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Russian idiom of the day

Like September’s post “Khrushchev on Women”, this quote is courtesy of John Miller’s book All Them Cornfields and Ballet in the Evening Khrushchev on the superiority of Soviet auto manufacturers: свою говно малина пахнет to you, your own shit smells … Continue reading

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Khrushchev on women

Journalist John Miller’s recently published memoir about his career covering Russia, called “All Them Cornfields and Ballet in the Evening,” contains a quote from Nikita Khrushchev that I had not heard before. Apparently, when a member of a visiting delegation … Continue reading

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