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Chapt. 3 - 1796 words
Rabbit Redux – Stuck With the Glue

MOSCOW, Sept. 27, 2003 -- 2160 hits

The rabbit goes – at last



Chapt. 22 – 2012 words
Russia, land of opportunity – for hustlers

MOSCOW, Nov. 5, 2003 -- 1704 hits

Landlady gives me Misha’s smoking gun
Larceny – Andrei Tioufline
Money replaces communism as Russian ideology
“New Russian” joke – di Caprio in my aquarium



Chapt. 42 - 2270 words
Russian hatred; my paranoia

MOSCOW, February 4, 2004 –- 1535 hits

Danish reporter denied entry for Chechnya reporting
Russians’ hatred of Chechnya
FSB complicity in Moscow bombings
Yegor & I celebrate 6th mo. anniversary



Chapt. 43 - 1307 words
Racist stabbing follows terrorist bomb

MOSCOW, February 11, 2004 -- 1862 hits

Tajik child murdered in S-P
Metro bombing
I worry about Yegor
Joy returns with Little Seryozh
The subject was colds



Chapt. #105 – 1520 words
Russia: “The Place to Be” As Oil Ratchets Down

MOSCOW, February 17, 2005 –- 2074 hits

Andrei crashes the car
Lots of cancellations, but still paying rent
Alexei’s phone call
Losing my lust?
Putin a little frantic over velvet revolutions
Russia “place to be” for peak oil
Bruce Harris’s new painting splurge



Chapt. #147 – 1954 words
Russian Justice? “Equal Opportunity Bribery”

MOSCOW, July 17, 2005 -- 1831 hits

Honest judges? “Relatively”
Honest twins? Relative-ly
Russia, China, order US out of mid-East
China drops “N” word
Barbecue at student Anton’s



Chapt. 161 – 2166 words
Red Queen’s global family; Russia’s energy non-crisis

MOSCOW, August 28, 2005 -- 2114 hits

Red Queen family growing
Good things – even in Russia
U.S. – Russian differences in heating costs
David the barber reappears



Chapt. 232 – 3,915 words
Reunion with Zhorik nails down future

MOSCOW, January 21, 2007 -- 1430 hits

To Siberia and Zhorik
Finding a place to stay
Zhorik in civvies
Bed with Zhorika non-event
Shopping for more civvies
A bath brings everything back
Celebrating Russian Xmas with an orgasm
Back to home sweet home
And mixed reception from Igor



Chapt. 206 – 4199 words
Russian medical ineptitude puts me in funk

MOSCOW, June 25, 2005 -- 5248 hits

Alex and I finally meet for sex – later
Red Queen column accidentally goes to Hong Kong
Russian docs: Surgery now!
New student plays interpreter
…Surgery comes off the menu
Sex tag with Igor continues
At last: Sex with Alex – and Alexander
Basil: Let’s go to St. Pete
Putin anti-corruption drive: political ploy?
Patriotism filling Russian ideology void



Chapt. 209 – 3,378 words
Red Queen gets hacked by terrorists

MOSCOW, July 18, 2006 -- 1778 hits

Killing Chechen terrorist sparks RQ hack
Was the killing really planned?
Or a lucky accident?
PNB gets boot over shoes
Russian appetite for fakes
Well gol-lee! Sex trade is tawdry
Igor fantasy fed by booze
Bicycle adds zest
Peter may buy one too!
Zhorik is stationed “almost in China”
Visa renewed despite friendship with dissident
Former colleague – and HK Harry -- giving up on Russia



Chapt. 211 – 3533 words
Russian response to Euro Court: Shut down NGOs

MOSCOW, July 30, 2006 -- 2036 hits

Moscow shivers while Europe, US, scorch
Bikes prolong life, bad for environment
Euro court forces Russia to face up to sins
…But Russia has other ideas
How to get a law passed in Russia
…And wring more money from hapless Russians
Searching for a pillow in Tivat
…And maybe Slovakia
UK’s Gay Times quotes the Red Queen
Vindictive Russian bureaucracy strikes again
Hugo and Vlad share weapons and suspicion of NGOs



Chapt. 230 – 2466 words
Russia: “most important” events of year don’t include Litvinenko

Moscow, Christmas Day, 2006 -- 1582 hits

Christmas Day 2006 – a non-occasion
Enter: The year of the pig
Sergei’s devotion compensates for a lot
Headed for a reunion with Zhorik
Local thieves strike again
Most significant events of ’06?
Is Igor going to make it to Spain or am I “el Ranger solo”?



Chapt. 247 – 4,350 words
Russian bear roars again on Victory Day

MOSCOW, May 8, 2007 -- 1407 hits

Imperial Russia rumbles over an Estonian monument
Zhorik writes me a love poem…
…While relationship with Igor rides a roller coaster
…that soars into outer space
…which complicates Peter fantasy



Chapt. 267 – 2,213 words
Russian Sputnik launched 50 years ago

MOSCOW, October 2, 2007 -- 1420 hits

Putin’s Youth patrols will keep Russia “stabilized”
While his mysteries preoccupy Russian politics
Igor still in Moldova
Zhorik’s long distance affection persists
“Gemeroi” is a pain in the ass
50th Sputnik anniversary sparks nostalgia



Chapt. 277 - 2869 words
Remodels: The apartment and Sasha

MOSCOW, February 14, 2008 -- 1372 hits

Nice to be missed
Apartment is getting remodeled
Sasha reappears
And revitalizes my life
With Igor a step behind
Zhorik may have serious problems
I vote for Obama



Chapt. 292 - 3,710 words
Russia: “Best Place to Live? - “Bullshit”

MOSCOW, March 30, 2009 -- 1804 hits

Alone-except for Missy and the snow
Progress toward Spain slow against the bureaucracies
Capitalism dying? What will the world look like in 10 years?
What does the economic crisis look like in Russia?
"Russia best place to live in 10 years" - "bullshit"
says student
Kremlin fears revolution – and they may be right, says researcher



Chapt. 295 - 2,548 words
Remembering Russia

Somewhere in Northern Spain, January 27, 2010 -- 2111 hits

Cooking in Spain
Crying over Misha
Russia today -- and why I left
Irina's lover dead -- life is not fair



Chapt. 299 - 2,086 words
Renewing my visa (maybe) in Andorra

Galicia, Spain, March 15, 2010 -- 2086 hits

Fiesta Queen



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