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Dispatches From Siberia #9: An Evening at the Ballet

Dispatches From Siberia #9: An Evening at the Ballet

When the notice came that I’d be spending nine month in Russia, it took a few moments to settle in. Once I got past the initial shock, one of my first coherent thoughts went something like this: “I’m going to stand in the middle of Red Square. I’m going to get fat on borscht. I’m going to see the Nutcracker in Russia.”