Russian Life Magazine

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

March/April 2018

March/April 2018

This issue covers everything from the death of Stalin to lighter than air dirigibles, from Russians who reenact battles, to female diplomats. Plus departments on everything from language and food to travel and online trends.
Jan/Feb 2018

January/February 2018

Winter Traditions, Words of the Year, Four Museums, Arctic Outpost, Cats in the Fridge, Biological Materials, World Cup Coming, Tatar Pies
Nov/Dec 2017

November/December 2017

Stories on everything from miracle working icons, to a historical mystery associated with Sergei Kirov, to a self-publishing pensioner.

Sep/Oct 2017

September/October 2017

Everything from St. Petersburg to village banyas, from journalistic freedom to Romanov toys in this wide ranging issue.

July/August 2017

July/August 2017

Saving seals, drinking beetles, homeless animal defenders and much more in this summer issue of Russian Life.
May/June 2017

May/June 2017

This spring issue takes you to Russia's southern neighbor, Georgia, as well as to Bulgakov's apartment and to a field filled with blind soccer players.
Mar/Apr 2017

March/April 2017

Tracking Leopards in the Altai * Village Tales: Nikolayev and the Cat * Hunting the Northern Lights * A Pre-Revolutionary Romanov Jewel Sale * Sergei Dovlatov in America * The Pyramid and Pashka Church * Trump in Russian * Church v. State
Jan/Feb 2017

January/February 2017

The first issue of 2017 has articles on everything from Far East poachers, monuments that recount history, oddball villagers, Ivan the Terrible, maslenitsa and much more.
Nov/Dec 2016

November/December 2016

In the final issue of our 59th year, we feature stories on the Kremlin garage, sheep counting in Siberia, Moscow's revamp, and all the usual departments.
Sep/Oct 2016

September/October 2016

This issue covers everything from the Olympics to Russia's Trump Love, from a trek across Siberia to a historical dispute about art and a visit to a unique artistic village.
July/Aug 2016

July/August 2016

The July/Aug issue of Russian Life looks back at the 40th anniversary of the publication of The Russians, visits the most beautiful village in Russia, and retraces a Gulag escape. Among many other things.
May/June 2016

May/June 2016

This issue of Russian Life travels from Baikal to Nikel, from Bulgakov to hockey, with tsars, legionnaires and prisoners in between.

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