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Issue #5 Cover

This is the cover of The eXile Issue #5, published in April 1997.

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Death Porn: Duma Downsizing

Great idea for a horror movie; the support staff of the Russian Duma goes away for a weekend to a cabin on a lake, only to be murdered one after another by an axe-wielding psychopath in a hockey mask. Low-budget,…

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Comic Strip: So You're New to Moscow?

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Knock-Knock: The eXile Chernomyrdin Charity Fund

It’s been a rough week for Russia’s Prime Minister, Victor Stepanovich Chernomyrdin. How rough? Well, as it turns out, he’s not worth 5 billion dollars, as alleged by United States’ Republican Congressman Henry Hyde. Nuh-uh. Hyde was just behaving like…

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Limonov Files: Whips & Castrations — A Guide to Russian Cults

On the walls of ugly sleeping quarters of Moscow, of all those Tchertanovos, Khimki-Khovrinos Belyaevos and Orekhovos, on the old fences here and there still possible to find the faded away posters. Young attractive woman, wearing some strange-looking, museum Egyptian-style…

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Russia's Cultists: Ascetics in Secret Underwear

On March 27, when news first filtered into Moscow that 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate cult, a gang of Trekkoid computer geeks in San Diego, had “shed their containers” in a suicidal bid to reach the “Higher Level,” eXpats…

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Issue #4 Cover

This is the cover of The eXile Issue #4, published in April 1997.

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