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Tamara Eidelman

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Tamara Eidelman Tamara Eidelman teaches history at one of Moscow’s finest high schools. She is a member of the Moscow and European Associations of History Teachers, and has been Russian Life’s history editor since 2003. She compiles the Calendar section and regularly contributes, vets and edits articles on history


Taking Stock

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2018
A look back at year end stock-taking, at changes that have been promised in years past, and promises that have been un-kept.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

September and October

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2018
Stepping through hundreds of years of history, we look back at signal events that have occurred in these fall months.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

The August Curse

Russian Life: July/August 2018
Since the Bolshevik Revolution struck, Russia has had a particularly cursed experience with the month of August.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

May & June

Russian Life: May/June 2018
In which we look back at spring events that have shaped Russian history in years ending in 8.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

Russian March

Russian Life: March/April 2018
In which we look back and turning points in March: in 1918, 1953, and (perhaps) 2018. The season of thaw and the onset of spring is fraught with omens.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

Heir Abhorrent

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2018
On February 3, 1718, Emperor Peter I issued a manifesto depriving Alexei, his son by his first wife, of the right to succeed him to the throne.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

January & February

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2018
What did Russians experience during January and February in bygone days?
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

The Historian

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2018
February 1, 1818 was a milestone in the history of Russian culture, marking the release of the first eight volumes of Nikolai Karamzin’s History of the Russian State.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

1917 Diary

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2017
All this year, in connection with the centennial of the 1917 revolutions, Calendar has offered readers a view of that year through the eyes of contemporaries. This issue we conclude the series with a look at what was going on in the pivotal months of November and December 1917.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

1917 Diary

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2017
In which we look at the events of 1917 through the words and works of the politicians, artists, and luminaries living through them.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov