In the wake of Russia’s launching of its Ukraine War, an estimated 150,000+ young Russians have fled the country. We talked to a few who have stayed.
Russian lawmakers have been vigorously adding new laws in response to political and cultural developments and public protests, rather than due to pressure from the public or practical necessity.
Russians are again informing on one another. Tatyana Savinkina, a retiree in Karelia, is one victim. This is her story.
A tank driver and a navy man are united in their feelings about war, but perhaps not as you think.
Art is a powerful realm for protest. The Ukraine War has inspired a new wave of brave works.
Tender and natural bonds can develop between strangers brought together by misfortune.
We are resuming publication of Russian Life, aiming to once again tell stories about Russia that are not being told elsewhere, but now with a new sense of purpose.
Young Russians speak out on the effects of the war.
The outcomes of political trials in Russia are mostly preordained, but activists have learned to use them as a way to speak out.
As a famous Russian writer recounts, many Russians are pretending that nothing is happening. They’re trying not to discuss what’s going on just a four-hour train ride to Hell away.
Where we explore the very particular relationship that Russians have with their language.
A few books we’ve been reading lately, and that we felt we should review and share.
What could be more appropriate than to take a trip with Chekhov across the Ukrainian steppe?
Russian Life is a publication of a 30-year-young, award-winning publishing house that creates a bimonthly magazine, books, maps, and other products for Russophiles the world over.
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