November/December 2019

Features in this Issue

The Last Soviet-Americans

They fled the USSR, only to recreate a Soviet enclave on the outskirts of New York City. And now fewer and fewer of them remain. We visit Brighton Beach.

Grandpa Cuckoo

What do you do with a thief and miscreant who just won’t stop thieving? Why, send him off to St. Petersburg of course.

The Things They Carry

In which a photographer convinces 12 women to share the contents of their magical purses, revealing mysteries of the Russian Soul.

The Story Behind an Inscription

An unexpected discovery in a library sends the author on an enthralling historical excursion.

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