Articles by Erin E. Arvedlund



'Godfather' of Outsourcing Has High Hopes

  • 21 December 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Off a snowy path winding through the campus of Moscow State University, the godfather of Russian outsourcing, Alexis Sukharev, is packing his boxes and moving to bigger offices in the city, hoping to help create what could soon be Russia's version of Silicon Valley.

Bendukidze Tries His Magic on Georgia

  • 10 November 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Kakha Bendukidze, the new Georgian economy minister, points out his window in downtown Tbilisi to the shabby refugee hotel framed by a setting sun.

Secret Heroes Also Mourned After Siege

  • 14 September 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
They lived in secret. Their understanding was that they could well die that way, too.

Clinging Together to Speed Healing

  • 09 September 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Alan, who is 7, emerged from surgery with burns over 45 percent of his body, mostly on his legs.

Beer, Free Speech and Homegrown Hip

  • 16 June 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Oleg Tinkov sees himself as something more than Russia's ""beer oligarch,"" as he has been called.

LUKoil Wants Bigger Role on World Stage

  • 01 June 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
By rights, Russia should have a world-class energy company. It has 6 percent of the world's oil reserves and pumps 10 percent of daily global production, rivaling Saudi Arabia.

Khodorkovsky the Jailhouse Lawyer

  • 23 January 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
The food in there is slop, people say, but that is not why Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the country's richest prison inmate, skips lunch. He is just too busy, said a lawyer who visits him almost every day.

Lebedev in Long-Shot Bid for Mayor

  • 05 December 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
In a bulging metropolis peopled by the elite and the destitute, billionaire businessman Alexander Lebedev is waging a come-from-behind campaign for mayor.