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November/December 2019

November/December 2019

The Last Soviet-Americans * What Russian Women Carry in Their Purses * Two Little-Known Fighters Against Anti-Semitism * Grampa Cuckoo * Trumping Up Charges Against Dissenters * The End of WWI * Kalashnikov * The Winter War * The Language of Cold Weather * The Evening Cartoons * Soviet Fruitcake * Alexei Leonov

September/October 2019

September/October 2019

Mysteries of the Altai * History of Russian Scouting * A Private Farmer * Lyonushka and Ruble Bill * Mushrooms * The Language of Fall and Trees * Yeltsin's Notorious Bridge Incident * Ivan the Terrible's Second Wife

July/August 2019

July/August 2019

Precious Water * Siberia's Primordial Colors * A Birthday Party Gone Wrong * A New Symbol of Russia * Lunar Landing * Patriarch Filaret * Magazine * How to Say "No" in Russian * A Summer Dacha Feast * The Russian Notion of Time

May/June 2019

May/June 2019

A Retiree Makes the World his Stage • Pushkin as Meme • Pushkin Was Here • A Case of Mistaken Babushka • The Fate of Thick Journals • The Salt Lake • Russians on the US Border • St. Isaac's • 1989 • Endless May Holidays • Budget Travel • Georgy Danelya • Genitive Case • Spring in Your Language • A Cake with Some History

March/April 2019

March/April 2019

Women in the Arctic • Taming Foxes • Inventing Radio • The Town that Ivan Built • Animal Language • History of Trams • War Over a Tiny Island • Diamond Arm's Golden Anniversary • Horse Power • A Book on Sholokhov

Jan/Feb 2019

January/February 2019

Russian Life gets a makeover, and the first issue of 2019 includes features on everything from a massive meteorite strike in the Russian Far East, to a Russian poet better known than Pushkin (and who turns 250 this year), an eminent scientist whose fate turn on a badly timed joke about Stalin, and a tale of valenki in the village.

Nov/Dec 2018

November/December 2018

The final issue of 2018 includes features on the White Russian emigration, small craft makers, a village court, and searching for Tolstoy in Samara. Plus there are all the usual departments, featuring everything from cookies to cartoons this time.

Sep/Oct 2018

September/October 2018

In which we visit Kalmykia, interview a winemaker with Russian roots, look back on an explosion, and take a visit to the village for some fishing. Plus the usual departments, which in this issue cover everything from mushrooms to idioms.
July/August 2018

July/August 2018

In this issue we walk the Volga River, reveal the hidden history of Moscow's most notorious apartment building, consider a hidden history of constitutional governance, and meet an angel. And that's just the features.
May/June 2018

May/June 2018

In this issue we travel widely across time and space. From interviews with centenarians to fishing in the Arctic, from a Moscow Oasis to art commemorating veterans. And that's only the feature stories.
March/April 2018

March/April 2018

This issue covers everything from the death of Stalin to lighter than air dirigibles, from Russians who reenact battles, to female diplomats. Plus departments on everything from language and food to travel and online trends.
Jan/Feb 2018

January/February 2018

Winter Traditions, Words of the Year, Four Museums, Arctic Outpost, Cats in the Fridge, Biological Materials, World Cup Coming, Tatar Pies

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