Selections from Moscow’s Argument & Fact which, with a circulation of 15 million, is the world's most widely read newspaper.
I am 85 years old. I'm in love with the TV serial
"Los Ricos Tambien Lloran" —"The Rich Also Weep"—
and I'm not sure I'll live to see the end.
I promise to leave my legacy to the person who can
tell me when and how it ends.
—Address & Name Published
I know 86 methods of fraud.
I will trade one for another
or sell the entire collection.
I am sick. I can't walk or go out far.
Doctors say a cure is possible if I can have
someone close to love.
I'd like to meet a man who will love me as I am.
I am 18 years old.
I can do everything with my hands:
cook food, wash clothes, clean an apartment.
Who are you? Student? Soldier?
Released from prison? Orphan?
Be a kind man. Be close to me.
Phone Number & Address Published
A drunk doctor in an ambulance dragged me
when I was unconscious to the morgue.
When I woke up I saw Terrible Things.
I will tell all to all who want to hear.
I'm looking for partners in a mobile slaughterhouse.
When private slaughterhouses kill their livestock
they lose the stomach and the blood.
I have an idea for a better system. Contact me at...
—His family name, "Conovoleev",
translates roughly as "horse doctor".
I did my time in prison for killing my unfaithful wife.
I've taken my daughters from a boarding school
and want to begin a new life.
Family and friends have turned away from me.
I want to find other people who've had troubles
to help me start again.
Merciful & kind Allah will help you
on Judgment Day.
I am 112. I feel great.
My loving wife is 106.
We've been married for 90 years.
For all those who want the secret of this life
—Address given for Tblisi, Georgia,
which I've since unfortunately misplaced.
-- Bruce Isaacson