January/February 2021

Features in this Issue

Tenders of the Vine

Where we explore Russia’s oenophilic intentions and vine-driven tourism, rooted in the hills of Krasnodar Krai.

A Stove Named Yerofeyevich

What is a Russian home without a stove? Exactly. But how does one build one? Now that is less simple.

Searching for St. Nicholas

A town on the Turkish coast preserves the memory of one of Russia’s most venerated saints.

Ascending Anik

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.

Restoring the Future

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.

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