Russian Alexey Rubin names New York City intersection after Sergei Dovlatov

Alexey Rubin is an ordinary Russian immigrant. He graduated cum laude from Moscow Oil and Gas University's engineering school, but didn't want to work in his degree field. Alexey decided to travel to the United States and see how Americans ...

How to rent cheap accommodation in New York

The cost of the housing rent in New York is way too high. Those who spend more than 30% of their income on rent may benefit from special state programs allowing leasing the accommodation much cheaper than the market offers. ...

Russian speaking gays and lesbians start over in new york

More and more Russians are seeking political asylum in the United States. According to data by Radio Liberty, 2015 saw 1,454 asylum requests, 50% more than in 2014, and twice as many as in 2012. That was the highest number ...

Splendor and destitution of Brighton Beach: life of the legendary 'Little Odesa'

Brighton Beach is probably the most well-known Russian-speaking community in the United States. It's nicknamed “Little Odesa.” According to various estimates, some 50,000 to 70,000 Russian-speaking people currently live here. A correspondent for ForumDaily spent one day with Brighton Beach ...

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