Russian Life Magazine

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

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.
Mar/Apr 2016

March/April 2016

The March/April issue of Russian Life features two stories on restored sailing ships, a photo feature on Old Believers that have returned to Russia, a history of modern dissent, and a ride on the BAM railway. Plus all the usual departments.
Jan/Feb 2016

January/February 2016

The first issue of 2016 covers everything from tiger hunters, to photographers, dating Russians, and Nikolai Gogol.
Nov/Dec 2015

November/December 2015

Where we look at some of the ties that have bound Russia to Europe in the past, from saving Swiss independence, to the Italians that built Moscow, to Russian poetry.
Sep/Oct 2015

September/October 2015

This issue of Russian Life looks travel in many guises: Russian expats in India, the Chinese travel boom, traveling to a hidden gulag, unusual bus stops, and a side trip to Georgia.
July/Aug 2015

July/August 2015

Baseball in Russia * New Crime and Punishment translation * Remote Northern Village * Russians traveling abroad * Trotsky Revisited * Baltic Annexations * Founding of Vladivostok * Yaroslav the Wise * 1905 Revolution * Language of Weather * Summer Shchi * Summer Reading * Faberge * Valaam Mozarella


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