Beyond the game

48 hours in Kazan: discover young Russia in our new documentary series

48 hours in Kazan: discover young Russia in our new documentary series

48 hours in Nizhny Novgorod: discover young Russia in our new documentary series

48 hours in Nizhny Novgorod: discover young Russia in our new documentary series

The Mixtape: immerse yourself in the secret sounds of Saransk with local musician Damba

The Mixtape: immerse yourself in the secret sounds of Saransk with local musician Damba

The Mixtape: join Oat Oaks on a hypnotic rock odyssey to the edge of mighty Volgograd

The Mixtape: join Oat Oaks on a hypnotic rock odyssey to the edge of mighty Volgograd

48 hours in Volgograd: discover young Russia in our new documentary series

48 hours in Volgograd: discover young Russia in our new documentary series

Playing with the past: reading the complex history of Yekaterinburg in its World Cup stadium

Playing with the past: reading the complex history of Yekaterinburg in its World Cup stadium

Round the houses: explore Samara’s architectural history, from wooden streets to Soviet grandeur

Round the houses: explore Samara’s architectural history, from wooden streets to Soviet grandeur

On side: how Samara brought North and South Korea together on the pitch — for one minute

On side: how Samara brought North and South Korea together on the pitch — for one minute

Hometown values: after years in the wilderness, has Nizhny finally found a football team of its own?

Hometown values: after years in the wilderness, has Nizhny finally found a football team of its own?

48 hours in Saransk: discover young Russia in our new documentary series

48 hours in Saransk: discover young Russia in our new documentary series