Russian Chicago magazine was founded in 2010 as a free bi-weekly, 80-page lifestyle publication in Russian and English that featured articles on local businesses, entertainment, art, family, home and sport. On quality paper, all color, oversized, stitched and neatly cut. Five thousand complimentary copies of Russian Chicago Magazine were available every other Friday at over 300 busy locations throughout Chicago and suburbs. The publication was hand-distributed in various locations at peak hours and mailed to business and individual subscribers free of charge. Russian Chicago Magazine reached an audience that consisted of educated, savvy and affluent Chicagoans able to read in Russian. Total monthly readership estimated at 80,000 people. Since May, 2016 Russian Chicago Magazine transformed to digital only and is available at RussianChicagoМag.com.