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Maria Kolesnikova

22 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Maria Kolesnikova Maria Kolesnikova is a journalist who lives in Moscow and works for Bloomberg. She was a visiting scholar at New York University's Department of Journalism, and taught at the Rostov State University for seven years. For one year she was managing editor of Russian Life.


Coming Clean

Russian Life: May/June 2007
Russians may finally be taking heed of copyright laws, both with regard to software and movies.
Author: Maria Kolesnikova
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Surkov's National Idea

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2007
Vladislav Surkov is the Kremlin's chief ideologist. And his thoughts and speeches are now being used to teach university students about the new National Idea.
Author: Maria Kolesnikova
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Game Over

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2007
Russia is banning gambling in the cities. What is next? Apparently a Las Vegas in Siberia...
Author: Maria Kolesnikova
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Rediscovering Antarctica

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2007
Nearly two centuries after discovering Antarctica’s frigid frontiers, Russia is hoping its oil-forged riches can help it reclaim its position as the southern continent’s leading explorer.
Author: Maria Kolesnikova
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Anna Politkovskaya Murdered

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2006
We report on the signal assassination of leading investigative reporter Anna Politkovskaya.
Author: Maria Kolesnikova
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The Barefoot Shoemaker

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2006
Despite having some of the world's largest oil and gas reserves and being a huge energy exporter, Russia faces the prospect of energy shortages this winter and many winters to come.
Author: Maria Kolesnikova
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Back to School

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2006
Looking back on how the first day of school (and the school year) has changed since the Soviet era.
Author: Maria Kolesnikova
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Moscow The Expensive

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2006
There are really two Moscows: one for expats and one for residents, but both are expensive.
Author: Maria Kolesnikova
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The Treasury of Russian Art

Russian Life: May/Jun 2006
On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery, we look back at the people and art that have helped this institution endure.
Author: Maria Kolesnikova
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Spirit Wrestlers of Southern Russia

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2005
Not many hints remain of Doukhobor culture in Southern Russia. Persecuted in the past for their pacifist beliefs, modern Doukhobors search for an identity in the modern world.
Author: Maria Kolesnikova
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