Archive: August 28, 2005 - September 03, 2005

St. Petersburg to Vladivostok

We're on the road! David Hillegas arrived in St. Petersburg on Wednesday evening, and as I write this on Thursday evening, we're on a flight to Vladivostok. After all the months of planning and anticipation, it's a relief to finally...

By Lisa Dickey | September 1, 2005; 10:38 PM ET | Comments (5)

Introduction to Russian Chronicles

Ten years ago, I was living in St. Petersburg, Russia, where I'd moved on a whim at age 27 in hopes of becoming a freelance writer. I had worked the previous four years at boring administrative jobs in Washington, D.C.,...

By Lisa Dickey | September 1, 2005; 8:00 AM ET | Comments (16)


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