here is the ideal guide for those taking part in the booming travel-to-Russia market. Written by a knowledgeable American Professor and frequent visitor to the Soviet Union, it covers in depth the most often visited cities - Moscow, Leningrad and Kiev - and provides a wealth of information on secondary cities, such as Odessa, Novgorod, Volgograd and others. Lydle Brinkle incorporates practical information of use to the tourist with historical and geographical narrative to explain the significance of what is seen and observed. An appendix describes and provides pertinent information on more than three dozen Soviet cities where tourists are permitted. The texture and rhythm of life in the Soviet Union herein described will provide even the armchair traveller with a fascinating and satisfying adventure.