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EUGENIA SOKOLSKAYA came to the United States from Russia when she was four. In addition to a normal public-school education, she also received extensive instruction in Russian literature, film, and history from her parents. She is now a graduate of Swarthmore College and a freelance translator. In 2011, she was short-listed for the Rossica Young Translators Award.
Russian Life:Mar/Apr 2015 The Caucasus is a region rich in tradition
and often impenetrable to outside
understanding. The modernized ritual of
“bride kidnapping” is a case in point; we
asked a local journalist to guide us. Author: Marina Marshenkulova Translator:Eugenia Sokolskaya
Russian Life:Nov/Dec 2014 Founded by Peter the Great, St. Petersburg's Kunstkamera is one of the world's oldest museums. Intended as a storehouse and library of all the world's knowledge, it has been both more and less than that. Author: Natalia Kopaneva Translator:Eugenia Sokolskaya
Russian Life:Sep/Oct 2014 Mikhail Lermontov, whom many consider Russia‘s second greatest poet, was born 200 years ago. We consider the enduring mysteries of his philosophy and work. Author: Lev Sobolev Translator:Eugenia Sokolskaya
Russian Life:May/June 2014 An iconic radio tower in Moscow is in
threat of being razed, despite what activists,
international experts, or the law has to say
about it. Author: Maria Silina Translator:Eugenia Sokolskaya