Picture essay

One photographer gets up close and personal with Russia’s youth

One photographer gets up close and personal with Russia’s youth

Amongst post-Soviet decay, a quiet Jewish revival is taking root in Belarus

Amongst post-Soviet decay, a quiet Jewish revival is taking root in Belarus

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

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

Step inside the grandiose Georgian factory that’s been running like clockwork for 86 years

Step inside the grandiose Georgian factory that’s been running like clockwork for 86 years

NII launched the careers of Russia’s electronic music talent. Now its community say their farewells

NII launched the careers of Russia’s electronic music talent. Now its community say their farewells

Beyond the glitz: what’s making Nur-Sultan’s kids want to leave the Kazakh capital?

Beyond the glitz: what’s making Nur-Sultan’s kids want to leave the Kazakh capital?

For these queer young Russians, makeup is both armour and a weapon

For these queer young Russians, makeup is both armour and a weapon

Chechnya’s wildlife has been ravaged by war. This man is helping it to heal

Chechnya’s wildlife has been ravaged by war. This man is helping it to heal

This photographer’s ode to her grandmother explores womanhood and trauma in Bulgaria

This photographer’s ode to her grandmother explores womanhood and trauma in Bulgaria