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Who gets the coolest people for cover stories? We do. Who gets the coolest interviews with those cover stories? We do. Why? Well, first, because we're cool like that, and second (this is actually first) is because we have the coolest, smartest and just hands-down best staff at Russian Chicago magazine. Writers, editors, designers, managers…

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"Users average 50 minutes per day on Facebook, Messenger and Instagram" was one of the headlines I've read earlier today. Just in case you're not aware - Facebook owns Instagram. Facebook’s “family of apps” is proving to be a wild success. "While some might have expected it to roll Instagram into Facebook and leave chat…

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I'm sitting on a fancy couch in a living room of a 56th floor penthouse suite at Aria in Las Vegas, overlooking the Strip. I see an ocean of people down on the streets, countless lights and video screens. One enormous blur of colors. I'm here for just a couple of days in between Minneapolis…

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It’s been a while since I had mentioned any book recommendations here, and today I really feel like doing just that to start with. Why not to share two little great books that are helping me out a lot?! First one is “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by a japanese author Marie Kondo. Marie…

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Recently I've finalized my thoughts in regards to different types of Russian-speakers who live here in US (as a matter of fact, it could be true for any other part of the world). I have been watching and analyzing this for many years. And it is rather simple. The first type is the people who…

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We rarely have a featured cover story with someone whose first language is not Russian. This is one of those rare moments. When we found out about an "Evening with Sophia Loren" taking place in Chicago, our first thought was, "No way! Is that really happening?!" I've personally met with producers of this event to…

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