This issue publishes “In the Blessed Valley” — a novel by Aleksander Melikhov, “Neither a Commissar, nor a Jew. My Bondage” — memoirs by Aleksander Gulin, a prisoner of WWII, as well as “The Sparrow”, a story by Aleksander Ilichevsky. The poetry section of this issue is made up of the new poems by Yelena Shvarts, Victor Kullae, Natalya Grantseva and Aleksander Tankov.
The sectional offerings are as follows:
Philosophy, History, Politics: “On the Borderline of Centuries, Pavel I and Aleksander I” — an article by Andrey Zubov from his study “Speculation on the Reasons of Revolution in Russia”.
Literary Critique: “It is not a Literary Fact but a Suicide” — an essay by Aleksander Kushner on the well-known anti-Stalin poem by Osip Mandelshtam.
Essais: “A Journal of a Reflection. Notes Made while Editing” — an essay by Vasilina Orlova on “A Cheetah and a Lion Cub”, a novel by Adriana Samarkandova, a young prosaist.