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There are 15 item(s) tagged with the keyword "women".

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1. Returning (Legally) to Her Mother's Land

The wealthiest woman on the African continent is, apparently, a Russian citizen.

Tags: women, africa
2. #TBT: Sofia the Mathematician

170 years ago this week, January 15, 1850, the mathematician Sofia Kovalevskaya was born.

Tags: math, women
3. Sofia Kovalevskaya

Poor, unfortunate Vasily Vasilyevich Korvin-Krukovsky. He worked so hard to help his family flourish, and, at least in his eyes, it all went to waste.

Tags: women, science, math
4. Piter's People – Kseniya Schastlivtseva

Kseniya is an architect, who found her passion in jewelry making.

Tags: artist, women, architecture, st. petersburg
5. 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.

Tags: women
6. A Double Life

An excerpt from the new translation of a novel by Karolina Pavlova (1807-1893), translated by Barbara Heldt.

Tags: gender, literature, women
7. Not Such a Flowering Holiday

March 8 struggles with the duality of being the day of women and the day of “womanness.”

Tags: social issues, putin, holiday, women, international women's day
By Katrina Keegan
8. The American housewives who sought freedom in Soviet Russia

In the summer of 1922, Ruth Epperson Kennell, a children’s librarian, left New York City for the far reaches of Siberia. She travelled with her husband Frank and 132 other ‘pioneers' who were eager to establishing industrial and agricultural communes to aid the ‘new Russia’.

Tags: soviet era, communism, women
9. Full Interview with Zakharova

Maria Zakharova, director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Information and Press Department, sits down to talk with Russian Life about what it means to be a woman in a position of influence.

Tags: international women's day, diplomacy, women
10. International Women's Day: A Look Back

Tired of having to do Valentine's Day and Mother's Day separately? Try it the Russian way and combine them into International Women's Day! A closer look at this convenient holiday's socialist origins and not-so-socialist present form.

Tags: russia, holiday, women, socialism
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

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