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17 January 2017


  The world’s biggest country, in a magazine. Since 1956.

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Nora Favorov

232 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Nora Favorov NORA SELIGMAN FAVOROV has been struggling for decades to figure out the best way to express Russian thought in literate and natural English, a game she considers more entertaining than any crossword puzzle. Most of her translation work these days – including her regular task of translating Russian Life magazine’s Calendar feature – centers around her favorite subject, Russian history. She is associate editor of SlavFile, a newsletter for Slavic translators and interpreters.


1917 Diary

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2017
In which we relive the events of 1917 through the words, memories and actions of some of the main players: politicians, artists, and entrepreneurs.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

Rasputin

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
Who was Rasputin, really?
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

Russia After Rasputin

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
In which we check back in on Russian history every decade since Rasputin's death and look at links and other anniversaries.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

Malevich's Ukrainian Square

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2016
A century-old work of art by an avant-garde artist has become a symbol for the growing rift between Russia and Ukraine, just as more is being learned about its famous artist.
Author: Natasha Beskhlebnaya
Translator: Elizaveta Shkurina and Nora Favorov

The Year 1956

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2016
A look back at the events and controversies that engaged Russia and the world in 1956, the year that Russian Life was founded.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

August Days

Russian Life: July/Aug 2016
Wy Russians so fear the month of August.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

Ilya's Day

Russian Life: July/Aug 2016
What is Ilya's Day and what does Thor have to do with it?
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

Reliving August 1991

Russian Life: July/Aug 2016
Visiting the new Yeltsin Museum in Yekaterinburg on before the 25th anniversary of the 1991 coup.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

An Unlikely Tsar

Russian Life: May/June 2016
Vasily Ivanovich Shuysky is generally treated as a minor figure in the history of the Time of Troubles, which is not just.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov

Breathing Foreign Air

Russian Life: May/June 2016
20 years ago this month, Soviets were first granted rights to unfettered foreign travel.
Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translator: Nora Favorov