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By Irina Bukharin

This week is all about the places where Russians and new cultural phenomena meet, for better and for worse.

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This week goes intergalactic with a moon colony, two jedi masters, and several unhappy taxi drivers.

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We have a trio of uplifting stories this week: a Russian rapper freed, a Russian beauty turned royalty, and a literal (and strange) military lift.



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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.

THROUGH February 10

The exhibition From Non-Conformism to Feminisms: Russian Women Artists from the Kolodzei Art Foundation is a selection from the Kolodzei Collection of Russian and Eastern Euro...

THROUGH January 13

Timofey Kulyabin's Golden Mask Award winning Onegin removes all expectations of Pushkin's novel in verse and places you not in some historical epoch, but in today's world, immersed in the...

March 2

Mikhail Pletnev conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert in Davis, CA features works by Rachmaninov.



RESILIENCE Now Showing!

The documentary film for our Children of 1917 project has been released! Watch the trailer and stream the film online now.


Featured Stories

A few of our most popular items. See all stories.

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...

November 18

By Letitia Rydjeski

America is a land built by immigrants. We researched famous Americans with Russian roots and offer this compilation.

November 19

By Letitia Rydjeski

Studying Russian and finding it a bit challenging? You are not alone. Check out our list of famous people who have studied Russian, and find some fellow-sufferers...



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