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11. Sergei Solovyov

May 5 marks the bicentennial of the birth of one of Russian history’s greatest scholars: Sergei Solovyov.

Tags: academia, literature
12. Coronavirus Coping: Russian Lit has the Answers

Russian literature has an answer for everything. In the times of coronovirus, this is your guide.

Tags: Solzhenitsyn, bunin, chekhov, dostoevsky, tolstoy, literature
13. The Government Inspector Gets a Monument

A town in Volgograd Oblast prepares to welcome Gogol's Inspector... again.

Tags: Volgograd, culture, monuments, towns, literature, Gogol
14. #TBT Russian Literature is Born

195 years ago today Russian literature was born when a certain Yevgeny showed up.

Tags: russian literature, literature, eugene onegin, pushkin
15. #TBT Happy Birthday Anton Pavlovich

Yesterday, January 29, was Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's 160th birthday. Let's celebrate!

Tags: russian literature, literature, chekhov
16. The Winter of 1920

The first months of 1920 was a dark time in Russia. The Civil War was grinding to its grim conclusion and intellectuals were in the crosshairs.

Tags: russian civil war, literature, gorky
17. Vsevolod Ivanov

Vsevolod Ivanov’s books have long since been largely forgotten, and today it is hard to decide whether or not his current obscurity is deserved.

Tags: socialist realism, stalin, literature
18. 11 Reasons to Be Grateful for Russia

Russians may not celebrate Thanksgiving, but we can still be thankful for Russia

Tags: st. petersburg, Moscow, metro, samovar, tea, winter, blini, russian language, poetry, soviet union, literature, babushkas, nature, dacha, railroad, train
19. Dostoyevsky's Birthday in 10 Dark Quotes

In honor of the writer's 198th birthday, here are 10 quotes to celebrate the life and writings of Fyodor Dostoyevsky. They may not be cheerful, but they sure are profound.

Tags: Russia, Dostoevsky, literature, Crime and Punishment, Karamazov, suffering
By Alice E.M. Underwood
20. Mud and Stars

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a lubricious, bawdy, impetuous, whoring gambler who seldom missed an opportunity to pick a fight.

Tags: travel, literature, pushkin

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