My Mom‘s farewell to Russia
A disclaimer: I write a lot about Russia these days (for obvious reasons) and I don’t want to appear self-centered, in light of the terrible suffering of the Ukranian people. I hope some of my stories are interesting to the extent all of our life stories are interesting, especially when their script gets impacted by important historic events.
So, my Mom has been very stubborn on the topic of moving to America and “stubborn” is an understatement.
In her political views, she’s of an extreme kind — she has loathed Putin from the day she saw him on TV for the…