By Sergei Shargunov
The publication displays the giant social and cultural changes that color Russia's contemporary background and mirrors the event of a whole new release of Russians whose lives and emotions are inextricably intertwined with the destiny in their homeland.
Shortlisted for the nationwide Bestseller Prize and a contender for the massive booklet Award, A booklet with out images showcases the skills of 1 of the countrys brightest lighting fixtures; a key participant in a new release on the vanguard of swap in modern Russia.
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Sergei Shargunovs A e-book with no photos follows the younger journalist and activist via chosen snapshots from varied sessions of his amazing lifestyles. via thoughts either sharp and obscure, we see scenes from Shargunovs Soviet adolescence, his upbringing within the relatives of a clergyman; his adventure of turning out to be up in the course of the fall of empire and learning journalism at Moscow nation college; his journey to war-torn Chechnya and Kyrgyzstan in the course of the revolution; his first steps in the direction of a fledgling political occupation.
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