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May/June 2001

May/June 2001

17: 100 Young Russians to Watch
The third in our series of profiles of 100 Young Russians to Watch. Link through the title of the article for a list of all 100 of the individuals.
Features

28: Some good bad Russian
Mikhail Ivanov
Intentional mistakes Russians make and how you can learn to make them too!
Survival Russian

29: Siberia's Iron Road
Paul E. Richardson
Russia's Trans-Siberian Railroad is the world's longest rail line. This article, written on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the line's founding, takes a brief look at the amazing history of this 5700 mile-long iron road...
Features

36: Beijing to Moscow: Six Days on the Trans-Siberian
John Lee
Author John Lee takes us on a ride on the Trans-Siberian, complete with traders, babushkas and long days in a train racing across the steppe.
Travel

39: Memories of Days Gone By
David Rowell
A review of St. Petersburg's Central Railroad Museum.
Travel

41: Paul I: Russian Hamlet
Alexander Kamensky
Tsar Paul I, son of Catherine the Great, may hold the title to Russia's least understood tsar. On the 200th anniversary of Paul's murder, we probe the peculiarities of his life and work.
Features

52: Salmon fit for a tsar
Red Square Restaurant
Imperial Salmon (Lososina Imperial) is a luxurious baked salmon, wrapped with bacon and crabmeat, then topped with a decadent cream sauce.
Cuisine

53: Two Books
Paul E. Richardson
A review of two books: Sunlight at Midnight, by W. Bruce Lincoln, and Trans-Siberian Hanbook, by Bryn Thomas.
Under Review

54: Journalists, heal thyselves
Paul E. Richardson and Mikhail Ivanov
"Dissidents" in Russia today, vs. in the Soviet era ... how low the standards have fallen.
Post Script