July/August 2020

Features in this Issue

The Romance of the Earth

Half a century ago, the profession of geologist was both popular and revered in Russia, shrouded in a halo of romance and adventure. We see what it is like today, first-hand.

The Thimble

A woman returns to the village of her birth and an unlikely and fateful connection ensues.

"Painting Jesus Isn't Dangerous"

Moscow is seeing religious symbolism crop up in unexpected places. It’s not the first time, but there is something different about what is going on now.

An Expat Goes Home

A death in the family not only proves the maxim that you can’t go home again, but also that home is probably not what you remember it to be.

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