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On August 7, 1921, Alexander Blok, died in St. Petersburg. Widely considered the greatest poet of the Silver Age of Russian poetry.
How the work of one of Soviet Russia's greatest poets found new life through modern music.
Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia
Autumn is colder and darker than summer, but is it really that depressing? Classic poets and rock musicians weigh in.
A poem from the new volume Alcestis of the Underworld, by a regular translator of works published by Russian Life Books.
A poem by Maxim Amelin, translated by Derek Mong and Anne O. Fisher.
Krylov on democracy and how leaders are chosen: "However just the rules and laws, in unjust hands or beaks or paws they can be bent to serve the goal of leaders loath to lose control."
Krylov on how one negotiates with wolves. Hint: one doesn't. "Of wolves I’ve learned a thing or two. With them there’s only one sure truce."
Fyodor Tyutchev (whose 115th birthday is today) was endowed with genius and good luck: a great Russian poet, he was not killed in a duel or in the Caucasus. Nor did he rot in Siberia, but instead lived until he was 70 and died in his own bed.
Galina Sergeyevna Usova is a poet and translator of English prose and poetry. For the last few years, she has been standing outside St. Petersburg’s Polytechnic Institute metro station selling her books.
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