Articles tagged Russia:

Disgracing Myself in the Kremlin Age 13 3/4

  • 9 Jan 2019

I was talking to a friend who's about to visit Moscow, so I thought I'd entertain her with a rather sordid anecdote from my first visit there in 1976, when I was a mere 13 years old. It was a trip organised by my school and we spent five days each in Leningrad (as it then w...

How do I Explain Fisking in Russian?

  • 16 Feb 2008

This morning I delivered a 45 minute talk to 100 or so Russian journalists and politicians about the role of blogging in politics and the media. It all seemed to go off OK, although I don't mind admitting that it was a bit odd having simultaneous translation. Anyone who has se...