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Mikhail Shishkin on Sochi: “Every regime hides behind the great poets”

Over the weekend, Deep Vellum author Mikhail Shishkin had a piece published in the Wall Street Journal with his take on the Sochi Olympics, “Sochi Olympics: Russian Writer Mikhail Shishkin Holds His Applause” (translated by Cory Merrill). Never one to shy away from condemning the inhumane and insane Putin regime, Shishkin reflects deeply on nationalism and patriotism, […]

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