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Nora Favorov

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Nora Favorov NORA SELIGMAN FAVOROV has been struggling for decades to figure out the best way to express Russian thought in literate and natural English, a game she considers more entertaining than any crossword puzzle. Most of her translation work these days – including her regular task of translating Russian Life magazine’s Calendar feature – centers around her favorite subject, Russian history. She is associate editor of SlavFile, a newsletter for Slavic translators and interpreters.


1917 Diary

Russian Life: May/June 2017
In which we look at the revolutionary year through the eyes of the people living through it.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

Aurora's Sunset

Russian Life: May/June 2017
Soviet revolutionary mythology had it that the Aurora’s shot, signaling the beginning of the Bolshevik Revolution, was heard round the world. We check in to find out the latest on the cruiser, and to examine some of its own myths.
Author: Natasha Beskhlebnaya
Translator: Paul E. Richardson and Nora Favorov
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Petrosyan

Bread is Good

Russian Life: May/June 2017
Russians love bread, and you are going to love this recipe for Whole Wheat Bread with Seeds.
Author: Nadezhda Grebennikova
Translator: Nora Favorov
Illustrations/Images: Yulia Atayeva

Second Sight

Russian Life: May/June 2017
Some gifted young athletes are excelling at the world’s favorite sport – football (aka soccer) – which is amazing given that they are all legally blind.
Author: Nadezhda Grebennikova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson and Nora Favorov
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

1917 Diary

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2017
In which we continue our year-long look at the events as they unfolded during the year of revolutions, 1917. Coverage is divided into Politicians, Artists and The Military
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

Pyramid & Paskha

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2017
A strange church in St. Petersburg’s outskirts offers a fascinating historical side trip.
Author: Natasha Beskhlebnaya
Translator: Nora Favorov
Illustrations/Images: Alexander Petrosyan

1917 Diary

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2017
In which we relive the events of 1917 through the words, memories and actions of some of the main players: politicians, artists, and entrepreneurs.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

Rasputin

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
Who was Rasputin, really?
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

Russia After Rasputin

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
In which we check back in on Russian history every decade since Rasputin's death and look at links and other anniversaries.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

Malevich's Ukrainian Square

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2016
A century-old work of art by an avant-garde artist has become a symbol for the growing rift between Russia and Ukraine, just as more is being learned about its famous artist.
Author: Natasha Beskhlebnaya
Translator: Elizaveta Shkurina and Nora Favorov