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February 4, 2014
Our Sports Editor Arrives in Sochi
Our Sports Editor Arrives in Sochi

Sometimes the life of a sports editor is trying: back of the bus treatment, spotty food, rough accommodations. But Sochi, as Russian Life sports editor Mikhail Ivanov reports, is a breath of fresh air for this seasoned sports reporter.

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Tags: olympics, Sochi
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February 3, 2014
7 Russian Dishes for Olympic Viewing
7 Russian Dishes for Olympic Viewing

OK, so you are recovering from the Super Bowl and starting to look ahead to next weekend’s opening of the Sochi games. Which of course means a viewing party, which means food, which means Russian food!

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Tags: food, olympics
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January 30, 2014
7 Things We're Loving About the Sochi Olympics
7 Things We're Loving About the Sochi Olympics

It’s now just 7 days until the start of the Sochi Olympics and here at Russian Life we are getting pretty excited. Sure, it’s our thing to get excited about all things Russian. But it’s more than that. Here are 7 reasons we’re particularly amped.

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Tags: sports, olympics, sochi
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January 28, 2014
7 Myths About Russian Cuisine
7 Myths About Russian Cuisine

There are many myths surrounding Russian food. Darra Goldstein, author of the cookbook, A Taste of Russia, addresses seven common ones.

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Tags: cuisine, culture, food, myths
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January 21, 2014
9 Myths About Travel to Russia
9 Myths About Travel to Russia

Is Russia a dangerous, expensive, complicated place to travel to? Is it full of mafia, alcoholics, communists and poverty? Sounds like it's time to debunk some myths about travel to modern Russia.

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Tags: travel, safety, myths
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