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December 1995

December 1995

1: Mushroom Soup
Yelena Utenkova
A primer on Russia's "forest meat," and a recipe for sauted mushrooms you'll love.

3: A New Orchestra for a New Time
Julia Bederova
A profile of the 5-year-old Russian National Orchestra, Russia's most successful independent classical orchestra.

7: The Decembrists, 170 Years Later
Vera Bokova
A look back at the Decembrist movement, a group that laid one of the first stones in the wall of Russian democracy.

10: The Battle for Kamchatka
Bob Tkacz
Alaska Airlines has been serving the Russian Far East for 20 years, but lately it has faced some new difficulties.

12: Army of the Don
Igor Yunakovsky
A photo feature on the Don Cossacks from Rostov and Novocherkassk.
Photo Feature

14: The Neglected Jewel
Charles D. Rodenbough
A visit to the town of Uglich on the Volga River.

19: An Introduction to Russian Acronyms
Mikhail Ivanov
A detailed look at the che-ka, che-pe, tse-u and other acronyms of renown.
Survival Russian

20: More Myths Exploded
Scott D. McDonald
Seven more myths (the first six were in last month's issue) about travel to Russia are exploded.
Practical Traveler