The world’s biggest country, in a magazine. Since 1956.
What with downed passenger airlines, war in Ukraine, trade embargos and rapidly worsening US-Russian relations, why in the world is there a picture of a giraffe on the cover of Russian Life magazine?Read More
Did you know September 1 is more than just Labor Day? Read on to find out how Russians celebrate September 1, the Day of Knowledge, the first day of school.Read More
You probably know that Alaska was bought from Russia well over 100 years ago. But do you know how Russia came to lay claim to the territory in the first place? Hint: they were after furs.Read More
A third excerpt from Alexei Bayer's mystery novel Murder at the Dacha. Inspector Matushkin visits a suburban police station and witnesses some "enhanced interrogation techniques" gone wrong.Read More