Arts Jun 20

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Photos from ‘My Perestroika,’ Then and Now

"My Perestroika," a documentary by Robin Hessman, follows five ordinary Russians who lived through extraordinary times. Borya, Olga, Andrei, Ruslan, and Lyuba reflect on their Soviet childhoods and navigate today's ever-changing post-Soviet Russia.

Russia ordered a halt to military action in Georgia after five days of clashes over the breakaway region of South Ossetia, but reports continued to emerge of lingering fighting between Russian and Georgian troops.