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Margarita Meklina

An author of six books, Leningrad-born MARGARITA MEKLINA came to the U.S. as a refugee and currently resides in San Francisco. A recipient of the Andrei Bely Prize and the Russian Prize, established by the Fund of the First President of Russia Boris Yeltsin, she writes fiction in English and Russian.

The Threat to Russia’s Youth

The world economic crisis had a crushing effect on all countries, but post-Soviet Russia, with Vladimir Putin guiding—if that is the correct term—the country since 1999, either as the president or prime minister, and trying to keep power in his hands indefinitely, was particularly sensitive to this crisis.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2023

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