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Review of Russian TV Miniseries Godunov – Part IV

Dear Readers: Today concluding my review of this worthy TV series.  But first, a word about Russian names.  Names are always a fascinating topic, since virtually every human being has a name. Most savvy readers are probably aware, but for … Continue reading

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Review of Russian TV Miniseries Godunov – Part III

Dear Readers: Continuing my review of Season 1 of the Russian miniseries “Boris Godunov”.  As in any Shakespearean tragedy, the seeds of the hero’s downfall are planted well before his rise.  And so it came to pass with Boris.  Godunov … Continue reading

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Review of Russian TV Miniseries Godunov – Part II

Dear Readers: I had no clue what to expect when I started watching the Russian TV miniseries about Boris Godunov.  I feared it might be just another kreakle-fest.  Like, maybe condemning Autocracy and Tyranny with ham-fisted metaphors.  As mentioned, this … Continue reading

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Review of Russian TV Miniseries Godunov – Part I

Dear Readers: I just finished binging on Season 1 of the Russian TV (Channel Rossiya-1) miniseries called “Godunov“.  The series was produced in 2018. This miniseries is terrific (in my opinion) and quite addictive. Perhaps even signaling the rebirth of … Continue reading

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Uglich still reeling from unsolved murder of Dmitry Ivanovich – Part I

Dear Readers: Today we return to those dark days of olden yore, and the horrific death of a child.  A death which shook Russia to its core.  I have this piece by Andrei Sidorchik from the journal Argumenty I Fakty. … Continue reading

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