Russia

A pagan matriarchy in the Russian North clings to fading traditions 

A pagan matriarchy in the Russian North clings to fading traditions 

Blending modesty and modern design through contemporary Islamic attire

Blending modesty and modern design through contemporary Islamic attire

The Myth of a Tech Body: open call for contemporary artists launched by Russian gallery Anna Nova

The Myth of a Tech Body: open call for contemporary artists launched by Russian gallery Anna Nova

How I paddled down the Volga from source to sea

How I paddled down the Volga from source to sea

Here are the winners of the 2020 New East Photo Prize

Here are the winners of the 2020 New East Photo Prize

Queer homes: a glimpse into the domestic lives of Russia’s LGBTQ+ community

Queer homes: a glimpse into the domestic lives of Russia’s LGBTQ+ community

From CGI to exchanging houseplants, these creatives are pushing the boundaries of what art is

From CGI to exchanging houseplants, these creatives are pushing the boundaries of what art is

Tonka, a Russian gallery for emerging artists, opens in Paris

Tonka, a Russian gallery for emerging artists, opens in Paris

Watch a friendship blossom in real-time between an online Russian language tutor and her pupil

Watch a friendship blossom in real-time between an online Russian language tutor and her pupil

Experimental Russian composers showcase their lockdown pieces online

Experimental Russian composers showcase their lockdown pieces online

Soviet submarines and an expelled diplomat: an intriguing spy operation in 80s Ireland reimagined through photography

Soviet submarines and an expelled diplomat: an intriguing spy operation in 80s Ireland reimagined through photography

5 Instagram accounts flying the flag for queer Russian love

5 Instagram accounts flying the flag for queer Russian love

Conceptual, fun, brightly coloured: introducing Russian illustrator Tribambuka

Conceptual, fun, brightly coloured: introducing Russian illustrator Tribambuka

Russian artist wins 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award with a tender shot of an Amur tigeress

Russian artist wins 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award with a tender shot of an Amur tigeress

Your Covid-19 stories have made this animated Russian fairytale

Your Covid-19 stories have made this animated Russian fairytale

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

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

More connected and yet more lonely: a Russian director explores our lives, online and offline

More connected and yet more lonely: a Russian director explores our lives, online and offline

A moving animation pays homage to Britain’s migrant medical staff

A moving animation pays homage to Britain’s migrant medical staff

Bold and intimate: 2 poems by queer and feminist Russian poets

Bold and intimate: 2 poems by queer and feminist Russian poets

Listen to the new album from Russia’s witty, provocative pop star Monetochka

Listen to the new album from Russia’s witty, provocative pop star Monetochka