Exploration

A line in the sand: snapshots of life in Kalmykia, Europe’s only man-made desert

A line in the sand: snapshots of life in Kalmykia, Europe’s only man-made desert

Lost in time, a band of punk knights throw a gothic party in modern Moscow

Lost in time, a band of punk knights throw a gothic party in modern Moscow

Poisoned beauty: inside the former closed town next to one of Russia’s largest nuclear power plants

Poisoned beauty: inside the former closed town next to one of Russia’s largest nuclear power plants

A pagan matriarchy in the Russian North clings to fading traditions 

A pagan matriarchy in the Russian North clings to fading traditions 

Boyhood: life in a patriotic, male-only school in Russia’s isolated Far East — in photos 

Boyhood: life in a patriotic, male-only school in Russia’s isolated Far East — in photos 

Feast in the clouds: capturing a season of eternal weddings in a Dagestani village

Feast in the clouds: capturing a season of eternal weddings in a Dagestani village

Hopes and high rises: journeying through New Moscow

Hopes and high rises: journeying through New Moscow

River under earth: capturing Russia’s hidden pagan past and present

River under earth: capturing Russia’s hidden pagan past and present