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'To Russia With Love:' Muscovites Flock to James Bond Showi
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James Brooke
June 26, 2014 4:39 PM
During the Soviet era, watching a James Bond film in Russia could lead to a jail sentence. Despite the ban, many were able to catch bootleg copies during the thawing of the Cold War in the 1980s. This developed into a Russian love affair with the foreign agent. James Brooke reports from Moscow.

'To Russia With Love:' Muscovites Flock to James Bond Show

James Brooke

Published June 26, 2014

During the Soviet era, watching a James Bond film in Russia could lead to a jail sentence. Despite the ban, many were able to catch bootleg copies during the thawing of the Cold War in the 1980s. This developed into a Russian love affair with the foreign agent. James Brooke reports from Moscow.


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by: Goldingen from: Mittawa
June 27, 2014 11:00 AM
The organizer of the show in Moscow was probably Ms Roza Khleb herself.