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1. The Russian Granny Made of Steel

"I have enough safety margin for a lot more. Nothing is impossible, even at such a venerable age. Take care of yourself, dear friends, and never be afraid of anything."

– Maria Koltakova, the "Steel Granny," imparting wisdom, insight, and encouragement.
Tags: quote, women, biography, world war ii
2. The Gambler Wife

An excerpt from the new book, The Gambler Wife, a glimpse into the life and motivations of Dostoyevsky's very successful wife.

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3. I Know Why Dostoyevsky Is Emotionally Overwhelming

Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novels may be so psychologically complex for a reason you might not expect.

Tags: trauma, mental health, writers, biography, 200th, novel, dostoyevsky
4. Biopics: Monarchs, Heroes, and Their Fans

Eleven recent biopics highlight fascinating histories of Russians of ages past.

Tags: biography, russian revolution, Ivan the Terrible, movies, history, film

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