Articles by Leonid Bershidsky



No Illusions Left, I'm Leaving Russia

Disillusioned by Russia's drift away from Europe, prominent journalist and editor Leonid Bershidsky has finally decided to emigrate.

Film Studios Handed Sell-Off Plan

President Vladimir Putin has signed two decrees intended to revitalize the film industry by allowing the privatization of studios and setting up a system of film distribution.

Deripaska Barred From Davos

A prestigious financial roundtable kicked off in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday with only one of the 2,000 or so invited luminaries declared personal non grata.

ROUND TABLE: Offshore Funds Won't Go Begging After Nauru

VIEW FROM VEDOMOSTI:Nurtured by Tolling System, Russian Textiles Set to Boom

VIEW FROM VEDOMOSTI:'Taxman' Putin Lifts a Few Lines From Beatles' Songs

VIEW FROM VEDOMOSTI:Soviet-Era Nostalgia Brands: Still Popular, But Doomed

VIEW FROM VEDOMOSTI:Roman Abramovich's Cash Brings Hope to Chukotka

VIEW FROM VEDOMOSTI: Banking Dinosaurs Rise Up From Ashes of August Crisis

INSIDE FINANCE: Tolling Hurts Russia's Coffers But Isn't Likely to End Soon

VIEW FROM VEDOMOSTI: Proton and Soviet Economy Mystically Allergic to Money

VIEW FROM VEDOMOSTI: Oil Companies Taking New Approach to Windfall Profits

INSIDE FINANCE: Bankruptcy Developments Are on Bright Side of Death

THE VIEW FROM VEDOMOSTI: Great in Theory, 'Euroruble' Would be Political

FIFTH COLUMN: Investment By Foreigners Still Alive and Well

FIFTH COLUMN: Every Dog Has Its Day, Even Russia

FIFTH COLUMN: Terrorism's Xenophobic Blame Game

FIFTH COLUMN: Trading Places For Attack on Western Papers

FIFTH COLUMN: A Pristine Reputation Besmirched

FIFTH COLUMN: Aksyonenko A Devotee of Krishnamurti

FIFTH COLUMN:Middle Class's Death Greatly Exaggerated

FIFTH COLUMN: Daydreams of Points Abroad Are Specific

FIFTH COLUMN: English Adds Spice to New Russian Novel

FIFTH COLUMN: Erratic Yeltsin Drew Potential Exile Back East

FIFTH COLUMN: Native Tongue No Match for Modern Life

FIFTH COLUMN: Behind Smiles, People Are Still Worlds Apart

FIFTH COLUMN: Heading West Without Ever Leaving Home

INSIDE RUSSIA: Travelers Find Western Ways Hard to Shake

FIFTH COLUMN: New Russia Breeds New Type of Exile

MEDIA WATCH: Good-bye, It Was Great Fun