GALINA ZAINULLINA. Bargaining Is Possible.
Those who stand behind the counters at today’s city markets full (as it is usual to consider) of criminals — who are they? The story of the young gifted author from Kazan is about unordinary lives of ordinary “petty tradespersons”.
YOURIJ OKLYANSKIJ. General in the Disguise.
The renowned partisan commander, hero of the war, general and famous writer — he seems to have all the grounds to rest on his laurels. Not at all! Heroic deeds are punishable. During all long years of peace Peter Vershigora had to struggle for his honest name and honest names of his companions in arms. How it was you’ll know from the memoir story of Y. Oklyanskij showing the steamy side of the legend.
NICKOLAY SILAEV, SERGEJ MARKEDONOV. A Club of Fellow-Graduates.
What is CIS? A social organization? A coalition? Or just a club of “fellow-graduates”? Is there any implication in its lethargic existence? Whom is it advantageous for? What are perspectives of the post-Soviet geopolitical space? Their point of view on these and other questions expound well-known politologists in their talk with “DN’s” correspondent Irina Doronina.
NADEZDA LOGINOVA. Locomotive at the Roadside.
In this article the librarian from Ekaterinburg is going on with the theme opened by “DN” in its first issue of this year: Russian youth — beginning of the life at the beginning of the century. She comes to the conclusion that the modern Russian policy in the sphere of education and vocational guidance shows preference to those young people who are able themselves to pay for their high education and find their place in the life without the help of the state and society.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE: “Not me should be worried about but those things for which sake I am here”. Letters of different years. Translated and prefaced by Igor Ebanoidze. Nietzsche’s letters not less than his philosophical works allow to comprehend this man’s inner message.