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"I talked Vladi into skipping the transition to democracy in his country and just shooting straight over here with me."
"We won again, and guess what? A Russian oligarch wants to buy us!"
"The changes are coming much too fast—I never dreamed I'd see the hully gully in Estonia."
"You've got to admire the way George Bush congratulated Kohl and Gorbachev for working things out."
"What do you think? Will we be happier being an independent state within the Commonwealth than we were as a republic of the Soviet Union?"
"He's moving his campaign headquarters back to Paris. He wants to be closer to the French people."
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"Interesting guy. He predicted the collapse this year of the Mets, the Giants, and the Soviet Union."
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"Tell Mr. Yeltsin I'd be delighted. Minister of what?"
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Soon To Be Published Pictures Of Yeltsin
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"In addition to our house vodka, we carry these distinctive imports: Gilbey's, Gordon's, Wolfschmidt, and Fleichmann's."
Tags:vodka, vodkas, vodka brand, vodka brands, russia, russian, russian bar, russian bars, bartender, bartenders, bar, bars, drinks, drinking, pub, pubs, cocktail lounge, cocktail, cocktails, cocktail bar, cocktail bars, bar conversation, bar conversations, alcohol, alcohols, vodka varieties, top shelf, liquor, liquors, liqueur, liqueurs, vodka shot, vodka shots, winter, cold, russian vodka
"Eat your borscht. Don't you want to be President of the Soviet Union when you grow up?"
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'Let's hear you talk the talk... can you say 'No' in Spanish, Russian, French, German, Chinese, Thai...?'
"You are happy, contented, and have no complaints."
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The American Tearoom, Moscow
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"Good evening, this is Georgi Avelov, your anchorcomrade."
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"I'll start with the arugula-and-goat-cheese salad, and then I'll have the blackened wolf."
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"You know, I've never actually seen your birth certificate."
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"But Moses, if I let your people go I'll have to let everybody's people go."
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"You want to bring a class-action suit? Are you out of your mind?"
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"Ralph Lauren says that, come fall, the Russian look will be huge."
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"Mr. Bush, this is Vytautas Landsbergis, in Vilnius. Guess what."
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