Russia: My Evening in Cossack Krasnodar

The Cossack people were reveling in new found freedom and I was welcomed with open arms…

Lenin in Tsentralnyy okrug, Krasnodar. Image credit: Дмитрий Cкляренко, CC BY 3.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

It was 1994 and I was working in Russia.

Boris Yeltsin was still running the country. At that time Putin was the First Deputy Mayor of St. Petersburg, working his way up the political…



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James Marinero

James Marinero

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