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May 10

By Irina Bukharin

This week Russians hit the streets, waterways, and air for all sorts of occasions.

May 9

By Sasha Sokolova

Artist Sasha Sokolova has undertaken a personal, artistic and cultural project to document the daily life of Russia’s remaining war veterans.

April 26

By Irina Bukharin

Featuring “poisonous” cooking oil, the finest pothole you’ve ever seen, and paper planes of protest.



How to Live 100 Russian Years

Russian Life Calendars

The 22 heroes in this volume were all born in 1917 – Russia’s year of revolution. They lived through Civil War, Collectivization, World War II, the Cold War, and the collapse of the USSR. Indeed, their lives are a living reflection of the past Russian century, and their stories show us a side of history not available in any other resource.

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Featured Events

A few events outside Russia that are of interest to Russophiles. See the full list.

July 21

Russian Folk musicians from all over the world will convene in Valley Forge to participate in workshops consisting of musical instruction, performance, folk dancing, folk chorus, mini-concerts and ...

THROUGH June 30

Russian Master Iconographer, educator and lecturer Marina Forbes will offer "The Art of Icon Painting" workshops in Rochester, NH at the New England language Center's Art Galler...

May 31

Join us at The Museum of Russian Art for A Conversation with Sergey Mironenko. Between 1992 and 2016, Mironenko was Director of the State Archive of the Russian Federation. His tenure at the State ...



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The documentary film for our Children of 1917 project has been released! Watch the trailer and pre-order streaming access now.


Featured Stories

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July 1

By Eugenia Sokolskaya

How many characters are in Tolstoy's War and Peace? Could it have been any shorter? Did Tolstoy himself love it or hate it? Find out the answers to these – and more! – que...

February 6

By Paul E. Richardson

Whether you are a budding translator of Russian-English texts, are reading Russian literature in the original, or just want to improve your Russian, there are countless resources waiting for you on...

January 10

It is a common trope that Russians never smile. Which of course is interpreted to mean they are unfriendly, gloomy, sullen – positively Dostoyevskian. This, of course, is a complete misr...



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