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From Homo Zapiens: On the dissolution of the Soviet Union Then, quite unobtrusively, an event of fundamental significance for his future occurred.  The USSR, which they’d begun to renovate and improve at about the time when Tatarsky decided to change … Continue reading

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An amusing excerpt from Victor Pelevin’s 1999 novel “Homo Zapiens,” the following is a description of a shoe commercial pitched for Nike’s Moscow office by one of the characters in the book: A street in a small Vietnamese village lost … Continue reading

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