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This book tells the story of the Russian-speaking community of Ireland, as well as the links, historical and current, between Ireland and Russia, which have recently developed rapidly and have the potential to become even stronger in the future.
Nowadays the Irishman, Peter Edmund Lacy, born in Limerick, is considered one of Russia’s greatest generals.
Séamus Martin was born in 1942 in Dublin and worked for six years as Irish Times correspondent in Russia. He was the only Irish journalist to witness at first hand the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. He also covered events in the October of 1993, both Chechen wars, the explosions of apartment buildings in Moscow in 1999, presidential elections and many more news affairs. in his weekly Moscow Letter made Irish readers aware of general life in Russia. He is now retired.