On Adoption

Some 6,500 children are in Scottish local authority care today – 20 of them babies – but the number of…

Sakhalin, today (2001)

INVESTORS from Japan and the USA are eyeing the oil and gas fields off Sakhalin’s east coast and squaring up…

Off-Gogol

The Government Inspector (In a translation by Marjorie Farquharson.) ACT ONE A room in the Provost’s house. Scene 1 The…

Leonard Ternovsky, 1933-2006

“A word already spoken, lives on”, Academician Andrei Sakharov said from exile in the dark days of 1980. “The human…

Tatyana Velikanova, 1932-2002

Tatyana Velikanova’s intelligent smiling face came out of the shadows only in 1979 when she was arrested for the most…