Winter 2024

Features in this Issue

The Least of These

A paramilitary summer camp along the Volga gets the indoctrination started early.

54° N 84° E

A young woman flees the capital to Siberia, to teach in a rural school for a year.


A pensioner decides that woolens are the answer, but can't seem to convince his neighbors.

An Open Letter to Her Imperial Highness the Grand Duchess

Her pen pal was purportedly the daughter of the Last Tsarevich, who of course lived in Queens.

Nostalgia Takes a Hit

War transforms the image of the Soviet-era apartment building.

The War on Environmentalists

Even those fighting to save Russia's environment and ecology are being harassed and arrested.

"I Breathed a Sigh of Relief"

The war has increased cases of domestic abuse, yet in one instance things went in an entirely different direction.

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