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Relief from the news: Phillips' Parallel Lines brings a bit of beautiful sci-fi to Moscow

It’s been a nutty couple of weeks in Moscow, with foreign reporters starting to joke that the August news cycle — responsible for everything from the 1991 putsch, the 1998 financial meltdown, and the 2008 war in Georgia — has … Continue reading

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Louisiana comes to Moscow: couple dies while sexing in a car

Last night, a Moscow couple decided to get romantical and have sex in their car, which was still parked in a little pre-fab portable garage known in Russia as a “shell,” because it’s made of corrugated iron. Anyway, it was … Continue reading

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Get mad, get even, get the train

This afternoon, some 2o0 refugees from Georgia, Ingushetia and Chechnya got so sick of the horrible conditions in a Polish refugee camp — the rotten food, the non-existent medical care — that they got on a train bound for Dresden, … Continue reading

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