One by one, they came up to the microphone and addressed the bearded man sitting onstage with his wife and two sons.
! "How do you see the future of our culture?" asked a teacher from the local Railroad Institute. "Is there a danger of extreme nationalism?"
"Thank you for deciding to return to us at the most difficult moment in our history," said a journalist. "If you meet Boris Yeltsin, let him know he should do more to build up Russia."
"They don't know what is going on in Russia," complained a lawyer. "The bureaucracy is tainted by the mafia....