Griffin Edwards

Griffin Edwards is a contributing editor to The Russia File. An MA student at Indiana University's Russian and East European Institute, his adventures in Russia include witnessing modern theater in Moscow for St. Olaf College's undergraduate research program; experiencing the joys of an all-male winter banya in Valdai; and having the honor of collecting fares for a Peterhof-bound marshrutka. He has written in the past for the Independent Voter Network in San Diego, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and D.C.'s Lugar Center.

Stories

Stumped (The Russia File)
Cave Bears, Corruption, and Life on Venus (The Russia File)
What Are You, Blind? (The Russia File)
Bring Out the Big Guns (The Russia File)
Odder News for Radical Dudes (The Russia File)
Archaeologists Make a Home Run (The Russia File)
The Hunt for Movie Russian (The Blog)
The Latest RosCosmos Launch: A TV Channel (The Russia File)
Meet the New Minister, Meat in a Sausage, Mete Out a Fine (The Russia File)
Murder, He Meowed (The Russia File)
Good Deed Punished (The Russia File)
Chocolate, Chichikov, and Chivalry (The Russia File)
Kamchatka or Bust (The Russia File)
Camouflage Candles, Cats in Quarantine, and Belarus (The Russia File)
Nothing Suspicious Here... (The Russia File)
I'm Not Dead Yet (The Russia File)
Hovercraft, Cannibals, and a Man on Mars (The Russia File)
Russia's Smallest Ethnic Group (The Russia File)
Strange Celebrations, Cereal, and Wildlife Sneakiness (The Russia File)
'Sup? (The Russia File)
A Win for the Lada (The Russia File)
The Яs Have It (The Russia File)
From Poetry to Song: A Russian Poet's Work Makes a Debut (The Blog)
Criminal Camels (The Russia File)
Satellite Wars (The Russia File)
Ever-Resilient Lukashenko (The Russia File)
Robberies, Vodka, and Cat-astrophic Crimes (The Russia File)
Attack of the Radioactive Berries (The Russia File)
Pushups for the Poor (The Russia File)
Corruption, Crimea, and Coronavirus (The Russia File)
Case Closed on Dyatlov Pass? (The Russia File)
Punk Rock Lenin (The Russia File)
Pirates, Pooches, and Another Putin (The Russia File)
My Kingdom for a Church (The Russia File)
Priest Gone Wild (The Russia File)
(Almost) Jet Ski Season, (Almost) Presidents, and Online (Almost) Learning (The Russia File)
Putin's Victorious Summer (The Blog)
Russian Grammar Strikes Again (The Russia File)
Next on your Summer Reading List: Putin (The Russia File)
Kefir-Beer, a Dog Retiree, and a Grave Competition (The Russia File)
Lighten Up, Russia (The Russia File)
Odd Places, Odd Things (The Russia File)
Even Russians Make Typos (The Russia File)
The Show Must Go On (The Russia File)
A Feather in Petersburg's Cap (The Russia File)
The Inheritance of the Tsars: Russia's Claim to Rome (The Blog)
Peace Out! (The Russia File)
Testing, Testing, One, Two, Three... (The Russia File)
Dog Days (The Russia File)
Lost Tombstones, Shootouts, and Social Support for Reindeer Herders (The Russia File)
Worth A Thousand Words (The Russia File)
Come On In, the Bombshelter's Fine (The Russia File)
Tiger Queen: The Incredible American Odyssey of Rasputin's Daughter (The Blog)
Alligator Tears (The Russia File)
Weight, Weight, Don't Tell Me (The Russia File)
To the Moon! (The Russia File)
A Historic Drinking Development (The Russia File)
Well, Well, Well... (The Russia File)
A New Role for Kioski? (The Russia File)
Game On, Coronavirus (The Russia File)
An Understandable Mistake? (The Russia File)
High Six! (The Russia File)
Like a Drive-Thru, But Not (The Russia File)
Lukashenko Gets His "Village Therapy" (The Russia File)
The Saratov Duma (Almost) Gets a Lenin Makeover (The Russia File)
Just What the Doctor Ordered (The Russia File)
Drones on the Front Lines (The Russia File)
Meet Russia's Newest Meme: Pechenegs (The Russia File)
Ready the Space Force! (The Russia File)
Less Than Cat-Like Reflexes (The Russia File)
Exploring Medieval Russia in Veliky Novgorod (The Blog)
A Russian Eiffel Tower (The Russia File)
No Booze for You (The Russia File)
Tanks for the Update (The Russia File)
Even Reindeer Get the Blues! (The Russia File)
A Putin a Day Keeps Coronavirus Away (The Russia File)
A Modest Proposal (The Russia File)
A Lost Civilization in Russia's South (The Russia File)
Hot Fuzz (The Russia File)
Crime Pays (The Russia File)
The Government Inspector Gets a Monument (The Russia File)
An Upside to Warm Winters (The Russia File)
Vote for Oleg, Not Olga (The Russia File)
Finally, Justice for Teachers (The Russia File)
The Epic, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Best of Russian History (The Blog)
Victory Train: Coming Soon to a Hero-City Near You (The Russia File)
It's Incredible What $43,000 of Flowers Can Do (The Russia File)
Oh, Deer. (The Russia File)
From Russia With Love, and Coronavirus (The Russia File)
What Seems to Be the Problem, Officer? (The Russia File)
St. Petersburg Hold-'em, or Russian Roulette? (The Russia File)
Statistics Highlight Vodka Hotspots (The Russia File)
St. Pete Metro History Dates Back 400 Million Years (The Russia File)
Down and Duty-Free (The Russia File)
Do Russians Dream of Electric Sheep? (The Russia File)
The Motherland Calls... Reenactors (The Russia File)
Big Banks Are Watching You (The Russia File)
Prime Amazons Uncovered in Russia (The Russia File)
How to Become a Millionaire: Go Postal (The Russia File)
You'll Spritz Your Eye Out: Testing Putin Cologne (The Blog)
Jogs Good, Like Camel Should (The Russia File)
The One About the Pigeon and the Hole (The Russia File)
The Irony of Weather (The Russia File)
A Very Russian Christmas (The Russia File)
Reflecting on Russian: Tips from a Seven-Year Veteran (The Blog)

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