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In Pushkin's Shadow
September 01, 2014

In Pushkin's Shadow

By Lev Sobolev

Mikhail Lermontov, whom many consider Russia‘s second greatest poet, was born 200 years ago. We consider the enduring mysteries of his philosophy and work.

Happy 158th Uncle Gilya!
November 26, 2013

Happy 158th Uncle Gilya!

The first-ever English version of Uncle Gilya’s masterpiece, Moscow and Muscovites, translated by Brendan Kiernan and published by Russian Life Books, debuts today. It’s our way of saying “Happy Birthday” to Uncle Gilya (today is his 158th!). English-language readers around the globe win as well – this translation is at least 90 years overdue!

Fiction Contest
November 01, 2013

Fiction Contest

By The Editors

In which we announce - and print the entries - of the two winners of our fiction contest, based on a picture that appeared in our summer issue.

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