Cover: Yelena Khovanskaya
One week before our 33-day crowdfunding campaign was set to end on July 31, things were not looking good. But then the Tribe stepped up.
The deaths in July under mysterious circumstances of three Russian journalists in the Central African Republic (CAR) has refocused attention on Russian mercenaries in foreign lands.
The latest news from all across the Russian Federation. And then some.
Things worth knowing on the travel front.
This summer Russia’s biggest rock music festival, Nashestvie, faced cancellations by a number of artists who were protesting the festival’s increasing cooperation with the Russian military.
Stepping through hundreds of years of history, we look back at signal events that have occurred in these fall months.
After declensions, cases, aspect, verbs of motion, pronunciation, and all the other trials of the Russian language, there is one more thing to learn: quotes, jokes and allusions. Let's do this.
In this issue’s Uchites, we look at common Russian idioms and the challenges of translating them into English.
In which the author visits Kalmykia to meet with survivors of a horrific genocide few remember.
Fishing can tell you a lot about life in the countryside, about sickness and health, chance and Fate, to say nothing of electricity and sausage
We interview a winemaker and philanthropist related to Rachmaninov, and explore her Tolstoyan connection to Californian soil.
In 1992, a famous American dancer visited the formerly closed seaport of Vladivostok. Then everything blew up.
It's fall, which means mushroom season, which means time to get hunting. And cooking some Chanterelle-Apricot Muffins.
We review books of fiction (Chekhov, Remizov, the Brothers Strugatsky, and Anderson) and an enticing cookbook.
The thing about national economies is that they are international.
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