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Rubbing Elbows With the Stars?
March 01, 2002

Rubbing Elbows With the Stars?

By Paul E. Richardson

Some Russian Life readers have suggested that we need to avoid the “glitterati” in our series on “100 Young Russians To Watch” – we should write less about ballerinas and cinema stars.  I partially agree.

Looking Back
January 01, 2002

Looking Back

By Paul E. Richardson

The US-Russian (nee Soviet) Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty has been cast onto the dustheap of history with scarcely a whimper from the Russian side. As with many things, what seemed unlikely six months ago has all of a sudden become unavoidable.

Yes, Icon
November 01, 2001

Yes, Icon

By Paul E. Richardson

Through a confluence of events, it turned out that this issue of Russian Life, which marks the magazine’s 45th year, is about some of the “icons” of Russian culture.

First, the Bad News ...
September 01, 2001

First, the Bad News ...

By Paul E. Richardson

Always, whether the journalism is good or bad, there are legions of unrecognized “heroes” slogging it out in the trenches, never to be recognized in the headlines or bylines.

Vermont's Russianicity
July 01, 2001

Vermont's Russianicity

By Paul E. Richardson

The news spread like a virus. I was infected by a nonchalant email from another local Russophile, Myranda. “Thought you might be interested,” the email said, “since it is in Montpelier.”

Three Dirty Words
January 01, 2001

Three Dirty Words

By Paul E. Richardson

In Russia, liberty, democracy and capitalism have all gotten a bad reputation. This is largely thanks to the greedy, short-sighted actions of the first wave of Russia’s reformers.

It's a Small World
November 01, 2000

It's a Small World

By Mikhail Ivanov

When we study this or that great Russian writer or composer, we tend to look at them as a singular phenomenon. But none was an island.

The Russian Invasion
September 01, 2000

The Russian Invasion

By Paul E. Richardson

It has been said that a successful invasion is the one that goes unnoticed until it is too late to resist. The Russian Invasion of America is in full swing.

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