Cover: Alexander Petrosyan
This may be one of my favorite issues of Russian Life since we took over the magazine in 1995.
Readers sound off.
All the news that fits, including quotes overheard and notables' obituaries.
City, state and citizens battle over the future of St. Issac's Cathedral in St. Petersburg
Most beautiful village takes it on the chin, movie museum, Kremlin foundations, and more.
Abortion rights and domestic abuse have come under fire of late, marking some new battle lines in the social sphere.
In which we continue our year-long look at the events as they unfolded during the year of revolutions, 1917. Coverage is divided into Politicians, Artists and The Military
Donald Trump sounds very different in English and in Russian. We investigate the why, and it's huge!
In this issue, Uchites looks at the Russian custom of affixing people with three different names.
Editor Maria Antonova headed off to the mountains of the Altai to learn about a project that monitors rare snow leopards. We get to tag along.
“Nikolayev hated the cat, wet socks, and his mother-in-law.”
The northwestern tip of Russia is one of the finest places from which to view the elusive Northern Lights. If you can handle the cold, the dark, and the visiting Muscovites.
A decade before the fall of tsarism, a little-known auction was held to sell off some of the crown jewels. Was it rigged?
Some writers adapt easily to living abroad, after being cut off from their homeland. Sergei Dovlatov was not one of those writers.
A strange church in St. Petersburg’s outskirts offers a fascinating historical side trip.
We look at the special place in Russian culture occupied by tvorog, and of course offer a tasty recipe...
Reviews of "Lenin on the Train," "Don't Let my Baby Do Rodeo," and "Mother Tongue".
The Zhdun meme took Russia by storm this winter. We investigate.
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