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About Masha KarpMasha Karp is a London-based journalist with a special interest in Russian-Western cultural links.
Articles by Masha Karp
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Alex Sakalis is the editor of Can Europe Make It?
No to TTIP
17 years ago Susan Richards embarked on her journey deep into provincial Russia. What she finds is often surprising, sometimes hilarious, sometimes depressing, but her friendships enable her to see much more than foreigners ordinarily would, says Masha Karp