September/October 2013

Features in this Issue

Red Star over Leipzig

Two hundred years ago, the last battle of Napoleon’s Russian campaign was fought near Leipzig, Germany. Today, the city has a thriving Russian population.

Why Russians Don't Run

A tale of two long distance road races – Russia’s oldest and its most prestigious – and what they tell us about the state of running and fitness in Russia.

The Backbone of Russia

This is not your mother’s babushka! Yes, the babushka is still the backbone of Russia, but even a strong back needs a rest. How modern Russians are coping with change.

The Latest Imports

A look at five young, western entrepreneurs and how they are making a go of it in Russia’s challenging business environment.

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