Jan/Feb 2016 Current Moscow Time: 17:09:10
8 February 2016


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

<"Jan/Feb

Current Issue

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. 


Recent Blog Posts

February 4

By The Editors

A few books we have received recently that we thought Russophiles should know about.

February 2

By Igor Podgorny

Igor Podgorny is a geology teacher in Petrozavodsk, but he is also an expert wildlife and landscape photographer.

February 2

By The Editors

For the spring issue of Chtenia, our literary quarterly, we are looking for a few good reader photos...


Popular in our archive

July 25

By Eugenia Sokolskaya

Everyone in the Soviet Union knew his songs, despite constant censorship and troubles with the Soviet regime. To this day, any Russian will recognize his raspy singing voice and silly falsetto. But...

January 16

By Linda DeLaine

Joseph Stalin was born December 21, 1879, in Gori, which is now in the Republic of Georgia. His birth name was Iosif Vissarionovich Dzhugashvili. Around 1910, he took on the name Stalin which means...

October 31

By Eugenia Sokolskaya

It's 1612. There's no tsar on the throne and the Poles have entered Moscow. Some may have despaired – but one man took the opportunity to save the country and earn his place in history b...