Russian names—with the exception of place names, such as Moscow, which have a commonly used English form—and titles of journals, newspapers, etc. have been transliterated in accordance with the Library of Congress system, without diacritics.
The titles of journals and newspapers are given in transliteration, and are not translated. Titles of books and poems are given in transliterated form, with translations.
Unless otherwise indicated, all translations are by the author.