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There are 29 item(s) tagged with the keyword "women".

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11. Creating Anna Karenina

When Tolstoy started Anna Karenina, he was forty-four. He guessed that he would finish the novel, conceived as only a novella, in two weeks. Anna Karenina took him more than four years.

Tags: russian literature, literature, women, tolstoy
12. Car Crashes, Art, and Bikinis

This week arts and crafts flourish under quarantine; a heatwave hits an unlikely place, and coronavirus fashion hits a new high (or low?).

Tags: Moscow, animals, cars, art, women, weather, coronavirus, Siberia
13. Piter's People – Darya Aleksandrova

Few Russians know who Julia Child is. Yet Darya still chose to name her restaurant after the iconic American chef.

Tags: women, travel, restaurants, food, urban, st. petersburg
14. Vote for Oleg, Not Olga

A public opinion survey reveals that Russians are averse to a woman holding Putin's office.

Tags: opinion, study, politics, government, women, international women's day
15. The Beauties

On the occasion of the great writer’s 160th birthday, we offer up one of his lesser-known classics, newly translated.

Tags: women, fiction, chekhov
16. Returning (Legally) to Her Mother's Land

The wealthiest woman on the African continent is, apparently, a Russian citizen.

Tags: women, africa
17. #TBT: Sofia the Mathematician

170 years ago this week, January 15, 1850, the mathematician Sofia Kovalevskaya was born.

Tags: math, women
18. Sofia Kovalevskaya

Poor, unfortunate Vasily Vasilyevich Korvin-Krukovsky. He worked so hard to help his family flourish, and, at least in his eyes, it all went to waste.

Tags: women, science, math
19. Piter's People – Kseniya Schastlivtseva

Kseniya is an architect, who found her passion in jewelry making.

Tags: artist, women, architecture, st. petersburg
20. The Things They Carry

In which a photographer convinces 12 women to share the contents of their magical purses, revealing mysteries of the Russian Soul.

Tags: women

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