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.


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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