November/December 2004

Features in this Issue

Taste of Russia vs. Ivan the Terrible

Several thousand Russophiles braved a Russian hurricane to attend September’s Taste of Russia festival in Amherst, MA.

Inside the Bolshoi

The Bolshoi – its very name evokes images of greatness, of an artistic history unequaled anywhere else in the world. We take you behind the scenes.

Shooting for Gold

The Athens Olympic Games are over. Time for the Monday morning quarterbacking to begin. Here is how the Russian team did, and should have done (includes a special profile of three female gold medalists from Volgograd).

Genius Temporis

Victor Pelevin may well be the greatest Russian writer of his generation. Not as he seems to care, though.

Juries on Trial

After nearly a 100-year hiatus, jury trials have returned to Russia. The results, as one might expect, have been mixed.

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