This is the seventh article in our series: 100 Young Russians to Watch. In this issue we present twelve notable individuals—from doctors and an activist, to athletes, businesspeople and a ballerina ... All personify the sort of excellence and hope which embody a positive Russian future.
It's not every day one is invited on a pilgrimage by a Siberian shaman. Which is how Christine Seashore and John Turk ended up roaming Kamchatka's frozen tundra in search of an elusive pack of reindeer. Oh, and then there is the interesting bit about the mountain bikes...
For the first time, the annual Russian Life Vodka Taste Off and Taste of Russia Dinner was held outside of Vermont, in the rolling hills of western Massachusetts. A sumptuous feast, a friendly crowd, and a fortuitous evening snowstorm turned the early December event into a weekend to remember.
A brief look at Russia's brightest hopes for Olympic Gold in Salt Lake City this winter.
The US-Russian (nee Soviet) Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty has been cast onto the dustheap of history with scarcely a whimper from the Russian side. As with many things, what seemed unlikely six months ago has all of a sudden become unavoidable.
Readers comment and correct.
The latest from the travel front.
All the news that fits from all across Russia.
This ornate chicken dish, Kurnik Zalikhvatsky, is a once a year type of dish. But one you'll remember all year round.
There are as many different reasons for deciding to study Russian as there are people studying it. And now, with a newly-liberalized Russia, there are more opportunities than ever for persons with strong Russian language skills to find excellent jobs in areas that correspond with the “spark” that led them to Russian in the first place.
Words of promise, deception, lies and happiness.
We look back on the first decade of a Free Russia with this Literary Excerpt from Mikhail Butov's award-winning novel, Liberty. Butov offers a poignant and humorous portrait of his generation's coming of age after the collapse of the Soviet empire.
A look back at the reforms of the past decade, on the tenth anniversary of "shock therapy."
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