Eugenia Sokolskaya

EUGENIA SOKOLSKAYA came to the United States from Russia when she was four. In addition to a normal public-school education, she also received extensive instruction in Russian literature, film, and history from her parents. She is now a graduate of Swarthmore College and a freelance translator. In 2011, she was short-listed for the Rossica Young Translators Award.

Stories

Peter the Great, Emperor of All Russia (The Blog)
International Women's Day: A Look Back (The Blog)
1741: The Year Russia Discovered America (The Blog)
Happy Russian Mail Day (The Blog)
Alexander Nevsky: Russia's Hero (The Blog)
Happy Birthday, Gogol and Olesha! (The Blog)
How to Celebrate the New Year (The Blog)
The Course of Revolution Is Not Smooth (The Blog)
Ten Years of Napoleon (The Blog)
Stars and Purges (The Blog)
The Other Russian Revolution (The Blog)
Translator's Note: Bulat Okudzhava (The Blog)
City Under Siege (The Blog)
Did Stakhanov Act Alone? (The Blog)
Caught in the Crossfire: The Annexation of Estonia (The Blog)
I'm Vysotsky: The Legend of Russian Songwriting (The Blog)
War and Peace: 7 Fun Facts (The Blog)
The Most Useful Russian Inventions (The Blog)
How Well Do You Know Russian Fairy Tale Characters? (The Blog)
Smoktunovsky: Portrait of an Actor (The Blog)
Dizzy with "Success": The Horrors of Collectivization (The Blog)
The Sino-Soviet Love-Hate Relationship (The Blog)
Who's Out to Get Russia? (The Blog)
Trotsky on Trotskyites (The Blog)
Ivan the Terrible, Tsar of All Russias (The Blog)
The Winter War: More than a Prelude (The Blog)
The Mystery of the Kirov Assassination (The Blog)
Grandfather Frost: More than Just Santa Claus (The Blog)
Unity Day: Whose Unity? (The Blog)
Russian Exceptionalism According to Boris Dubin (The Blog)
Pasternak: A Great Translator Reflects on Translation (The Blog)
A Soviet Leader in the US? Preposterous! (The Blog)
The Many Days of September 1 (The Blog)
Tsarevich Alexei and the Worst 10th Birthday Ever (The Blog)
Isaac Babel and Russian Jews (The Blog)
Yuri Vizbor: Soviet Renaissance Man (The Blog)
Measuring Like a Russian (The Blog)
Peace, Land, Bread (The Blog)
Subbotniks: Soviet "Days of Service" (The Blog)
1980 Olympics: Songs and Cartoons (The Blog)
The One and Only Chapayev (The Blog)
The Many Homelands of Sergei Parajanov (The Blog)
U.S.-Soviet Grain Trade: 5 Stages of Grief (The Blog)
Happy New Year! (The Blog)
9 Crazy Things Russian Lawmakers Have Tried to Ban (The Blog)
Constructing a Constitution (The Blog)
Boris Grebenshikov, a Founding Father of Soviet Rock (The Blog)
RuNet Tackles History (The Blog)
Perks and Perils of Being the Tsar's Favorite (The Blog)
It's Nutcracker Season! (The Blog)
Dmitry Pozharsky: Russian Hero (The Blog)
Reds, Whites, Greens, and... Blacks? (The Blog)
RuNet: The Silly and the Serious (The Blog)
Spelling Reform: Who Gets the Credit? (The Blog)
Who “Discovered” Sakhalin? (The Blog)
Bukharin: Rise and Fall (The Blog)
Checking in with Russian Bloggers (The Blog)
The Dangers of Cold War Air Travel (The Blog)
Patriotism: A USSR Story (The Blog)
Why Did Soviet Houses All Look the Same? (The Blog)

Translations

History Through the Eyes of Three Monuments (January/February 2017)
Raising the Shtandart (March/April 2016)
Stealing Brides (March/April 2015)
The Museum of All Things (November/December 2014)
In Pushkin's Shadow (September/October 2014)
Russia's Eiffel Tower (May/June 2014)
The Children's Railroad (November/December 2013)
Masha is Lying on the Table (24: Dostoyevsky Bilingual)
Guide for Moscow Visitors (25: Storied Moscow)
Near Smorgon (27: The War to End All)
A Truly Unique Person (29: Leningrad Under Seige)

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