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The introduction of Pizza Hut to Moscow will also see the introduction of Margy Trcka (pronounced Turch'-ka) from little Coralville, Iowa, to her first taste of life in another country.

Trcka, manager of the Coralville Pizza Hut, is part of a five-member team leaving Aug. 1 to train 300 Soviets to make pizza for the chain's next restaurants."I've never been overseas. It will be quite the adventure for me," she said. "It's kind of a mystery. I can picture myself lying on the beach in Mexico, maybe, but I can't see myself in Moscow."

When she learned last spring that she had been selected from 5,300 managers to make the trip, Trcka enrolled in an eight-week language class.

"The thing I fear most is the language barrier," Trcka said. The management team will train Soviet employees through interpreters.

Pizza Hut, owned by Pepsico Inc., plans to open two restaurants in Moscow by the end of August.

One Pizza Hut will be in surburban Moscow and will seat 325 people. "It's about five times the size of my little Coralville Hut," Trcka said.

The second will be near the recently opened McDonald's and will seat about 80 people.

It won't be the first time Muscovites have been exposed to pizza. Two New Jerseyites, Louis Piancone Sr. of Newark and Ukranian-born entrepreneur Shelley M. Zeiger of Moorestown, entered a joint venture with Soviet officials in 1987 to take the company's Astro Pizza mobile concession truck to Moscow. The truck began selling to tourists and Soviet customers in April 1988.