In The Magazine

Rewriting the Code

Rewriting the Code

How salt riots and a young tsar led to a Zemsky Sobor and a new body of laws, The Council Code.
The Freedom Factory

The Freedom Factory

The story of a real-life military factory told through monologues collected from anonymized workers, managers, and engineers. (novel excerpt)
Grampa Krylov

Grampa Krylov

Russia’s best known poet was born 250 years ago, and his last name was not Pushkin.
Readings

Readings

Living on ice, the boorocracy, profiling perps, naming cities, and where smoking holds sway.
Join Our Tribe

Books

Popular Articles

Woe From Wit (bilingual)
June 20, 2017

Woe From Wit (bilingual)

One of the most famous works of Russian literature, the four-act comedy in verse Woe from Wit skewers staid, nineteenth century Russian society, and it positively teems with “winged phrases” that are essential colloquialisms for students of Russian and Russian culture.

Events for Russophiles

Russian Tea
January 19, 2019

Russian Tea

The New England Language Center Art Gallery | Rochester, NH

Local artist, historian and educator Marina Forbes will host a traditional Russian tea party at the at The New England Language Center Art Gallery (16 Hillside Drive in Rochester, NH) in Rochester, NH.

54th Petroushka Ball
February 08, 2019

54th Petroushka Ball

The Plaza Hotel | New York, New York

Since its inception in 1965, the Petroushka Ball has been one of New York's most important Russian-American events, attended by over 700 guests representing business, artistic and diplomatic spheres.

Inside the Beehive: Art of Garen Bedrossian
September 15, 2018 to February 10, 2019

Inside the Beehive: Art of Garen Bedrossian

The Museum of Russian Art | Minneapolis, MN

Garen Bedrossian’s paintings and sculptures question the relationship of humans and their environment.  In a fascinating project, the artist  partnered with honey bee colonies,  a highly organized and efficient society, to create unique works of art.

Russian National Orchestra in Concert
February 10, 2019

Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Kravis Center | West Palm Beach, FL

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert features works by Rachmaninov.

Russian-Language Gallery Tour: American Art
February 10, 2019

Russian-Language Gallery Tour: American Art

Brooklyn Museum | Brooklyn, NY

Join a Museum Guide for a free Russian-language tour exploring our American Art galleries. Russian-Language Tours take place on the second Sunday of each month at 3 pm.

Russian National Orchestra in Concert
February 12, 2019

Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Barbara B. Mann Hall | Fort Myers, FL

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert features works by Rachmaninov.

Russian National Orchestra in Concert
February 14, 2019

Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Indian River Symphonic Association | Vero Beach, FL

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert features works by Rachmaninov and Chopin.

Russian National Orchestra in Concert
February 15, 2019

Russian National Orchestra in Concert

University of Florida | Gainesville, FL

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert features works by Rachmaninov.

Russian National Orchestra in Concert
February 16, 2019

Russian National Orchestra in Concert

Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College | St. Augustine, FL

Kirill Karabits conducts the Russian National Orchestra during its February 2019 tour across the US. This concert features works by Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, and Glazunov.

Views from the Eastern Front: Russian Modernism and the Great War
November 12, 2018 to February 17, 2019

Views from the Eastern Front: Russian Modernism and the Great War

Amherst Center for Russian Culture | Amherst, MA

This exhibition presents works by Russian avant-garde artists and symbolist poets and explores the ways in which Russian modernists engaged with and reflected on themes of war, violence and destruction during World War I.

About Us

Russian Life is a 29-year-young, award-winning publishing house that creates a bimonthly magazine, books, maps, and other products for Russophiles the world over.

Our Contacts

Russian Life
PO Box 567
Montpelier VT 05601-0567

800-639-4301
802-223-4955