   ( 1 pages)

Summary: Fatalism is widely considered one of the most indispensable of Russian character traits. We look at this trait through the lens of "avos".

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