Supermen, spoiled, or a little of both? In this month's cover story, we look at the place of men in Russia today.
Where we review "The Thief", the new Russian film about men that received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Film.
T. Randall Black
A profile of 80 year old Svetlana Pavlovna Voronova, hero of the Second World War.
A profile of a small workshop in the Urals, in Zlatoust, that has become world famous for its production of fine ornamental swords and other memorabilia.
A biography of Catherine the Great's favorite and the noted diplomat, Grigory Potemkin.
“Real men don’t eat quiche” was a popular cliché in the US during the testosterone-charged 1980s. And while it may seem passé here in the late 1990s, it certainly would have resonance in today’s Russia.
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All the news that fits from all across Russia.
A profile of the revolutionary theorist who was Lenin's mentor, Georgy Plekhanov
Pokhlebka is a tasty beef stew served piping hot.
An impressive bunch of muzhik-related phrases and idioms.
A couple of inexpensive Moscow hotels and homestay organizations, as recommended by a couple of Russia travel experts.
Russia and Latvia have had strained relations of late due to the latter country's treatment of Russians living in Latvia, and due to lost memories of WWII.
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