Originally from Dublin, Dan is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and University College London with an interest in the politics, history and culture of Russia and the former Soviet Union. He currently resides in London.
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Latest posts by Daniel Alan Kennedy from January, 2014
While the translation is labelled as "unofficial," Russia watchers were somewhat taken aback that a homophobic slur could end up on a government website.
Of all of the writers to have captured the Russian imagination, there is perhaps none greater than Arthur Conan Doyle, the Scottish creator of the "Sherlock Holmes" stories.