Weekly Wrap-Up: Country of Contradictions

Страна противоречий – a country of contradictions. Ask somebody who has lived in Russia their impression of the place, and you may notice their answers do not necessarily agree with one another. I for one find myself nostalgic for some pretty decidedly unpleasant episodes there. But this goes for natives, too: the country has existed to varying degrees over the past three centuries both inside … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up: Country of Contradictions