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What this exercise illustrates, for me, is to what extent the former Soviet Union is still a geopolitical unit and the fact that I had more or less stopped thinking of it as one.

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Tue May 27th, 2008 at 04:53:07 AM EST

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