Exploration

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

The wrestlers proving that sometimes, the battlefield is the only way to find common ground

The wrestlers proving that sometimes, the battlefield is the only way to find common ground

12 hours of freedom: the story behind Russia’s first queer biennale

12 hours of freedom: the story behind Russia’s first queer biennale