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1. Gogol in the Middle

Russia and Ukraine have a long history of disputes over beloved territory, to say the least… But this time, it’s Gogol.

Tags: dispute, nationality, conflict, Ukraine, Gogol, literature
2. More Dead Souls

A Russian executive is under house arrest after it was discovered that she employed more than a dozen nonexistent employees for her own gain.

Tags: Gogol, business, crime, corruption
3. Chocolate, Chichikov, and Chivalry

This week, Lukashenko turns action hero; chocolate is serious business; and a classic Russian author is proven to be right all along.

Tags: women, Gogol, pensions, business, military, politics, belarus, lukashenko
4. Books to Read During the Great Pause

We asked our editors, advisors, and frequent contributors to share a Russian literary work they felt was particularly apt to read during The Great Pause.

Tags: literature, pushkin, tolstoy, akhmatova, gogol, literature
5. The Nose Knows

Dancing noses, we have dancing noses, people! This week's video of the week is courtesy of Gogol, Shostakovich, and The Royal Opera.

Tags: opera, st. petersburg, satire, nose, gogol, shostakovich
6. The Government Inspector Gets a Monument

A town in Volgograd Oblast prepares to welcome Gogol's Inspector... again.

Tags: Volgograd, culture, monuments, towns, literature, Gogol
7. Go, Go to Ukraine to Find Gogol

Small-town Ukraine shows a different side of one the famous "Russian" writer.
 

Tags: cossacks, travel, Gogol, Ukraine, literature
8. The Illegal and the Unbelievable

This week’s “criminals”: politicians with dead souls, chocolate Robin Hoods, kid-conductors, and a woman who just wants to go home.

Tags: nature, workers, sport, Yekaterinburg, health, science, Moscow, Gogol, crime
9. A Friend of Both Russia and Ukraine

Yes, it is possible to be a Russophile and a Ukrainephile. We explain how.

Tags: cultural exchange, Gogol, folklore, rus', history, kyiv, russian language, language, Ukraine
10. Russian History in 13 Unusual Memorials

A time-travelling tour of Russia from aristocats to nosy bureaucrats

Tags: Yekaterinburg, murmansk, cheese, great patriotic war, novosibirsk, Nizhny Novgorod, samara, cat, elizabeth, peter the great, kopeck, wooly mammoth, Gogol, monuments, Memorial

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