The world’s biggest country, in a magazine. Since 1956.
Covering the broader realm of culture, plus humor, food and drink.
This week is all about the places where Russians and new cultural phenomena meet, for better and for worse.
This week goes intergalactic with a moon colony, two jedi masters, and several unhappy taxi drivers.
We have a trio of uplifting stories this week: a Russian rapper freed, a Russian beauty turned royalty, and a literal (and strange) military lift.
This week was a grab bag of jobs well done, tear-jerkers, and meta-scary stories. Buckle up!
If you’re here for Halloween spooks, we can’t help you: all we’ve got this week are feel-good stories!
Laura Williams, a long-time contributor to Russian Life (author of the wonderful book, Notes from a Russian Village), passed away suddenly on October 28, 2018.
Russian law enforcement had a busy week, from taking on the ~high~ seas to putting rich jerks in their place.
Falling objects, family feuds, and friendly felines dominated our attention this week.
What’s more surprising, fake feminists or fish with bad teeth?
To selfie or not to selfie? That is the question, or at least one of the questions, addressed this week.