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1. Russia's Woman Question

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
By Natalia Beskhlebnaya
2. 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
3. Meet Four Russian Centenarians

One hundred years ago, in 1917, Russia was wracked by revolution, famine, foreign war, and domestic unrest. And yet, throughout 1917, babies were born, lives were started. 

Tags: history, women, 1917
By Paul E. Richardson
4. Celebrating Women on Women's Day

International Womens' Day; Russia honors the role of all women in Russian culture.

Tags: russia, women, international
By Linda DeLaine
5. Russian Ladies of the Avant-garde

Set against the backdrop of revolution and civil war the Avant-garde period in Russia was very dynamic. In honor of International Women's Day (March 8), we take a look at the lives and works of six very special Avant-garde artists.

Tags: avant garde, women, art
By Linda DeLaine
6. Women Combat Aviators of the Patriotic War

Told that the Rodina was not in so bad a shape that she needed girls to protect her, these future heroes were sent home to their mothers.  Soon, they were called back and became a crucial element in the protection of their homeland and victory over Nazi Germany.

Tags: soviet, women, pilots, WWII
By Linda DeLaine
7. Role of Women in Russian Cooking

Today, the wonderful, hearty and traditional recipes and meals of the Russian table can be attributed to the efforts of Russian women to provide sustenance and nurturing to their families.

Tags: russian, women, cooking, cuisine
By Linda DeLaine

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