Picture essay

The magical restaurants of the Moscow suburbs

The magical restaurants of the Moscow suburbs

Udege: photographing a remote indigenous community in Russia’s Far East

Udege: photographing a remote indigenous community in Russia’s Far East

A conceptual photoshoot spotlights women’s potential in the remaking of Belarus

A conceptual photoshoot spotlights women’s potential in the remaking of Belarus

One photographer traces Moscow’s architectural history through its iconic metro stations

One photographer traces Moscow’s architectural history through its iconic metro stations

Voyage into the uncharted waters of teenage life with photographer Ieva Raudsepa

Voyage into the uncharted waters of teenage life with photographer Ieva Raudsepa

Danila Tkachenko’s haunting visuals confront Russia’s collective denial of Gulag history

Danila Tkachenko’s haunting visuals confront Russia’s collective denial of Gulag history

Friends-for-hire: why are people in Moscow renting companions?

Friends-for-hire: why are people in Moscow renting companions?

A bunker for every citizen: photographing Albania’s remarkable communist relics

A bunker for every citizen: photographing Albania’s remarkable communist relics

Bonjour, Parizh: I visited the Russian village with its very own Eiffel Tower

Bonjour, Parizh: I visited the Russian village with its very own Eiffel Tower

From amusement parks to anti-abortion billboards, Tomasz Lewandowski captures Poland’s shifting landscape

From amusement parks to anti-abortion billboards, Tomasz Lewandowski captures Poland’s shifting landscape

The wildfire fighters battling extreme heat in Yakutia

The wildfire fighters battling extreme heat in Yakutia