Russia’s Villages, and Their Way of Life, Are ‘Melting Away’ by NEIL MacFARQUHAR


By NEIL MacFARQUHAR

Contrary to President Vladimir V. Putin’s claims of population growth, rural areas — long considered the wellspring of Russian culture and identity — are dying.

Published: July 28, 2017 at 07:00PM

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