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Latest bulletin: 20 January 2019
Earlier bulletins are in the Archive
The most recent issue of our magazine can be downloaded as a pdf here: The FORUM, no. 40, Winter 2019
Issue 40, Winter 2019
publ. January 2019
Front cover: Pussy Riot's Riot Days concert at Summerhall. Edinburgh Fringe Festival, August 2018. Photographed by Jacinta Oaten.
p2 SRF news
p3 Tatyana Jakovskaya, The Youth that Knew
p5 Bryan Alexander, Revisiting a Nenets Family
p7 Dairmid Gunn, A Cold War visit to Borodino Battlefield
p8 Book reviews:
· Portraits without Frames by Lev Ozerov. Reviewed by Peter France
· The Return of Munchausen by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky. Reviewed by Natasha Perova
· Freedom of Speech in Russia: Politics and media from Gorbachev to Putin by Daphne Skillen. Reviewed by Martin Dewhirst.
· Intellectual Life and Literature at Solovki by Andrea Gullotta. Reviewed by Mark Vincent
· Moneyland: Why Thieves and Crooks Now Rule the World And How To Take It Back by Oliver Bullough. Reviewed by Lindsay Mackenzie
· Slav Sisters (The Dedalus Book of Russian Women’s Literature) edited by Natasha Perova. Reviewed by Margaret Tejerizo
· СТУПЕНЬКА-1 Russian as a foreign language for kids. Pupil's book and Activity book by Natalia Gulamova. Reviewed by Marta Tomaszewski
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Previous issues are in the Archive.
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