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  The world’s biggest country, in a magazine. Since 1956.

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Yes, Russia matters

Now more than ever, in fact.

For over 20 years, Russian Life has been the only reliable non-governmental publication on the world's largest country. 

If you are concerned about world events, if you want to be more knowledgeable about this thousand-year-old land, if you have family ties to Russia, then Russian Life magazine is for you.

Amazing photography. Engaging articles. Independent analysis.

Come, get a taste of Russian Life today. 


Most Recent Stories

May 24

By Nikolai Gontar

Nikolai Gontar leads us on a trip to the Republic of Mariy El, home to layered pancakes and some very unusual architecture.

May 19

By Alice E.M. Underwood

Russia's physics-defying display at Eurovision. Bullying via dairy products. Plus some saucy presidential pecking – on the lips. 

May 17

By Olga Titova

Olga Titova takes us to Tver, a main city located between Moscow and St. Petersburg, a land of candles and goats, bridges and rivers.


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By Alice E.M. Underwood

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