Famous Soviet Russians I’ve Colluded With

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I have to tell you that I love reading Vassar Bushmills’ essays in particular, essays about the roads traveled by Vassar and the people he met.along the way.  Enjoy.

Vassar Bushmills

The Russians and Democrats are not the same. I’ve actually known honorable Russians.

In 1991 I met a man from the USSR named Valentin Suchkov. I was working with a Ukrainian trading company in Cincinnati, headed by a man named Vechilev, from Kharkov. Mr Suchkov was leading a trade delegation from Gorkiy, a well-known “closed city” and the internal exile home of the Soviet refusenik, Andrei Sakharov, who had only died the year before in Moscow. Vechilev only told me that Mr Suchkov headed an oil and gas company in Russia and was using his firm to sign blank invoices for services rendered that would allow them to buy American gifts for family back home.

A short, stocky man…

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