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    Vadim Kamkalov, CEO of Protokoll Taproom, Friedrichshain

    February 18, 2019

    Vadim Kamkalov is the founder and owner of Protokoll Taproom, an international (and Russian) craft beer bar in Friedrichshain. We talked to the craft beer enthusiast about Russian craft beer, his journey to Berlin and why Vladimir Nabokov’s late father left him with an extraordinary feeling about being Russian in Berlin. Where did you grow up? I was born and raised in Daugavpils at the Western border of the USSR. Back then, it was one of the industrial and military…

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  • Vladislav Overchuk, Booking Agent, Schöneberg

    Vladislav Overchuk, Booking Agent, Schöneberg

    A born Leningrader, Vladislav Overchuk grew up in the typical outskirts of Saint-Petersburg, which he defines as ‘a pretty asocial neighbourhood’. Easily got accepted to the Saint-Petersburg State University for German studies and on…

    December 4, 2018
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    Artem Hein, Owner of Vater Bar, Neukölln

    So Ladies, this is Artem. Artem is Russian-German and came from Russia to Germany when he was only 9 years old. To Berlin he moved five years ago. “There is no one Berlin”, he…

    July 20, 2014