Teresa Cherfas reviews ‘The Competent Authority’ by Iegor Gran

17 April 2024 By Teresa Cherfas Teresa Cherfas reviews The Competent Authority by Iegor Gran, translated by Ruth Driver [hardback, £22, 224pp, ISBN-9781914495557, Mountain Leopard Press, London, 2023] In 1966, two Soviet writers…

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Podcast Then & Now #15: Teresa Cherfas in conversation with Anna Karetnikova

12 February 2024 by Teresa Cherfas Welcome to the fifteenth edition of our Russian-language podcast Then & Now with me, Teresa Cherfas.  My guest today is Anna Karetnikova. Until recently, Anna Karetnikova lived…

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Podcast Then & Now #14: Teresa Cherfas in conversation with Mamuka Kuparadze and Aleksandr Pichugin

9 January 2024 by Teresa Cherfas Welcome to the fourteenth of our Russian-language podcast Then & Now with me, Teresa Cherfas.  Aleksandr Pichugin & Mamuka Kuparadze My guests today are Mamuka Kuparadze, founder…

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Teresa Cherfas reviews ‘My Russia. War or Peace?’ by Mikhail Shishkin

3 November 2023 By Teresa Cherfas Teresa Cherfas reviews My Russia. War or Peace?  by Mikhail Shishkin [hardcover, £18.99, 256pp, ISBN-13: 9781529427783, riverrun, Quercus, London, March 2023] In the dying days of Yeltsin’s…

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