Russian Life Magazine

Explore past issues of the magazine. Issues published in the last year are generally available for sale as single issues.

Summer 2022

Summer 2022

Russians informing on Russians * Amending the Law to Catch More Dissenters * Why Young Russians Stayed * Russia’s War is an Express Train to Hell * The Tankman and the Sailor * Artists Speaking Out * The Story of One Friendship * The Mightiness of the Russian Language * Chekhov’s Steppe (Bilingual) * Novels and Soviet Children

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

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