Chapt. 108 – 2146 words
Zhorik and Igor duke it out; Putin gets a new adversary
MOSCOW, February 28, 2005 -- 2158 hits
Fistfight between Zhorik and Igor
Igor wets the bed
They head back to S-P
Anti-Putin youth terrify Kremlin
Chapt. 162 – 1908 words
Zhorik discovers fun; what’s killing Russians?
MOSCOW, August 30, 2005 -- 1703 hits
Russian’s biggest worry
Question of survival
Zhorik: One step forward
What’s killing Russians?
A lesson for America?
Chapt. 169 – 2159 words
Zhorik’s teeth bite back; Sergei gone for good
MOSCOW, October 10, 2005 -- 1705 hits
Zhorik: It’s final: No touchee!
He flirts with Army
…but Andrei dissuades him
Backlash: the flu!
Charlatan promises resurrections for kids
Chapt. 179 – 2745 words
Zhorik: two steps forward, one step back
MOSCOW, December 18, 2005 -- 1995 hits
An assist from straight porn
Denis coming back
Zhorik borrows more money
…and ASKS for a blow job
He’s hit the casino!
Potemkin U. wants me
Israel paving way for WW3?
Russian Orthodox adds its lunacy
Chapter 186 - 2581 words
Zhorik and I sample life sans the twins
MOSCOW, February 6, 2006 – 1756 hits
Andrei finally makes his pitch -- for 2 grand
A taste of sweet life with Zhorik sans
Andrei tries to smooth things over
Warning -- coups come quickly
Chapt. 193 – 3000 words
Zhorik marching to army on road of love
MOSCOW, March 27, 2006 -- 2100 hits
Dead phone leads to set-to with Zhorik
My buddy Ned coming to Moscow?
I escape to Anton’s room
Vegetable? leech? Parasite?
A bath together washes it all away
“I’m going into the army.”
Palpable affection, love, reign
Chapt. 203 – 2764 words
Zhorik’s perfidy revealed; Anti-Americanism growing
MOSCOW, June 3, 2006 -- 2396 hits
Igor kicked, beaten, and robbed of dream phone
Intimacy takes a short recess
Volodya discovers Zhorik’s treachery
“Cuckoo’s nest” again preferred punishment for dissenters?
Is Andrei Sh. headed there? Am I in danger of losing visa?
America’s cold war mindset increases Russian hostility
Anti-Americanism: Glue holding Putin’s support together
Gays “got thrashed,” boasts Moscow mayor
Friend Marco, Dubrovnik furnish vacation destination
Chapter 244 – 4,749 words
Zhorik interlude proves frustrating
MOSCOW, April 18, 2007 -- 1768 hits
Cops bust dissenter’s heads on cue
Bureaucratic solution creates market crisis
Efforts continue to stifle dissent
U.S. State Dept. report riles Russians
Long-awaited Zhorik interlude disappointing
…and largely sexless
And then illness strikes
Chapt. 245 – 3,400 words
Zhorik exits; and so do human rights
Monday, April 23, 2007 -- 2183 hits
Russian medics cure Zhorik’s illness
…he leaves for Svetlograd
…and hopefully Novosibirsk
I turn down sex with suspected camera thief
Wall Street Journal: Protest is not a right in Russia
Human rights rapidly deteriorating
Conclusions: Evil Empire is evil again
Russia most dangerous place to fly
Apartment scams spark widespread protests
Med students locked away for safety on Hitler’s b’day
Silver lining: Russians have more sex
Chapt. 269 - 812 words
Zhorik goes berserk and I pick up the tab
MOSCOW, October 16, 2007 -- 1416 hits
Zhorik goes berserk
I pick up the tab
Chapt. 287 – 2,233 words
Zhorik here to celebrate my 75th
MOSCOW, July 7, 2008 -- 1691 hits
My 75th birthday – with Zhorik!
Another ministroke (?)
...makes me consider American alternatives
U.S. landscape a homemade bomb ready to blow?
Swedish research gives "God made me..." a boost