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Kremlin TV Channel to US: No Reset

Posted April 21st, 2012 at 9:41 am (UTC+0)
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One generation ago, I reached the level in Russian language studies at Yale University where the next course looming in my face was: “Soviet Newspapers.” Faced with spending winter afternoons in a windowless basement classroom with CIA wannabes as we parsed Pravda and Izvestia, I ran away to Rio (literally). For today’s junior Kremlinologists, there […]

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