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17 January 2017


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Paul E. Richardson

264 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Paul E. Richardson PAUL E. RICHARDSON is Publisher and Editor of Russian Life, and oversees all editorial, design, production and management out of the magazine's office in Montpelier, Vermont. Involved in US-Russian business for over 25 years, Richardson headed up one of the first Soviet-Western joint ventures in Moscow in 1989 and 1990. He has a Master's Degree in Political Science and a Russian Area Studies Certificate from Indiana University, Bloomington. He has written numerous articles for Russian Life, three novels, and several works of nonfiction. His website is here.


Monument Men

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2017
A look at how art, politics and culture mix on the monumental stage that is Moscow.
Author: Alexander Mozhayev
Translator: Paul E. Richardson

Two Gentlemen, Two Novels

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2017
Reviews of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, The Summer Guest by Alison Anderson. Also short reviews of The Man with the Poison Gun by Serhii Plokhy, Bears in the Streets by Lisa Dickey, and Hard Times by Vasily Sleptsov.

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Author: Paul E. Richardson

Two Quotes for 2017

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2017
Two quotes that point up the duality of being a Russophile these days.
Author: Paul E. Richardson

Beloved Friend

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
Renowned conductor Semyon Bychkov has initiated a new project in appreciation of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. We tracked him down in Paris to find out more.
Author: Paul E. Richardson

Counting Sheep

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
In which we follow scientists to the middle of Russian nowhere (so remote, rivers and valleys are unnamed), as they track the elusive and very rare Putorana snow sheep.
Author: Ivan Kobilyakov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Ivan Kobilyakov

How Much Politics

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
On charges that our magazine has become more political as the years have gone by.
Author: Paul E. Richardson

Kremlin's Men, Majors and Fools

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
Reviews of books on Putin's Kremlin, two films by Yury Bykov, and a map of Moscow.
Author: Paul E. Richardson

The Garage

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
For Soviet Man, the garage was a special place. Guys gathered here after work to discuss their most pressing problems, and maybe played a bit of chess or had a few drinks. But this is not that sort of garage. Not at all.
Author: Anastasia Osipova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Evgeny Sinitsyn

Art Takes a Village

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2016
The 11th International Festival of Landscape Art, Arkhstoyanie, took place on July 23-24 in Kaluga Oblast. We sent Nadezhda Grebennikova and Mikhail Mordasov to take a look.
Author: Nadezhda Grebennikova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

Memoirs and Filmmaking

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2016
Reviews of two books by Teffi and a novel, Masha Regina, by Vadim Leventhal.
Author: Paul E. Richardson