PALAZCHENKO, Pavel. Russian, b. 1949. Genres: Autobiography/ Memoirs. Career: Russian interpreter of English. Interpreter for United Nations and other employers; USSR Foreign Ministry, civil servant, worked for President Mikhail Gorbachev; Moscow Linguistic University (formerly Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages), Moscow, teacher; Gorbachev Foundation, consultant. Freelance interpreter. Publications: My Years with Gorbachev and Shevardnadze: The Memoir of a Soviet Interpreter, 1997. Address: c/o Penn State University Press, 820 N. University Dr., University Park, PA 16802, U.S.A.