Articles by Joe Adamov



All About Prostitution, Archeology in Armenia

Harry Whitworth of London wrote this week saying he had heard that prostitution is widespread in Russia.

Olympic Achievement, Diamonds and Lenin

Maurice and Lynette Quinn of New Zealand congratulate Russia’s achievements in the Olympic Games.

Aviation History Tidbits And Perception of U.S.

People have an image of pre-Revolutionary Russia as a backward agricultural society. But that's not so.

On Low Wages, Smokes And Country’s Climate

What has shocked me the most in the past year? The fact that a cleaning woman earns $6.70 a month.

Our National Anthem, Mafia, Anti-Semitism

We've been hearing our new national anthem frequently enough over the last couple of weeks.

The Results and Roots Of War in Chechnya

George Abraham asked a question that is on the mind of many Russians: When will the war in Chechnia end?

Nazis Near Moscow, Helpful Tsars, Tunnels

Hitler's army stood at the doors of Moscow in 1941 and then suffered a major defeat from the Russia.

Some Hard Facts About Life in the Soviet Period

One of the biggest stories coming out of this country today is what is happening with our economy.

Gun-Related Crimes, Monsters and Big Bells

William Kerr, of Halifax, Canada, asked specifically for statistics on gun-related crimes.

Listeners, Like Readers, Thirst for Kursk News

Some of our listeners expressed profound concern for our men in the nuclear submarine Kursk.

KGB and Jurassic Park, Gorbie and Lend-Lease

William Kerr of Halifax, Nova Scotia, was interested in a couple of things related to the KGB.

New Plane, Gershwin And Beer's Popularity

After July's Concorde crash, Canadian William Kerr asked about the new supersonic Tupolev airliner.

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Nikitin Case in Limbo, Like Lenin's Dead Body

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Children, Politics and Cheap Alaskan Gold

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Freedoms Forgotten in Face of General Misery

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Suicide Bombs, Korea And Statuesque Soviets

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Radio, Rifles in the MixWith Soviet Memories

MOSCOW MAILBAG: National Minorities, State Religion, Ecology

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Clinton's Call-in Show, Millions of Soviet Dead

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Listeners Seek Stats on Crime, Kids, Colleges

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Arms Sales, Borrowing And Paulus' Surrender

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Democratic Elections, China, Atomic Bombs

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Moon Rovers, Soviet Utopia, Young Moscow

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Heroes, Monuments And the Imperial Eagle

MAILBAG: Samantha Smith, Lenin And Double Standards

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Olympics, Airplanes And Enigmatic Bears

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Siberian Tigers, Railroad Add to Lore of Vast Land

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Eye Transplant Gives Hope for the Blind

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Voice of Russia's Voices That Came From Afar

MOSCOW MAILBAG: Wines, Champagnes And Historical Change