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    Table of Contents:

  • Welcome to "Faces of Russia: Past and Present - The Online Journal" - a unique online journal dedicated to all aspects of Russian history and culture.From Brighton Beach to Alexander Pushkin's poetry to Russians in Hollywood- we cover it all!

    The articles are written by a group of talented international writers from all over the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan - just to name a few. New articles are added almost every week: look for the New! tags as you scroll down. To find the subject you are interested in easier, please click on individual categories in the Table of Contents, above right ^^.

    If you have any questions or comments for the author(s), would like to discuss any article you have read here, or would like to contribute an article to this journal - please feel free to contact us at mushkah@gmail.com.



    TRAVELOGUES
    Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting St. Petersburg in the spring of 2006
    Travelogue by Raegan Baker New!
    Image hosted by Photobucket.com Virtual Tour of Graves of Famous (or Infamous) Russians
    by Helen Azar and Margarita Nelipa
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Brighton Beach: The Little Russia in Brooklyn
    by Helen Azar and Irene Johnson New!

    (Don't miss Irene's review of one of Brighton's Russian cafes!)

    Image hosted by Photobucket.com MOSCOW
    by Raegan Baker New!
    Image hosted by Photobucket.com ST PETERSBURG and the ALEXANDER PALACE, Tsarskoe Selo
    Recent photos by Robert Hall New!
    Tsarskoe Selo: A Unique Perspective
    by Helen Azar
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us To Russia: A Voyage of Understanding
    by Helen Azar
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us More....
    We need you...to submit your travelogue!
       
    HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY
    Books With Voltaire Marginalia in the Imperial Library at Tsarskoe Selo
    by Irina Zaitseva. Translated from Russian by Helen Azar

    New!

     

    Alexander III: an Imperial Death surrounded by Myth
    by Margarita Nelipa

    New!

    Rasputin's Apartment: Interview with Current Resident
    Translated by Helen Azar

    New!

    Famous Graves at Moscow's Novodevich'e Cemetery
    by Margarita Nelipa

    New!

    Alexander Pushkin: The Poet's Life and Work
    Poetry Translations and Biography by Margarita Nelipa

    New poetry translations!

    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Smolnii Institute
    by Margarita Nelipa
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Ivan the Terrible
    By Katrina Kitchen
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Prominent Russian Poets
    Biographies and poetry (translations) by Margarita Nelipa
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us See more new articles!
    New!

    Short Biographies
    We need authors (click on link for more info)
    The Imperial Library Collection at Tsarskoe Selo
    by Helen Azar - Coming soon!

     

       
    HISTORY-MEETS-SCIENCE
      Romanov Imperial Bones Revisited: why does doubt remain about who is buried in the St. Petersburg Fortress?
    by Margarita Nelipa and Helen Azar New!
    Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting Rasputin: A Modern Forensic Assessment of the murder. What was the real cause of death?
    by Margarita Nelipa Coming Soon!!!
    More... SEARCH Foundation, Inc.
    More... New Claims That the Remains of the Russian Imperial Family Are Still Missing....
    AN INHERITANCE NO ONE DESIRED...
    The Anastasia Cloning Project?
    A Fun Way to Learn About the Latest Developments in Science... by Dave K
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us KUNSTKAMMER
    Peter the Great's Museum of Ethnography, Anthropology and "Medical Curiousities"
    Maps More...
    We need you...to submit your article
       
    ACADEMIC RESOURCES
    Maps A Research Study of the Town of Tsarskoe Selo and Its Historical Museums
    By Helen Azar
     
    Maps Visiting the Davis Center Library at Harvard University
    By Helen Azar
     
    BOOK REVIEWS
    Alerts English Language Literature
    Coordinated by Helen Azar - Read the reviews inside.
    Alerts Russian Language Literaturee
    Gilbert's Royal Bookss
    What's new in 2006
       
    ART, MUSIC, FILM AND TV
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us The Face of Russiaa
    Image hosted by Photobucket.com Review of the Russia! exhibit at the Guggenheim-Hermitage in Las Vegas
    New!
    by Helen Azar
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us RUSSIANS IN HOLLYWOOD: A Historical Chronicle
    New!
    by Liane Schirmer
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us RUSSIAN ARKK
    by Paul Seymore

    "The Making of Russian Ark" Documentary

    Image hosted by Photobucket.com Virtual Amber Art Catalogue
    Amber object d'art and jewerly, individually handmade by professional artisan who worked on reconstruction of the current Amber Room. New!
    Maps "Amazing Race" in St Petersburg
    by Paul Seymore
    Maps "Enemy at the Gates" and the Battle of Stalingradd
    New!
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Soviet Political Art
    By Cheryl Rychkova
    Maps Ballet Russes
    By Cheryl Rychkova
       
    FROM FOREIGN LANGUAGE WEBSITES
    Alerts Legend of Anastasia in Japann
    Two articles by Ayano Fukui New!
    Alerts A Historical novel about Tsesarevich Nicholas of Russia and the Otsu incidentt
    Alerts Yet another Anastasia claimant book...in Japanese..
    Alerts Hermitage Exhibit in Japan
    Translated by Junichi Hayashi
    Maps Nagai Gets Awarded for "Proving the Last Tsar's Remains Belong to Someone Else"..
    Written/translated by Junichi Hayashi
    Alerts More...
    We need you...to submit your article!
       
    TRADITIONS
    Alerts Traditional Russian Recipes
    Submit your favorites
    Alerts The Russian Banya
    By Cheryl Rychkova
    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Russian Orthodox Traditions
    by George Hawkins

    New! Read about Russian Orthodox Christmas

    Image Hosted by ImageShack.us Read about more Russian traditions here
    New!
    Maps How to submit your article
     
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