Yuri Remyga is a member of the International Federation of Artists. He spent his youth in Zaporizhia, went to Moscow for his studies, and later moved to St. Petersburg. Since 2012, he lived in Uruguay, the Philippines, and Cambodia. He returned to Moscow, but when Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022, he decided that he couldn’t continue living in Russia, so he left again. Now he is in Serbia. Yuri Remyga’s works can be found in many international galleries and private collections in Russia, Germany, Uruguay, Cambodia, etc.
This collection, compiled, translated, and edited by poet and scholar Ian Probstein, provides Anglophone audiences with a powerful selection of Mandelstam’s most beloved and haunting poems.
This collection of personal essays by a bi-national Russian/U.S. author offers glimpses into many things Soviet and post-Soviet: the sacred, the profane, the mundane, the little-discussed and the often-overlooked. What was a Soviet school dance like? Did communists go to church? Did communists listen to Donna Summer? If you want to find out, read on!