Tag Archives: Soviet Union

The Siege of Leningrad

How can a story about the purposeful murder of 650,000 people be wonderful? When the story of a few survivors is so poetically and lovingly told, as in The Siege by Helen Dunmore. The siege of Leningrad lasted from September, … Continue reading

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The Republic of Estonia and her President

I was briefly in Tallinn, Estonia’s capital city, in early 2003. My intention was to make connections for my consulting business, which business I have recently put to rest. Tallinn is a short distance from Stockholm (237 miles, or 381.0 … Continue reading

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