Katherine E. Young
Like everything else in Russia, the celebration of Christmas is in transition. Our author traces the turbulent history of Russia's Christmas and New Year's holidays.
A profile of Russians' favorite holiday movie, "The Irony of Fate."
World famous entertainers, huge crowds, expensive tickets. It looks like a western-style concert spectacular -- only something's different. Russia's nascent mass entertainment industry will require a "getting acquainted" period for both fans and performers.
Tennis is Russia's new sports craze. Freed of the stigma of "individualism" that was a taboo in Soviet times, it is now the sport of choice of the political elite.
A look at the wonderful folk art of wood carving that grew up in and around the ancient village of Bogorodskoye.
Readers comment and correct.
All the news that fits from all across Russia.
A look at words that sound like English words, but mean nothing like what they sound like.
Tips and information on riding Russia's railways, for short or long trips.
Empires and goverments may rise and fall, but Stolichny salad persists.
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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