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Susanne Kries

10 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Susanne Kries Born and brought up in Berlin, Susanne Kries has an interest in European cultures and languages. She has taught at universities in Berlin and Potsdam. She is now co-editor of hidden europe magazine and increasingly enjoys projects with a design and photographic element. She is a frequent traveler through Europe's Slavic regions.


Russian and Not Russian

Russian Life: July/Aug 2016
Ukraine’s bustling Black Sea port is one of that country’s most Russian of cities. And while there seems to be some dispute about how old the city is, there is no disputing that Odessa is distinctly Odessan.
Author: Julie Masis
Illustrations/Images: Susanne Kries

Russians in Switzerland

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2015
The Russians and the Swiss have had a special relationship for over 200 years. It all dates back to a rather perilous crossing of the Alps by Russian troops that preserved Swiss independence.
Author: Nicky Gardner
Illustrations/Images: Susanne Kries

The Murman Coast

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2015
The remote Russian-Norwegian-Finnish borderlands offer some of the starkest contrasts between cultures and history you will find anywhere on Earth.
Author: Nicky Gardner
Illustrations/Images: Susanne Kries

Liquid Assets

Russian Life: July/Aug 2014
Healing baths and springs have a long history in Russian literature and culture, and those traditions are being revived.
Author: Nicky Gardner
Illustrations/Images: Susanne Kries

Red Star over Leipzig

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2013
Two hundred years ago, the last battle of Napoleon’s Russian campaign was fought near Leipzig, Germany. Today, the city has a thriving Russian population.
Author: Nicky Gardner
Illustrations/Images: Susanne Kries
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Russian Paris

Russian Life: July/Aug 2013
Even before the “City of Light” was the center for Russian emigration, it was the main Russian artistic outlet in the West. Today, Paris is brimming with Russian links.
Author: Nicky Gardner
Illustrations/Images: Susanne Kries
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Russian Finland

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2011
Most Finns define their nationhood and heritage in terms of Russia, of which Finland was a part from 1809 to 1917. We explore the complex interplay of Russo-Finnish relations, past and present,especially those along the border.
Author: Nicky Gardner
Illustrations/Images: Susanne Kries
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Riviera Russians

Russian Life: July/Aug 2011
Since at least the days of Turgenev, Russians have flocked to the French and Italian Rivieras to escape northern winters. A new direct train, the first since the Revolution, may ignite that tradition anew. [Includes full page sidebar on Russian Churches on the Riviera.]
Author: Nicky Gardner
Illustrations/Images: Susanne Kries
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The City of Chagall

Russian Life: May/June 2010
Just over Russia’s border in Belarus is the remarkable city of Vitebsk, birthplace for a surprisingly influential artistic community that flourished just before and after the Revolution.
Author: Nicky Gardner
Illustrations/Images: Susanne Kries
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Berlinograd

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2010
No other part of Europe can match Berlin and its immediate hinterland for having such a prolonged engagement with Russia. In fact, locals sometimes refer to the German capital as Berlinograd.
Author: Nicky Gardner
Illustrations/Images: Susanne Kries
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