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1. Feminist Titles

The Russian language codifies gender inequality through, among other things, misogynistic proverbs, and far from neutral job titles. What is to be done?

Tags: work, language, feminism, women
2. A Good Reason to Join the Military

A young woman in Kursk has been using her feminine wiles to hand over conscription notices.

Tags: bureaucracy, government, towns, women, military
3. Upward Mobility

A cleaning woman has found herself the newly-elected head of her village.

Tags: elections, politics, social issues, women, government
4. 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
5. Chicks Rule the Screen

A new series has taken Russia by storm this summer. Set in a provincial Caucasian town, Chiki (Chicks) is about four girlfriends trying to escape their lives as sex workers and launch a fitness club – the first in the area.

Tags: women, television
6. Creating Anna Karenina

When Tolstoy started Anna Karenina, he was forty-four. He guessed that he would finish the novel, conceived as only a novella, in two weeks. Anna Karenina took him more than four years.

Tags: russian literature, literature, women, tolstoy
7. Car Crashes, Art, and Bikinis

This week arts and crafts flourish under quarantine; a heatwave hits an unlikely place, and coronavirus fashion hits a new high (or low?).

Tags: Moscow, animals, cars, art, women, weather, coronavirus, Siberia
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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

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