August 1995

Features in this Issue

An American in Russia's Orbit

An exclusive interview with Norm Thagard, the first American to spend an extended period of time on the Mir Space Station.

The Man Who Shot Stalin and Lived

An interview with Vassily Yegorov, a long-time Kremlin photographer, including of the famous picture of Stalin lying in state.

Supermarketing, Russian Style

A profile of a young entrepreneur who is opening up a series of Moscow supermarkets.

Ghosts of the Past

Moscow is being rebuilt before our very eyes. This noted authority on Moscow architecture and Moscow history, takes a less than sanguine look at the attempt to rebuild the past in the capital city.

And the Loser is ... Russian Cinema

A review of the 19th Moscow International Film Festival.

Fermenting a Russian Revival

The revival of interest in kvas.

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