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Sweet Wine and Sour Water

The mineral water spa resort town of Kislovodsk makes for a health-giving getaway.

Ask the Frequent Flyer

Milolika Pavlyuchenko, general director of Khirurgiya Krasoty plastic surgery and cosmetology clinic.

Diminutive Dastarkhan

Skazochny Dastarkhan is the kind of place that expats tend to love. It's democratic, inexpensive and serves what amounts to the local equivalent of your neighborhood Chinese back home -- Uzbek food.

Likbez: Melon Season

Moscow is now flooded with delicious watermelons and cantaloupes -- but it pays to choose wisely. Here's how.

Reforms Before Family

The newly appointed prime minister, Viktor Zubkov, told journalists in Sochi on Tuesday that acting Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov had submitted a letter of resignation to President Vladimir Putin.

Take the High Road Against Corruption

Anatoly Serdyukov has resigned as defense minister for the right reason. His father-in-law is the new prime minister. The appearance of nepotism is never good, but it threatens to be lethal when the relatives involved are anti-corruption campaigners.

A Candidate with a Perfect Soviet Profile

Is it possible to use the Kremlin's administrative, media and public relations resources so that an unknown such as Viktor Zubkov can be elected president in March 2008?

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