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Nikolai Gernet

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Nikolai Gernet Born and raised in Arkhangelsk, Nikolai Gernet has a broad educational background in music and medicine, yet in the end, life led him toward journalism. He has worked in various local, regional and national media as a designer, photographer and journalist. At present, he works for the information department of Arkhangelsk mayor's office. He loves to explore the history and geography of the North and has bicycled around Scandinavia and Arkhangelsk oblast. He took part in the Yasavey project in 2005 and 2008.


Stepping Back in Time

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2014
Kenozersky National Park is a portal back in time, where the ways of life, traditions, and beliefs are those of many decades before.
Author: Nikolai Gernet
Translator: Paul E. Richardson

World's End

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2014
The North can bewitch you, as Nikolai Gernet is reminded when he visits one of Russia’s most remote and attractive outposts.
Author: Nikolai Gernet
Translator: Paul E. Richardson

Lucky Cookies

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2013
Kozuli: these fragrant, decorative cookies have their origin in the Russian North, in Arkhangelsk, to be more specific. And they are perfect for a holiday celebration.
Author: Nikolai Gernet
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
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Secrets of the Northern Wind

Russian Life: May/June 2012
The Russian North is rich in superstition and mysticism. Monsters... UFOs... shape-shifters... dwarves living underground... There seems no end to the stories.
Author: Nikolai Gernet
Translator: Peter Morley
Illustrations/Images: Nikolai Gernet
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The Ice Has Broken

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2012
As the old saying has it, you can never tire of watching fire, water and other people working. Northerners would also add that you can look endlessly at ice drifting down a river.
Author: Nikolai Gernet
Translator: Peter Morley
Illustrations/Images: Nikolai Gernet
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Travels with a Patriarch

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2009
An official visit to the Solovetsky Islands in the retinue of the Patriarch offers an intimate glimpse at the resurgence of the Orthodox Church.
Author: Nikolai Gernet
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Nikolai Gernet
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Completing the Circle

Russian Life: May/June 2009
We check back in with Nikolai Gernet, on how the economic crisis is affecting Arkhangelsk oblast.
Author: Nikolai Gernet
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
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Under My Chum

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2009
The assignment sounded simple enough: provide medical and cultural support to a small, indigenous population... But it was in the remote Kanin Peninsula, between the Arctic and Barents Seas. Nikolai Gernet nonetheless jumped at the opportunity and brought back this story of the nomadic Nenets reindeer herders.
Author: Nikolai Gernet
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
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