Russian Life Magazine

March/April 2022

March/April 2022

Russia's Mother Theresa * An Unusual Street Musician * A Siberian Hermit * A Trip to the Edge of Russia * Peter the Great vs. Foppishness * How Not to Step in It * Finlandization of Russian * A Forgotten Food Classic * Animals in Opposition

January/February 2022

January/February 2022

The Treacherous Beaty of Tuva * Birdmen of the Baltic * The General in the Village * Soviet History Through Insects * The First Russian Census * Peter I and Beards * Foreign Visitors * It's Not Good to be Cheap in Russian * French Borrowings in Russian * A Pie Recipe for Gluttons * Best Online Posts

November/December 2021

November/December 2021

Dostoyevsky Turns 200: Is He Still Alive in Russia? * The Myth of Catherine the Great's Demise * Telling Fortunes in the Village * Dostoyevsky Sees a Corpse * King of the Cold * The Difference Between Now and NOW * Nobel Winner * Alexander's Decree * Elizabeth's Reign * Plov for the Holidays

September/October 2021

September/October 2021

Mouth of the Volga * Little Shop in Vedlozero * Heat in the Village * Russian Life's Censored Roots * Moscow's Modernist Marvel * The Language of Weather * From Germany with Love (Uchites) * The Panic of 1941 * A Woman Composer Who Persisted * "Discovering" Russian America * Olympic Flame, Out * A Crumb Cake for All Seasons

July/August 2021

July/August 2021

Russian Skies post-COVID * History of a spicy cookie * Real Kvass * Russian Cancel Culture? * The Wall at 60 * A Foreign Foreign Minister * Raspberry Yumminess * Language of Idiots * The Girl from the Hermitage * American Aid for a Russian Famine

May/June 2021

May/June 2021

Racing Zhigulis * Letters from the Front * Moscow Archaeology * Village Post Office * Bulgakov * Sakharov at 100 * A little known Congress * RuNet Regulated (or not) * Language of schoolyard brawls (and high diplomacy) * Gagarin's anniversary * A Savory Pie * Books we liked

March/April 2021

March/April 2021

Arctic Youth * Valley of the Dead * Sidewalk Artist * The Votes People * Language Stress * Chernobyl * Gorbachev at 90 * The NEP * Standing Up Your Language Skills * Vaccinations in Russia

January/February 2021

January/February 2021

Russian Wine Growing • Trekking in the Russia Far East • Restoring a Town • Repairing a Stove • Enjoying Pirozhki • A Sleeper Spy • An Underappreciated Writer • Words of the Year

November/December 2020

November/December 2020

Baron Munchausen at 300 * A Village's History * Feminist Labels * A Zen Village Primer * Language of Leap Year * A Cake for the Holidays * A Treaty in Troppau * A Pathbreaking Surgeon * War Communism

September/October 2020

September/October 2020

The Mari People * Life in Isolation * Russia's Discovery of Antarctica * Raspberry Picking * Semyonovsky Revolt * Battle on the Ugra * Sergei Bondarchuk * Table Russian * Bird Language * Apple Fritters * Chicks the TV Series * Kamchatka and Belarus

July/August 2020

July/August 2020

Religious graffiti * Mapping remote Russia * Love in a Russian village * An Expat Goes Home * Language of COVID * History of Geography * The first linkup in space * History of dachas * Beet soup * Books to read in quarantine

May/June 2020

May/June 2020

A city closed for 50 years * Goats * A legendary lawyer * Nabokov's forgotten summer * A forgotten tsaritsa * Forgotten Kremlin brides * A Napoleon you eat * World War II films * The language is flooded by English

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Russian Life is a publication of a 30-year-young, award-winning publishing house that creates a bimonthly magazine, books, maps, and other products for Russophiles the world over.

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