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Sun Star
Museo Sugbo now hosts bust of famous Russian novelistA BUST of Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy, which was installed at the Cebu Interna
Museo Sugbo now hosts bust of famous Russian novelist
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
A BUST of Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy, which was installed at the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) in Mandaue City six years ago, was re-installed yesterday at the Museo Sugbo along M.J. Cuenco Ave. in Cebu City. Russian Ambassador to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Favorite restaurant of the KGB where operatives recruited re-opensmore affordable than in Aragvi. The restaurant, named after a Georgian river,
Favorite restaurant of the KGB where operatives recruited re-opens
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
more affordable than in Aragvi. The restaurant, named after a Georgian river, is located inside a former hotel where Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov once stayed. Its main dining rooms are painted in the grand Soviet manner, with sheaves of... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Man Who Became a Goatfresh, strange, strong, and unmediated. There are, broadly speaking, two appro
The Man Who Became a Goat
The New Yorker / Posted 6 days ago
fresh, strange, strong, and unmediated. There are, broadly speaking, two approaches to writing about animals. In 1886, Leo Tolstoy published “Strider,” a story told from a horse’s point of view. Tolstoy’s approach was pastoral. He imagined that... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Exiled tycoon dodges Russian retributionand three more children with Alexandra Tolstoy, an English equestrian, socialit
Exiled tycoon dodges Russian retribution
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
and three more children with Alexandra Tolstoy, an English equestrian, socialite and distant relative of Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy. She now lives mostly in London, where their three young children attend a French school. The couple used to... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ executive producer Scott Carter is an expert at mixing religion and politicsBill Maher,” joins Justin to talk about his new play, “The Gospel According to
‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ executive producer Scott Carter is an expert at mixing religion and politics
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
Bill Maher,” joins Justin to talk about his new play, “The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord,” now playing at the Northlight Theatre in Skokie. Scott discusses the origins of the play, starting to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Moscow eatery reopens with Soviet-era grandeur intactmore affordable than in Aragvi. The restaurant is named after a Georgian river
Moscow eatery reopens with Soviet-era grandeur intact
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
more affordable than in Aragvi. The restaurant is named after a Georgian river is located inside a former hotel where Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov once stayed. Its main dining rooms are painted in the grand Soviet manner, with sheaves of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Salvation, self-awareness at core of Northlight's 'Discord'Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Leo Tolstoy walk into a room. Substitute
Salvation, self-awareness at core of Northlight's 'Discord'
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Leo Tolstoy walk into a room. Substitute "bar" for "room" and you have the setup for a literary-historical joke. In this case, however, the situation in which these men find themselves is no laughing... Read more
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asianage
Soviet-chic restaurant favoured by KGB spies reopens in Moscowborscht and Black Sea herring pate. The restaurant is named after a Georgian r
Soviet-chic restaurant favoured by KGB spies reopens in Moscow
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
borscht and Black Sea herring pate. The restaurant is named after a Georgian river is located inside a former hotel where Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov once stayed. Aragvi also had a more sinister side. It was a hangout for KGB officers who used... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Soviet chic' restaurant favoured by KGB spies reopensmore affordable than in Aragvi. The restaurant, named after a Georgian river,
'Soviet chic' restaurant favoured by KGB spies reopens
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 days ago
more affordable than in Aragvi. The restaurant, named after a Georgian river, is located inside a former hotel where Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov once stayed. Its main dining rooms are painted in the grand Soviet manner, with sheaves of... Read more
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The Borneo Post
‘Soviet chic’ restaurant favoured by KGB spies reopens in Moscowmore affordable than in Aragvi. The restaurant, named after a Georgian river,
‘Soviet chic’ restaurant favoured by KGB spies reopens in Moscow
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 days ago
more affordable than in Aragvi. The restaurant, named after a Georgian river, is located inside a former hotel where Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov once stayed. Its main dining rooms are painted in the grand Soviet manner, with sheaves of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Soviet chic' restaurant favoured by KGB spies reopens in Moscowmore affordable than in Aragvi. The restaurant, named after a Georgian river,
'Soviet chic' restaurant favoured by KGB spies reopens in Moscow
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 days ago
more affordable than in Aragvi. The restaurant, named after a Georgian river, is located inside a former hotel where Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov once stayed. Its main dining rooms are painted in the grand Soviet manner, with sheaves of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
In smart 'Gospel,' Jefferson, Dickens and Tolstoy duke it out in hellDid you know Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Leo Tolstoy all wrote their
In smart 'Gospel,' Jefferson, Dickens and Tolstoy duke it out in hell
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Did you know Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Leo Tolstoy all wrote their own versions of the Bible? Ah! The ego of the refined mind! Hello, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Thomas, Charles and Leo! In Jefferson's version, "The Life and Morals of... Read more
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Asian journal
No-meat diet and longevityPlutarch, John Milton, Sir Isaac Newton, Mahatma Gandhi, The Dalai Lama, Benjam
No-meat diet and longevity
Asian journal / Posted 17 days ago
Plutarch, John Milton, Sir Isaac Newton, Mahatma Gandhi, The Dalai Lama, Benjamin Franklin, Shakespeare, Vicent Van Gogh, Leo Tolstoy, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Voltaire, Albert Schweitzer, George Bernard Shaw, Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, Jean... Read more
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International Business Times
Early colour photographs provide glimpse into life in Russia under the Czar, before the Revolution of Congress In 1908, Prokudin-Gorskii took what is though to be Russia's first
Early colour photographs provide glimpse into life in Russia under the Czar, before the Revolution
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
of Congress In 1908, Prokudin-Gorskii took what is though to be Russia's first ever colour portrait. The photo of novelist Leo Tolstoy was widely reproduced in magazines and on postcards, and was sold as a poster. The fame from this photo led to... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
4 theater reviews in a nutshell: What to see this weekend in PhoenixTheatre Company leads this week’s short reviews with “The Gospel According to T
4 theater reviews in a nutshell: What to see this weekend in Phoenix
The Arizona Republic / Posted 19 days ago
Theatre Company leads this week’s short reviews with “The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord,” written by “Real Time With Bill Maher” exec producer Scott Carter. Great ★★★★★ Good ★★★★ Fair ★★★... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The top theatrical events this summer“THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTO
The top theatrical events this summer
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 23 days ago
“THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD”May 13-June 12What did the founding father (Nathan Hosner), the Victorian novelist (Jeff Parker) and the Russian literary icon (Mark Montgomery) have in common?... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
'The Gospel According To Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens And Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord' Comes To Arizona Theatre Company"The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolsto
'The Gospel According To Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens And Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord' Comes To Arizona Theatre Company
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 25 days ago
"The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord" is playing in Phoenix in May 2016. When historical figures get together, interesting things usually happen. And what happens when those figures are talking... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Top 15 Phoenix arts events in MaySt., Phoenix. $25-$159. 602-381-1096, balletaz.org.‘The Gospel According to Tho
Top 15 Phoenix arts events in May
The Arizona Republic / Posted 26 days ago
St., Phoenix. $25-$159. 602-381-1096, balletaz.org.‘The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord’ Mark Gagliardi and Armin Shimerman in Arizona Theatre Company’s "The Gospel According to Thomas... Read more
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Slate
Toward a Historical Theory of the Bad Dad and Husbandthe Bad Husband: as a good a way as any to see what’s hidden. Often the debate
Toward a Historical Theory of the Bad Dad and Husband
Slate / Posted a month ago
the Bad Husband: as a good a way as any to see what’s hidden. Often the debate over whether we should condemn someone like Leo Tolstoy—who refused to consider giving his wife a rest from her constant pregnancies, or to help her much with the... Read more

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