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1. 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
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. Parties with Putin and the Ruins of Literature

President Putin visits human rights activists and curious kids, and a famous author falls to pieces. Plus Ivan the Terrible, a terrible auction purchase, and 10 fantastic bridges. 

Tags: Moscow, Ivan the Terrible, Gogol, Sirius, Alexeyeva, Putin
By Alice E.M. Underwood
9. Happy Birthday, Gogol and Olesha!

Two writers, two different centuries, one number in common. Actually, Yuri Olesha and Nikolai Gogol have more in common than you think!

Tags: gogol, olesha, russian literature
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
10. Happy Birthday Nikosha Gogol!

Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol is one of Russia's greatest and yet least appreciated writers. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, author of Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov and other classics, said that "we all came out of Gogol's Overcoat." What he meant is that Gogol was completely unlike any Russian writer who preceded him, and that all Russian literature that followed was indebted to him.

Tags: gogol, literature, nabokov, dostoyevsky
By Paul E. Richardson

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