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Luxury Supermarket Gourmanoff Underlines Change in Brighton Beach

With its gilded chandeliers and valet parking, the newly opened supermarket Gourmanoff is a glittering symbol of the growing income disparities in Brighton Beach.

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A Neighborhood Advocate Waits Out the Storm

The head of a nonprofit offering social services in Brighton Beach won’t let the impacts of Hurricane Sandy stand between her and her job.

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Ukrainian restaurant still thriving in New York’s East Village

Veselka has evolved with the times in order to remain an East Village staple–even though most Ukrainians have left the area.

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Hurricane Sandy Devastates Sheepshead Bay Business Owners

Small businesses run by immigrants from the former Soviet Union are struggling to get back on their feet in Sandy’s aftermath.

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Election Language Barrier for Russian Speakers in New York City

Governor Cuomo’s quiet veto means ballots and instructions in Tuesday’s election won’t be translated into Russian – again.

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Anti Putin Protests in Russia

Russians in New York Vote in Opposition Elections

Russians headed to a Manhattan polling station to register to vote in what opposition movement leaders said would be a freer and fairer election than those held under Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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