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8: In Search of Russia's Strong Sex
Supermen, spoiled, or a little of both? In this month's cover story, we look at the place of men in Russia today.
18: Revisiting Stalin
Where we review "The Thief", the new Russian film about men that received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film.
22: A Veteran's Tale
A profile of 80 year old Svetlana Pavlovna Voronova, hero of the Second World War.
25: The Barin of Russian Marxism
A profile of the revolutionary theorist who was Lenin's mentor, Georgy Plekhanov
26: Golden Opportunities
A profile of a small workshop in the Urals, in Zlatoust, that has become world famous for its production of fine ornamental swords and other memorabilia.
30: A soup by any other name
Pokhlebka is a tasty beef stew served piping hot.
31: Talking man-to-man
An impressive bunch of muzhik-related phrases and idioms.
32: The Prince and the Empress
A biography of Catherine the Great's favorite and the noted diplomat, Grigory Potemkin.
44: Sleeping on the Cheap
A couple of inexpensive Moscow hotels and homestay organizations, as recommended by a couple of Russia travel experts.
48: Latvia's Terrible Error
Russia and Latvia have had strained relations of late due to the latter country's treatment of Russians living in Latvia, and due to lost memories of WWII.