November 18, 2019
A conversation with Professor Michael Khodarkovsky about his new book, Russia's 20th Century: a fresh look at the arc of Soviet history.
July 18, 2019
While the Russian Revolutions claimed many Romanov victims, Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, the mother of Nicholas II, famously survived. The life of this fascinating woman, born a Danish princess, is…
January 2, 2016
War and Peace gets 2016 off to a great start! I couldn't be more excited about the upcoming drama series of Tolstoy's War and Peace, which starts on January 3,…
February 26, 2014
The addition of my beloved Russian smoked salmon to these fishcakes takes them from a drab Wednesday night stopgap to the opening salvo of an elegant Saturday night dinner.
May 21, 2013
HRH and Jennifer dust off their Bureau of Technical Inventory documents for an apartment renovation that sounds so much better in French! (more…)
March 27, 2013
Here’s one of the great unsolved mysteries of the universe: Why does the Alumni Magazine get through the floundering Russian postal system with a regularity you can set your clock…