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"Lenin Lives Next Door" with author Jennifer Eremeeva

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Jennifer Eremeeva is an American writer, photographer, Russian historian, blogger, and humor and cooking columnist based in Moscow Russia.

In 2009, Jennifer created   the award-winning blog “Dividing My Time: Finding The Funnier Side of Life in Russia,” which highlights humorous aspects of her life in Russia, her cross-cultural marriage and offers up very digestible doses of Russian history, culture, politics, literature and her own wry observations of daily life in the world’s largest country.

In 2011, Jennifer parlayed her passion for running great food to ground in Moscow in The Moscovore, an English-language site dedicated to gathering cooking resources, news, and recipes together in one place.  

Jennifer is a regular contributor to The Voice of Russia, BBC Russia Service, and is the Cooking and Humor columnist for “Russia Beyond The Headlines:” a monthly color supplement to The Washington Post, The Daily Telegraph, The Times of India and others.

Jennifer was born in Oklahoma City, and raised and educated in New England and the United Kingdom.  She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Russian Area Studies from Columbia University in 1989.

Jennifer’s professional life featured a decade and a half in the Travel & Tourism industry. She also served as Head of External Relations with United Financial Group (UFG) a major Russian investment bank from 2003 – 2006 through its strategic sale to Deutsche Bank.


Her new book is Lenin Lives Next Door: Marriage, Martinis, and Mayhem in Moscow!