Tiffany Zhu

Tiffany Zhu is a sophomore double majoring in Economics and Russian Studies at Stanford University. She enjoys studying politics, economics, and culture in periods of transition in Russia, particularly the 1990s. In her free time, she goes for walks around campus and pens the occasional short story.


Punk Rock and Klotsvog (March/April 2020)
Best of The Russia File 2019 (The Blog)
Exorcising the Spirit of Upside-Down Christmas (The Blog)
Perestroika Without Pleasure (The Blog)
Dumbledovich and the Chamber of Bovine Distractions (The Blog)
Too Much Catherine, Not Enough Greatness: Two Reviews of "Catherine the Great" (The Blog)
Baggage Bros, Covert Crimea, and Brezhnev's Crimes (The Blog)
A Prudently Droll, Privately Disquieting Police Day (The Blog)
"Eagles These Days Text Too Much," Said Putin (Or Did He?) (The Blog)
Velimir Khlebnikov: Innovating 100 Years Before Silicon Valley (The Blog)
Things to Avoid After Drinking Vodka (The Blog)
Poems for a Golden Autumn (The Blog)
Beer, Balloons, and (GMO) Babies (The Blog)
The Twitter Wars of the Russian MFA (The Blog)
Bus Parades, Pumpkin Beheadings, and Other Dumb Ways to Die (The Blog)
Eight Russian Desserts To Make Your Mouth Water (The Blog)
Cosmic Robots, Cosmonaut Rituals, and Classrooms Resplendent (The Blog)
What Russian Rock Music Says About the Motherland (The Blog)
Come Hell or High Horses, Let's Save This Plane! (The Blog)
The Enigmatic Horseman (The Blog)
Missing Lakes, Concert Mistakes, and Séances with Darwin (The Blog)
"The Last Czars" is a Disgrace to Russian History (The Blog)
A Cross Wrapped in a Card, Inside a Khinkali (The Blog)
Brighton Beach: A Snapshot of the Ex-Soviet Diaspora (The Blog)
Swipe Me! Eat Me! Watch Me! (The Blog)
Trolley Drama and Piano Trauma (The Blog)
Duck, Duck, Owl? (The Blog)
Arctic Atlantis (The Blog)
Diving and Driving into Summer Holidays (The Blog)
This Takes the Cake! (The Blog)
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Fire/Lightning? (The Blog)
Far From Moscow: A Digital Festival for the Ages (The Blog)
It's an Animal World After All (The Blog)
A Dangerous Film about Dangerous Wars (The Blog)
The Robots are Having a Whale of a Time (The Blog)
The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Russian Rock (The Blog)
Do Russian Robots Dream of Electric Ice? (The Blog)
To the Kokosmos (The Blog)
Smart Homes, Sledgehammers, and Star Wars References (The Blog)
The Final Frontier of Communism (The Blog)
A Dog and a Muscovite Come In from the Cold (The Blog)
When Russian Cuisine Turns Georgian (The Blog)
Absence (of Sugar and Corgis) Makes the Heart Grow Fonder (The Blog)
Five Proverbs to Get You Hyped for Maslenitsa (The Blog)
Black Snow, Brown Bears, and Sore Losers (The Blog)

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