After returning to his homeland for a four-month visit, Maksim Frank-Kamenetsky, a Soviet-born biophysicist who lives in Boston, penned the following open letter to Russians. (The letter in the original Russian can be accessed here. Read a more in-depth story about the letter here.)
Just before New Year's Eve I flew home, to Boston. I left Russia for good 21 years ago, but over these years I have often returned for short periods of time, and I spent the whole of last fall in Moscow.