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An excerpt from Benson Bobrick’s new book, a memoir of his life and work as a writer.
Kefir is the most popular fermented milk in Russia. But it did not get there overnight. Kefir and Russia have a long history...
When Tolstoy started Anna Karenina, he was forty-four. He guessed that he would finish the novel, conceived as only a novella, in two weeks. Anna Karenina took him more than four years.
Why is Georgian food so popular in Russia? Turns out there's more to it than deliciousness.
Soviet leader Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev would have been 110 on December 19. There are plenty of fun facts and surprising jokes behind the eyebrows.
As the stories for this issue coalesced, I realized that all of our long feature stories were actually about the same thing: the power of language and the elusiveness of truth.
Russian Life is a publication of a 30-year-young, award-winning publishing house that creates a bimonthly magazine, books, maps, and other products for Russophiles the world over.
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