Our correspondent was offered a business trip to Odesa, Ukraine. He took it and brought this back.
When circumstances force you to leave the country, what do you do with your beloved pets?
A mother in a remote village grapples with past, present, and future losses to war.
How is the Russian economy fairing during the war, and what can we expect in the months ahead?
Maria Yudia was a profoundly gifted pianist and teacher. And there is a certain lingering myth about her...
A translator with Russian roots ruminates on her past, and what it means to be a Russophile today.
We are all daily shaken and unsettled by the fire hose of bad news from Russia and Ukraine, and we all would love “something good, loving, and light from Russia to counterbalance the darkness, the senseless brutality, and the horrors perpetrated by Russian hands in Ukraine.”
We have received many letters and phone calls about the magazine since we restarted it in a new way this summer. As expected, there has been both support and denigration. That’s just the business we are in.
Conviction of a journalist, regional dissent, and voices raised against the war.
Consideration of five recent books that help us grapple with Russia, Ukraine, and history.
...and you are likely to find a Tatar one beneath it. We dig into the sordid details.
War births poetry. We share five recently created and translated anti-war poems.
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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