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11. Gogol in the Middle

Russia and Ukraine have a long history of disputes over beloved territory, to say the least… But this time, it’s Gogol.

Tags: dispute, nationality, conflict, Ukraine, Gogol, literature
12. Dreadful Terror

Dostoyevsky’s chance visit to a museum led to a chilling, life-changing encounter with an artist long dead, but whose work was very much alive. It would make an appearance in the writer’s next novel. 

Tags: switzerland, literature, idiot, dostoyevsky
13. Is Dostoyevsky Still Alive?

On the occasion of Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky’s 200th anniversary, we visit his adopted city to consider the imprint he left behind.

Tags: st. petersburg, literature, dostoyevsky
14. At Home with Dostoyevsky

If, for some reason, you ever find yourself in the small town of Staraya Russa, be sure to check out Dostoyevsky's summer house.

Tags: literature, museums, history, dostoyevsky
15. Happy 200th, Dostoyevsky!

On this, the occasion of the great writer's 200th birthday, we offer some links to stories we have published about him over the years, as well as some cool videos. Happy reading and viewing!

Tags: literature, dostoyevsky
16. Garnet Bracelet Salad: A Tribute to a Popular Russian Love Story

How a classic romance novel inspired a delicious Russian holiday delight.

Tags: holiday, food, kuprin, literature
17. Cheburashka in the Fog

Just a little over a year ago, Russia was rocked by revelations that one of its most venerated authors of childrens’ fiction subjected his daughter to abuse in a cult.

Tags: cartoons, russian literature, literature, children
18. Which Russian Metropolis is Right for You?

Are you a Moscow Maniac or a Petersburg Patrician? It's time to take a side!

Tags: literature, art, history, travel, st. petersburg, Moscow
19. The Soviet Creative

In the Soviet period, artists were treated with esteem and lived comfortably, but their privileged position also required sacrifice.

Tags: samizdat, socialist realism, artwork, art, literature, censorship, soviet era, soviet union, creative, artist
20. Shoeing a Flea

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.

Tags: Leskov, russian literature, literature

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