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Tag: russia

Non-Fiction, Translation

Soviet Space Dogs

Space dogs were part of Soviet propaganda, perhaps in its most demonstrative form. This was quite an apt birthday book as my birthday shares the date with the anniversary of the first animal in space. Many of us have heard of Laika, the dog Russia…

Classics, Science Fiction, Translation

We

If they do not understand that we are bringing them a mathematically faultless happiness, our duty is to force them to be happy. The forefather of dystopian fiction, the Russian We (confusingly called My in its original language) starts of in a utopian society. Someone…