Summary: Our pages of news in our Note Book and Travel Notes sections cover items as varied as a new film on Vysotsky, the Booker book of the decade, a film on the life of a jailed tycoon, Russian's internet usage, Ronald Reagan, the Bolshoy, museums and much more.
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Death of Vysotsky 14-minute documentary Begins with film from 1981, shot one year after his death, of those visiting his grave at Vagankovskoye. Nice archive footage of Moscow in 1980, reading for the Olympics.