Who are we?
—Sergey Zalygin, “God Solzhenitsyna” (The year of Solzhenitsyn),Novy mir1, January 1990: 234
Where are we? Who are we? What do we want?
—Gennady Lisichkin, “Myfy i real’nost’” (Myths and reality), in Kh. Kobo, ed.,Osmyslit’ kul’t Stalina(To comprehend Stalin’s cult), Moscow: Progress, 1989: 247
Something always prevents us from giving an honest and merciless answer to the questions: who are we and where are we today?
—Viktor Krivorotov, “Russkiy put’” (The Russian path),Znamya9, September 1990: 186
The curtain has risen—and we have seen ourselves.
—Mikhail Gefter, “Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov: In memoriam,...