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Raised between classy Moscow and a farm in Krasnodar region, Elena Manienan learned a few things from both her grandmothers and is spreading the love at her remote hotel and eco-village.
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After being made redundant as a lighthouse keeper on a remote White Sea island, Lyudmila has taken it upon herself to defend her dying village from government indifference.
In Russia, a bus ride is always more than a bus ride, especially when it stops over at Klava’s patty shop.
Life and folklore in the remote Russian Far North
In Russia, valenki are as near as you can get to the country's number-one footwear after regular leather boots.
Laura Williams, a long-time contributor to Russian Life (author of the wonderful book, Notes from a Russian Village), passed away suddenly on October 28, 2018.
Most beautiful village takes it on the chin, movie museum, Kremlin foundations, and more.
I just returned from our village in Tver region, and have some sad news to share.
Stargorod is a mid-sized provincial city that exists only in Russian metaphorical space. It has its roots in Gogol, and Ilf and Petrov, and is a place far from Moscow, but close to Russian hearts. It is a place of mystery and normality, of provincial innocence and Black Earth wisdom. Strange, inexplicable things happen in Stargorod. So do good things. And bad things. A lot like life everywhere, one might say. Only with a heavy dose of vodka, longing and mystery.
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