April 1996

Features in this Issue

Saints and Persecutors

We visit the town of Murom to examine the resurgence of Christianity in Russia.

This Spring Gives Hope ... And Profits

The Russian Orthodox Church is not just reviving spiritually, it is also getting back into business. Saint Springs water is a well-funded, successful venture run by the church.

Laughter Through Tears

Moscow may not believe in tears, but it definitely believes in laughter. Russian Life’s Mikhail Ivanov takes the occasion of April Fool’s day to look at how the Russian sense of humor has evolved from the Brezhnev years to post-perestroika times.

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