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By Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky

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The stakes are wildly excessive in Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky’s tremendous and blackly comedian philosophical fables, which abound in nested narratives and wild paradoxes. This new choice of 11 mind-bending and spellbinding stories contains a few of Krzhizhanovsky’s so much astounding conceits: a provincial journalist who strikes to Moscow unearths his life ate up by way of the autobiography of his room’s earlier occupant; the palms of a celebrated pianist’s correct hand run away to spend an evening by myself at the urban streets; a man’s lifelong quest to chunk his personal elbow conjures up either a highly well known circus act and a brand new refutation of Kant. traditional fact cracks open earlier than our eyes within the pages of Autobiography of a Corpse, and the extreme spills out.

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CEP-950418. 30 CEDR, August 28, 2008, Doc. No. CEP-950470. 31 Open Source Center. Central Eurasia: Daily Report (hereafter CEDR), September 28, 2008, Doc. No. CEP950425; CEP-950440. 32 Conor Humphries, ―Russia Establishes Ties with Georgia Regions,‖ Agence France-Presse, September 9, 2008; ―Russia to Base 7,600 Troops in Georgian Regions,‖ Deutsche Presse-Agentur, September 9, 2008. 33 James Blitz, ―NATO Head Attacks EU‘s Georgia Deal,‖ Financial Times, September 14, 2008. 34 US Department of State.

We see [Russia‘s] intention of establishing bases there.... And it is crystal clear that we do not agree with Russia there. We fundamentally disagree. Does that mean that this measured reengagement with Russia should stop for that reason? ‘ Because we should use the NATO-Russia Council ... ‖ He stressed that the United States has ―a continuing security relationship with Georgia. We‘re involved in training. We are involved in military reform in Georgia. ‖125 Congressional Response Congress has long been at the forefront in US support for Georgia, including humanitarian, security, and democratization assistance as well as support for conflict resolution.

68. Similarly, some members of the COE advocated suspending Russia‘s voting rights in the organization because of its violations of membership commitments on human rights. However, other members argued that Georgia also had violated commitments on human rights. 69 On September 15, 2008, the EU External Relations Council decided on the mandate, composition, and financing of the EU mission to Georgia. The Council, composed of foreign ministers of the EU states, decided that at least 200 civilian observers would be deployed to the buffer zones around Abkhazia and South Ossetia by October 1.

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