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Maria Antonova

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Maria Antonova Maria Antonova was born in Moscow and lived for several years in the United States, studying at the University of Washington. She relocated back to Moscow to pursue journalism and has traveled extensively throughout Russia and the former Soviet Union. In addition to her duties as Russian Life's Managing Editor (since 2007), she is a correspondent for Agence France Presse


The Ghost of the Mountains

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2017
Editor Maria Antonova headed off to the mountains of the Altai to learn about a project that monitors rare snow leopards. We get to tag along.
Author: Maria Antonova
Illustrations/Images: Maria Antonova

Crimean Sojourn

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2015
Mikhai Mordasov has been traveling all over Crimea since the annexation last spring. He shares this moving photo feature story.
Author: Mikhail Mordasov
Translator: Maria Antonova
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

Culture Wars

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2015
Moscow is purging theaters, clubs and a media outlet that was at the forefront of covering protest actions.
Author: Maria Antonova

Soviet Redux

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2015
It seems the more removed in time the USSR becomes, the more nostalgia grows for its symbols and traditions. Increasingly, these elements are worming their way back into Russian life. If they ever left.
Author: Maria Silina
Translator: Maria Antonova

The End of Pragmatism

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2015
As the economy's crisis deepens, President Putin is increasingly focusing on intangibles.
Author: Maria Antonova

Season of Scandals

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2014
As summer turned into fall, a series of highly public spats broke out in Russia, with celebrities and cultural figures demonstrating deeply polarized attitudes about the crisis in Ukraine, the Kremlin, and history.
Author: Maria Antonova

The New

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2014
While Russia encourages "federalization" in Ukraine, it is jailing persons who dare call for decentralization at home, even if they are only using humor to make a point.
Author: Maria Antonova

Food Fight

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2014
In retaliation for the West's sanctions on Russia, Russian sanctions... itself.
Author: Maria Antonova

Language of War

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2014
A look a the neologisms of the Ukraine war, and Russia's neoactivist Duma.
Author: Maria Antonova

Cold War in Space

Russian Life: July/Aug 2014
As the New Cold War between the US and Russia heats up, joint space ventures, some 40 years in the making, are in the crosshairs.
Author: Maria Antonova