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After the Georgia War, Russia-watchers are wondering who will be next. All eyes have turned to Ukraine. The location of ethnic Russian populations in "near abroad" states is considered...
All the news that fits from all across Russia.
The latest from the travel front.
Ivan Turgenev is seen differently in the West versus in Russia. In Russia, his prose is often clouded by his "social concern" and the drowning of a puppy.
On this day in Russian history
A consideration of the roots of Russia's modern three week binge between Western Christmas and Russian Old New Year...
In the dark and cold days of late November and early December 1943, Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt met in Tehran to begin dividing up the post-war world. Translator Valentin Berezhkov was caught in the middle.
Cell phones have introduced some new and challenging lingo to the Russian lexicon.
St. Petersburg’s Vaganova Ballet School is the world’s oldest and purest classical dance training ground.?It is also a secretive, conservative bastion, protecting classical traditions in a world of change.
The Pazhetnov family saves bears. They have been doing it for years, raising cubs and releasing them back into the wild. This fall, Editor Maria Antonova went along for the ride.
Dmitry Glukhovsky is a rising young Russian writer, savvy to the ways of marketing and self-promotion. He also has a canny sense for tapping into an important aspect of the Russian psyche.
“Roofing”?in St. Petersburg has become a mass phenomenon. Join us on an exploration of the Northern Capital from above.
Where we consider how Russians have been portrayed in American film over the past century – from Marlene Dietrich to Sean Connery. It turns out this may tell us more about America than about Russia.
"Raw beets and carrots," Ninotcha said in the eponymous film, when asked what she wants to eat. "This is a restaurant, not a pasture," the maitre de responds. What an appropriate segue into this issue's recipe for a tasty beet and carrot salad...
A review of a new book on the Silver Age, another on a Potato Oligarch, and two children's books, including one about a cat...
Natalia Strelkova was an American living in Moscow in the late 1960s... this is the story of her run-in with our magazine's predecessor, Soviet Life.
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