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1. Piter's People – Darya Aleksandrova

Few Russians know who Julia Child is. Yet Darya still chose to name her restaurant after the iconic American chef.

Tags: women, travel, restaurants, food, urban, st. petersburg
2. Vote for Oleg, Not Olga

A public opinion survey reveals that Russians are averse to a woman holding Putin's office.

Tags: opinion, study, politics, government, women, international women's day
3. The Beauties

On the occasion of the great writer’s 160th birthday, we offer up one of his lesser-known classics, newly translated.

Tags: women, fiction, chekhov
4. Returning (Legally) to Her Mother's Land

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

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

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

Tags: math, women
6. 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
7. Piter's People – Kseniya Schastlivtseva

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

Tags: artist, women, architecture, st. petersburg
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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

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