3 Years of Russian Universe


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It’s been 3 years since I published the 1st post on this blog. I prepared a list of my best and/or most popular posts on Russia-and-the-West. Continue reading “3 Years of Russian Universe”

Anniversaries: A Singer & a Writer (Fyodor Shalyapin & Mikhail Bulgakov)


Boris Kustodiyev - Portrait of Fyodor Shalyapin, 1921.
Boris Kustodiev – Portrait of Fyodor Shalyapin, 1921.

‘You’re not Dostoyevsky,’ said the citizeness, who was getting muddled by Koroviev.

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The #RussianUniverse Project Turns 2 Years Old!


Mapped locations of Russian Universe's followers via Followerwonk
Mapped locations of @RussianUniverse‘s followers via @followerwonk

Two years ago I created my another Twitter account @RussianUniverse. It was the birth of the Russian Universe project. Continue reading “The #RussianUniverse Project Turns 2 Years Old!”

Russian Universe Is 1 Year Old!


A  year ago I published my first blog post as Russian Universe. I would like to thank you for your support and feedback! Spasibo 🙂

I think it’s the right time to sum up my first year as a native Russian speaker blogging in English – in this 36th post. The most popular post on my blog is about Russian stereotypes in the West (it has more than 100 Facebook likes). Along with the following post in the Russian stereotypes series it was shortened and translated into French. Continue reading “Russian Universe Is 1 Year Old!”