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Richard Pipes

Richard Pipes is Professor of History Emeritus at Harvard. He is the ­author of numerous books, including The Russian Revolution, Russia Under the Old Regime, and, most recently, Alexander Yakovlev: The Man Whose Ideas Delivered Russia from Communism. (October 2016)

A Star of David on a broken apartment block window, Birobidzhan, Jewish Autonomous Region, Russia, 1999

The Sad Fate of Birobidzhan

Where the Jews Aren’t: The Sad and Absurd Story of Birobidzhan, Russia’s Jewish Autonomous Region

by Masha Gessen

October 27, 2016 issue

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