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Are you a Moscow Maniac or a Petersburg Patrician? It's time to take a side!
In the Soviet period, artists were treated with esteem and lived comfortably, but their privileged position also required sacrifice.
Nikolai Semyonovich Leskov holds a somewhat odd place in Russian literature. He is at once a famous writer, a recognized classic, yet he has not won the same honors granted to the “first tier” writers.
Everyone is pretty clear that 2020 was an "off" year. But these six stories were definitely "on." They got the most reads from our thousands of readers...
This week, we mark the end of 2020 with transportation stats, social media monitoring, and preparations for wild celebrations.
On the 110th anniversary of Lev Tolstoy's death, we look back at his link to cinema: Tolstoy is more closely linked to the history of the cinema than any other writer of his time.
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.
We review Good Citizens Need Not Fear, by Maria Reva, and Fandango and Other Stories, by Alexander Grin.
How the work of one of Soviet Russia's greatest poets found new life through modern music.
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.
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