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by Boris Akunin, translated by Maria Tumarkin
I am no political scientist, but this sudden surge in Putin’s militarism strikes me as a bluff. It may just be, of course, that Putin has moved into the interior of a Potemkin village once and for all and doesn’t have a clue about the state of the Russian army. 869 more words
Several excerpts from the book are available via the “Look Inside” function of Amazon–click on the link above to read.
One poem that makes Boris Akunin cry is “Hokku” by Fukuda Chiyo-Ni. 216 more words