This issue publishes Aleksander Melikhov’s novel “Banishment from Hell”, the short stories by Vadim Muratkhanov “Letters”, the short story by Nina Gorlanova and Vyacheslav Bukur “A Spotted Tongue” and also the short stories by Tanya Malyarchuk “Show Me Europe” translated from Ukrainian by Elena Marinicheva. The poetry section of this issue is composed of the new poems by Sergey Stratanovsky, Aleksey Tsvetkov, Aleksander Kabanov and Yan Shenkman.
The sections offerings are following:
New Translations: Taras Shevchenko poems translated from the Ukrainian by Aleksander Timofeyevsky.
Philosophy, History, Politics: The article by Yury Kagramanov “A Kingdom Doesn’t Stand Without Terror” — the author engages in public polemics about persons of Ivan The Terrible and Stalin.
Heritage: Fragments from prose notebooks of poet David Samoylov.
Essais: Anna Sergeeva-Klyatis and Oleg Lekmanov in “A Cheap Popular Print from AgitProfSozh (Agitation Committee of Railway Transport workers Professional Union)” comment Boris Pasternak’s texts in the context of natural phenomena and historical and biographical events.
Comments: “Through a Freshly Put Glass” — Alla Latynina writes about autobiography book by Vladimir Voynovich.
Literature Critique: The article by Vladimir Berezin “The Peasant’s Work” — to the jubilee of Aleksander Tvardovsky.