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Anastasia Osipova

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Anastasia Osipova Anastasia Osipova was born in St. Petersburg and grew up in Ukraine and Russia. She lives and works in Moscow, and studies at the Academy of Media Industry, Industry while working for a prominent wire service.


Moscow's White Angel

Russian Life: July/August 2018
The life of a beloved princess changed immeasurably when her husband, an heir to the Russian throne, was murdered by terrorists.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

An Oasis in Moscow

Russian Life: May/June 2018
A visit to the Krutitsy Patriarchal Residence in Moscow is like walking through a portal into a time long past.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov

Moscow's Miracle Working Icons

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2017
Icons have been revered in Russia for centuries, and when it comes to miracle-working icons, pilgrims will travel thousands of kilometers to seek their divine assistance. 
We look at three you can find in Moscow.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Evgeny Sinitsyn

The Bad Flat

Russian Life: May/June 2017
Where better to begin a literary tour of Moscow than at Mikhail Bulgakov’s notoriously bad apartment, which had an important cameo in his most famous work.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Evgeny Sinitsyn

The Garage

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
For Soviet Man, the garage was a special place. Guys gathered here after work to discuss their most pressing problems, and maybe played a bit of chess or had a few drinks. But this is not that sort of garage. Not at all.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Evgeny Sinitsyn

Where We First Touched Outer Space

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2012
The world's largest and most active space port is situated in the middle of the Kazakh desert. Largely off-limits to outsiders, it is an unusual mix of hi-tech and low-key. And it was from here, just over 50 years ago, that humankind first reached out to touch the stars.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
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Rights of Single Fathers

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2011
A group of divorced Russian men have banded together to battle for equal child custody rights. The Russian legal system, they say, is stacked against them, and they have no intention of surrendering. We meet them and hear their side of the story.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
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We Have No News...

Russian Life: July/Aug 2009
Vladimir Mukusev, once a media star, has been persona non grata on Russian television for a decade. We hand him a mike.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
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Optina Pustyn: The Forest Retreat

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2008
It began as a simple monastic retreat in the forests of Kaluga region. By the mid-19th century, Optina Pustyn had become one of the most important religious sites in all of Russia. Today, the monastery and hermitage are struggling to rebuild after decades of neglect.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
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Smoke of the Motherland

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2007
Well over half of all Russians smoke, and a third of the country’s deaths are smoking-related. And you thought vodka was a problem.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
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