"But Moses, if I let your people go I'll have to let everybody's people go."
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"Mr. Bush, this is Vytautas Landsbergis, in Vilnius. Guess what."
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"Let's have no discord, hon. We'd be playing right into the hands of the Russians."
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"It's time we have a little chat."
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"I'll start with the arugula-and-goat-cheese salad, and then I'll have the blackened wolf."
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Russian Soap Opera
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"In addition to our house vodka, we carry these distinctive imports: Gilbey's, Gordon's, Wolfschmidt, and Fleichmann's."
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"Good evening, this is Georgi Avelov, your anchorcomrade."
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"All the kids have noticed that Mom wears Russian Army boots."
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"You know, I've never actually seen your birth certificate."
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Cold War Stories
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"I'd better bring in my plants."
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"He's moving his campaign headquarters back to Paris. He wants to be closer to the French people."
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"We won again, and guess what? A Russian oligarch wants to buy us!"
"You've got to admire the way George Bush congratulated Kohl and Gorbachev for working things out."
A family is chased by a pack of wild dogs at a drive-thru in Russia.
"Tell Mr. Yeltsin I'd be delighted. Minister of what?"
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A store in the Soviet Union lists its other locations; three are in Russia cities while the other three are in Western ones.
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"Morgan has been converted from a Republican to a Yeltsin Democrat."
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"Eat your borscht. Don't you want to be President of the Soviet Union when you grow up?"
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"You are happy, contented, and have no complaints."
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"What was it like, nabbing Reds?"
The American Tearoom, Moscow
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"Say it with Pierogies"
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Ivan the Terrible Twos
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