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Compilation, redaction, foreword and commentaries by Akbar Muhammad.

English translation by Stanley Altshuller, Vadim Astrakhan, Tatiana Avash, Vadim Baranovsky, Thomas Beavitt, Yevgeny Bonver, de Cate and Nav­rozov, Vyacheslav Chetin, Vyache­slav Chistyakov, Eugeny Derbarmdiker, Julie Deshtor, Jack Doughty, Arthur Durando and Irina Popova, Serge Elnitsky, Bill Ever­ett, Eugenia Fuchs, Boris Gendelev, Svetlana Gulin, Vladimir Gurvich, Bruce and Kathryn Hamilton, Andrey Kneller, Eugeny Koshelev, Edward Leit­man, Olga Mo­na, Akbar Mu­ham­mad, Stas and Mar­gar­et Po­rokh­nya, Oleg Roderik, Sergey Roy, Pavlo Shos­tak, Dmitry Sivan, Eugeny Sarkisyants, Alex Sokolov, Yevgeny Sokolovsky, George Tokarev, Alex Tol­kach­ev, Mika Tubinshlak, Natalia Tverskova, Alec Vagapov, Tamara Var­dom­skaya, Daria Verzh­bov­sky, Eugenia Weinstein, Ilya Yakubovich, Dmitry Yef­re­mov, Anna Zaigraeva and anon­y­mous authors.

Russian translation by Tatiana Chernyshova, Roman Dubrovkin, Vyacheslav Ivanov, Maria Karp, El’ga Linetskaya, Nonna Slepakova, Sergey Stepanov and Eugeny Vitkovsky.

In Valery Belozerov’s poem “The Ship”, Alexander Galich’s song “Slowly clouds float cross the sky...”, Igor Girkin’s poems “What know you about war, comrade?..”, “At present I’ve been through with battles...”, “Bound Rossia appealed to her sons...” and “The Destinies of Officer”, Alexander Gorodnitsky’s songs “A Song of Submariners” and “Atlantes”, Sergey Gre­ben­nikov’s song “The Tired Submarine”, Rudyard Kipling’s poems “A Canadian Memorial”, “The Fabulists”, “The Bride­groom”, “Road-Song of the Bandar-Log”, “The Love Song of Har Dyal” and “The Appeal”, Raisa Kudasheva’s song “A fir-tree, green and little...”, Bulat Okudzhava’s song “A Pirate Lyrical Song”, Alexander Pushkin’s poems “On the Death of Pompeii” and “The Poet and the Fools”, Stanislav Slutsker’s songs “The Russian Columbuses”, “Albatrosses”, “Kursk” and “The Steel Fellows”, Eduard Uspensky’s song “The Blue Railcar”, Yury Vizbor’s song “Fann Mountains”, Alexander Zharov’s song “A Good-Looking Girl”, and the sailor songs “Now we don’t hear the sound of the sea...”, “The Beginners”, “The Old-Timers Go Home” and “The Submarine”.the commentaries, there are used poems and songs by Valery Belozerov, Alexander Galich, Igor Girkin, Al­ex­an­der Gorodnitsky, Sergey Grebennikov, Rud­yard Kipling, Raisa Ku­da­sheva, Bulat Okudzhava, Alexander Pushkin, Stanislav Slutsker, Eduard Uspensky, Yury Vizbor, Alexander Zharov and anon­y­mous authors, and excerpts from John Donne and Por­phyry Ivanov’s works.

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