Russian Life Magazine

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


May/June 2015

May/June 2015

This spring issue has feature stories that run the gamut from southern minorities to Siberian punk rock, from reclaiming a forest terem to searching for gold in Chukotka. Dig in, this is going to be good!
Mar/Apr 2015

March/April 2015

This issue covers everything from the controversial movie Leviathan to a tasty soup, from new travel restrictions, to the language of war, a misunderstood writer, and stolen brides.
Jan/Feb 2015

January/February 2015

This issue of Russian Life covers everything from the history of Red Square to Boris Pasternak, Borshch, being born in 19th century Russia, a photo essay on Crimea and short-form idioms.
Nov/Dec 2014

November/December 2014

Berlin Wall 25 Years After, Lenin Kitsch, The Museum of All Things, Translator's Memoir, Villages Preserved from Time
Sep/Oct 2014

September/October 2014

This fall, we turn our attention to the Moscow Zoo, Russia's second most famous poet, wolves in Siberia and street photographer, among other things.
July/Aug 2014

July/August 2014

Russia on the Eve of WWI • Spas in Russian Culture • Ukrainian Street Artists • Male Kissing • Holy Spring of Iskitim • Dacha Language • Forbidding Smoking and Foul Language • Cold War in Space • Ilya Repin • Solzhenitsyn • War Invalids • Mustard • Smolensk • Melon Preserves


May/June 2014

May/June 2014

Elusive Wild Tulips • Mysterious Local Church • SciFi Excerpt • The Northern Sea Route • From Orphans to Paralympians • Russia's Eiffel Tower • Unanimous Russia • Mikhail Glinka • Berlin Blockade • Independent Press Begone • Volga River Mousse • Survival Ukrainian


Mar/Apr 2014

March/April 2014

Terror and Art (Pavel Korin) • Chasing Nabokov • Mysterious Folk Art • A Secret UK Bunker • World's End ~ A Trip to Distant Yamal • Linguistic Hats • Russians in Paris • The Birth of Subbotniki • Karelian Pies • Spy Thrillers, Memoirs, Hobbits and a Crossword, and much more.


Jan/Feb 2014

January/February 2014

Russia Olympic Chances • Moscow 1980 vs. Sochi 2014 • The Skating Pair that Started it All • What to Do in Sochi After the Games • Ukraine Between Russia and a Hard Place • Dmitry Mendeleyev • Looking Back at 1914 • Banya Language • Cod Recipe


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