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1. Piter's People – Kseniya Schastlivtseva

Kseniya is an architect, who found her passion in jewelry making.

Tags: artist, women, architecture, st. petersburg
2. 11 Reasons to Be Grateful for Russia

Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, metro, samovar, tea, winter, blini, russian language, poetry, soviet union, literature, babushkas, nature, dacha, railroad, train
3. (Don't!) Touch for Good Luck

Urban legends and superstitions made some sculptures in Moscow and St. Petersburg too famous for their own good, and some culture officials have had enough.

Tags: history, culture, art, st. petersburg, tourism
4. Pale Horse and Remembering Leningrad

A review of two books: one work of fiction, and one labor of love.

Tags: st. petersburg, leningrad, revolution
5. Piter's People – Nikita Filippov

Nikita was trained as a philologist, but gave it all up to co-found a craft brewery.

Tags: travel tips, bars, st. petersburg
6. American Folk Dance? Ukrainians Can Swing It.

Swing dance talent and passion is surprisingly strong in Eastern Europe.

Tags: lithuania, st. petersburg, culture, cultural exchange, Ukraine, dance
7. Drop by St. Petes on a New Free E-visa

Travelers hailing from 53 countries can now enter St. Petersburg on a hassle-free (and FREE) electronic visa. Dobro pozhalovat!

Tags: tourism, st. petersburg, visas, travel
8. The Enigmatic Horseman

Petersburg’s most famous statue raises as many questions as it answers.

Tags: st. petersburg, Petersburg, Bely, bronze horseman, Pushkin
9. The Road to Nowhere

This week, Russians are caught in the act by means of butter, watermelon, and a controversial color

Tags: police, Ukraine, st. petersburg, Petersburg, Far East, snow, ice, food, corruption, bribes, bribery, baikal, lake baikal, Siberia
10. Beyond Bears: The Birds and the B(irch Tr)ees

14 members of Russia’s flora and fauna community that should be known to any self-respecting Russophile.

Tags: food, flowers, Moscow, st. petersburg, dogs, mushrooms, nature, bear

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