Maria Antonova

Maria Antonova was born in Moscow and lived for several years in the United States, studying at the University of Washington. She relocated back to Moscow to pursue journalism and has traveled extensively throughout Russia and the former Soviet Union. In addition to her duties as Russian Life's Managing Editor (since 2007), she was a longtime correspondent for Agence France-Presse and contributes to many other publications.


The Amazing Life of Moscow's Gator (The Blog)
Homebound a la Russe (The Blog)
Putting Robots to Work on the Past (The Blog)
Meet Russia's favorite sable (The Blog)
Russians on Oscar Shortlists (The Blog)
(Don't!) Touch for Good Luck (The Blog)
Saving Moscow - One Letter at a Time (The Blog)
Drop by St. Petes on a New Free E-visa (The Blog)
Planting the Fourteenth Century (The Blog)
When Artists Get on Board with a Russian Protest (The Blog)
A Good Time to Visit Pskov (The Blog)
Cycling with the Count (The Blog)
Happy 85th to Alexei Leonov (The Blog)
The Pull of Stalin's Riviera (The Blog)
Lights, camera, shovels! (The Blog)
Natalia Filyova, aviation superwoman, dies (The Blog)
A Race With a Heart (of a Dog) (The Blog)
Vladimir Etush: On Stage for Seven Decades (The Blog)
Cold Case (March/April 2019)
Krasnoyarsk Goes All Potemkin (The Blog)
From Fairy Magic to Retirement Planning (The Blog)
A Tale of Two Movies (The Blog)
Readings (January/February 2019)
The Ghost of the Mountains (March/April 2017)
Gagarin Lives! (The Blog)
The End of Pragmatism (January/February 2015)
Culture Wars (January/February 2015)
Season of Scandals (November/December 2014)
The New Separatists (November/December 2014)
Language of War (September/October 2014)
Food Fight (September/October 2014)
Prohibitionism (July/August 2014)
Cold War in Space (July/August 2014)
Paralympic Spirit (May/June 2014)
Unanimous Russia (May/June 2014)
Independent media be gone! (May/June 2014)
Rain, Rain, Go Away (March/April 2014)
Shooting, Amnesty and Relics (March/April 2014)
Then and Now (January/February 2014)
The Case in the Square (January/February 2014)
Tug of War (January/February 2014)
All a-Twitter (November/December 2013)
Science Wars (November/December 2013)
Culture Shocks (September/October 2013)
Homophobic Fever (September/October 2013)
Divorce or Parking, Which is Harder? (July/August 2013)
The Kremlin Assault on Merit (July/August 2013)
Chelyabinsk Meteor (May/June 2013)
Last Days of the First Oligarch (May/June 2013)
Snail's Pace (The Blog)
Countdown to Sochi (March/April 2013)
Bolshoi Acid Attack (March/April 2013)
The Long Way Home (January/February 2013)
Kremlincare (January/February 2013)
Blacklist Wars (January/February 2013)
Bracing for Isolation (November/December 2012)
Rising Stars, Falling Stars (September/October 2012)
A Cold Wind Blowing? (September/October 2012)
It's All About the Eyeballs (July/August 2012)
Back in the Saddle (July/August 2012)
Extreme Russia (May/June 2012)
Peace Be With You (May/June 2012)
Cycle of Violence (May/June 2012)
Wordsmiths (March/April 2012)
Putin's Quest (March/April 2012)
Election Fever (January/February 2012)
Departures: Alliluyeva and Alekseyev (January/February 2012)
Winter Wonderland (January/February 2012)
Notebook (January/February 2012)
From Reset to Recess? (January/February 2012)
Putin is Dead! Long Live Putin! (November/December 2011)
Dazzling the Palate (November/December 2011)
Silver Screenings (November/December 2011)
Time for Change (November/December 2011)
Seliger Summer (September/October 2011)
The Little Soyuz that Could (September/October 2011)
From Khimki to the Duma (July/August 2011)
Inching Election-Ward (July/August 2011)
Potyomkin Press Conference (July/August 2011)
Let the Games Begin (May/June 2011)
Battle Him, the Tiger Minister (May/June 2011)
Contemplating Chernobyl (May/June 2011)
Flat Invitation (March/April 2011)
50 Years in Space (March/April 2011)
Ivan v. Migalka (January/February 2011)
Russia Plays Ball (January/February 2011)
End of an Era (November/December 2010)
The Robin Hood Approach (September/October 2010)
Tragedy in Mezhdurechensk (July/August 2010)
Blaming the Messenger (May/June 2010)
Sochi's Gamble (March/April 2010)
Terror Returns (January/February 2010)
An Activist is Born (January/February 2010)
Dam Disaster (November/December 2009)
After I Leave, I'll Send You a Cup of Joe (September/October 2009)
Pity the Miliman (July/August 2009)
Olympian Drama (May/June 2009)
Murder in Broad Daylight (March/April 2009)
Iconic Controversy (January/February 2009)
Islands of Mystery (January/February 2009)
Into the Wild (November/December 2008)
Post-Soviet Dominoes? (November/December 2008)
Simple Gifts (September/October 2008)
Russian Woodstocks (September/October 2008)
Not So Mighty Pens (July/August 2008)
Staffing the Army (May/June 2008)
President Medvedev (March/April 2008)
Blackened Sea (January/February 2008)
Their Lives for Their Art (November/December 2007)
A Church at the End of the Earth (November/December 2007)
The Difficulty of Being Oligarchic (November/December 2007)
Tempest in a Teapot (Sept/Oct 2007)
An Animating Genius (Sept/Oct 2007)
Vanishing Act (March/April 2007)


Soviet Redux (January/February 2015)
Crimean Sojourn (January/February 2015)
Trekking Baikal (January/February 2011)
Do Svidaniya Stirlitz (January/February 2010)
One Century in the Life of Aleksandr Isayevich (September/October 2008)


The Ghost of the Mountains (March/April 2017)
Dazzling the Palate (November/December 2011)

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