Cover: Yana Krasnopevtseva
Where we explore Russia’s oenophilic intentions and vine-driven tourism, rooted in the hills of Krasnodar Krai.
What is a Russian home without a stove? Exactly. But how does one build one? Now that is less simple.
A town on the Turkish coast preserves the memory of one of Russia’s most venerated saints.
Our intrepid Far Eastern explorer gets it into his head to trek through uninhabited wilds in order to ascend his region’s tallest peak. Not all goes to plan.
A determined artist, photographer, and activist takes on the restoration of some wooden homes in a village just outside of Samara. In the process, she learns much about angle grinders, her fellow Russians, and, of course, herself.
This issue of Russian Life is issue number 600. Given this milestone, I would like to give a shout out to some of our unsung heroes.
Russian scientists are researching the cause of a massive die-off of marine life off the coast of Kamchatka in October.
News items on an Oscar contender, a respected doctor, renovation of Tula, and a Kremlin dig.
Nikolai Semyonovich Leskov holds a somewhat odd place in Russian literature. He is at once a famous writer, a recognized classic, yet he has not won the same honors granted to the “first tier” writers.
On the life and mysteries of one of history's most famous sleeper spies, Konon Molody.
Mikhail Romm is remembered by everyone who ever worked with him with tenderness and affection. Yet it is hard not to wonder how differently his life and work might have turned out had it not been for the exigencies of Russian and Soviet history.
2020 will surely go down in Russian history as one of the most word-productive years since the changes of 1917 and 1992.
Тридцать лет назад, незадолго до своей смерти, Игорь Тальков (1956-1991) написал песню-крик души о своей многострадальной родине — СССР. Эта песня, к сожалению, до сих пор очень актуальна в России и не только...
January – and the winter months in general – are a great time to master the hearty Russian recipes for all kinds of pirogi.
In a year filled with death and mourning, we remember an individual who was, for this magazine, profoundly influential and truly remarkable.
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