January/February 2001

Features in this Issue

100 Young Russians to Watch

In this, the first in our nine-part series of articles, we profile 15 Russians whose ideas and actions will shape Russia in the 21st century. Meet businesspeople, actors, singers, and scientists, all representatives of the new Russia. Link through the title of the article for a list of all 100 of the individuals.

The Road to Irkutsk

In the last article in our six-part series, "East Across Siberia," William Brumfield takes us from the formerly closed city of Krasnoyarsk to Irkutsk and the shores of Lake Baikal.

The Decline of Russian

Time was, study of Russian in the US was egged on by spy scandals, arms races, international crises and Kremlinology. Now that the mystique is gone, it's a whole new game. We look at the challenges being faced by colleges and universities that teach Russian.

Searching for Shambala

Russian painter Nikolai Roerich was as controversial as he was prolific. John McCannon leads us to a deeper understanding of this gifted artist.

Winged Dacha

What do you do when your enterprise pays your wages in airplanes? Build a dacha, of course.

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