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We're seeing a growth spurt in literature for kids and teens set in Russia. That means magic, time travel, and Stalinism all rolled up in one.
In a surprising move that has shocked international pundits, Secretary of State John Kerry today announced he has arranged the de-annexation of Crimea by Russia.
In The Weekly Russia File for March 31: some terrible chess puns, and how to stop traffic.
A church’s domes caving into the altar. A transgender couple finagles a wedding. A hospital patient shares a room with a corpse. Just another TWERF.
Alexander Solo is documenting "monotowns" in Russia. He shows us a couple in Leningrad Region, where he lives.
A look back at the heady Gorbachev era, a time of rationing and glasnost, perestroika and cooperatives, when everything seemed possible.
It has been a year since Boris Nemtsov was shot as he walked along a bridge near the Kremlin, yet Russians continue to gather at his assassination site.
On February 24, 1956, Khrushchev delivered his now infamous secret speech. It would change everything... sort of...
The destruction of 97 kiosks around Moscow opens up the controversies of architectural preservation, the plight of small businesses, and the rebuilding of history itself.
A few books we have received recently that we thought Russophiles should know about.