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Currated list of articles by Russian authors in English

It is not easy to find texts from liberal Russian authors. Such communities tend to be a bit introverted, above all for historical and social reasons. This is the list of the most interesting texts about politics, culture and social issues created by Russian authors that we know about - in English.

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