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There are a few pieces from Andrei Martyanov that should be taken into account, specifically this:  http://smoothiex12.blogspot.com/2022/03/sadly-only-in-russian.html

The video that he quotes is frustrating, but with a little perseverance and patience, can be parsed and understood with English sub-titles turned on.

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