Igor Golubchik

Igor Golubchik

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Politics

Thousands of miles away, people haggle over policy details, about whether you are a risk and a burden, or an asset full of potential, a victim, or a potential tool of foreign policy, but really they are talking about you, and the days of your life and how you will live them. They don’t know…

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Politics

In March 2012, less than a year before his reelection, Barack Obama was caught on a hot mic assuring Russian President Dmitri Medvedev that he just needed some space and time to comply with Russia’s requests to scale back missile defense. Obama said that after the election, he would “have more flexibility.” Medvedev responded that…

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Politics

If Donald Trump has shown anything during his first eleven days in office, it's that he's a coward with no ideas of his own, who is more than happy to be a puppet for the true president of the United States: Steve Bannon. Sure, Trump acts like he's in charge, but that's because he's too…

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PeoplePublisher's note

Who gets the coolest people for cover stories? We do. Who gets the coolest interviews with those cover stories? We do. Why? Well, first, because we're cool like that, and second (this is actually first) is because we have the coolest, smartest and just hands-down best staff at Russian Chicago magazine. Writers, editors, designers, managers…

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PeoplePublisher's note

"Users average 50 minutes per day on Facebook, Messenger and Instagram" was one of the headlines I've read earlier today. Just in case you're not aware - Facebook owns Instagram. Facebook’s “family of apps” is proving to be a wild success. "While some might have expected it to roll Instagram into Facebook and leave chat…

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PeoplePublisher's note

I'm sitting on a fancy couch in a living room of a 56th floor penthouse suite at Aria in Las Vegas, overlooking the Strip. I see an ocean of people down on the streets, countless lights and video screens. One enormous blur of colors. I'm here for just a couple of days in between Minneapolis…

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