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The Russia That Is and the Russia We Wish For (2013)

Reposting of Theater Plus blog No. 228. Talk about a timely topic. That “nasty sense of vertigo” I mention at the end of this piece from nearly five years ago has only torqued up 100-fold. 912 more words

Russia Trends

Turkish Gambit by Boris Akunin

When I first started reading it I did not realize where the story was heading. But with time things became interesting and I was totally absorbed. 23 more words

Book Review

"The Winter Queen" by Boris Akunin

Boris Akunin is the pen-name of Grigory Shalvovich Chkhartishvili, who was born in Tbilisi but has spent most of his life in Moscow.

This is the first Erast Pietrovich Fandorin mystery. 197 more words

3 Star Review