Anastasiia Fedorova

Anastasiia Fedorova is a freelance writer and curator based in London. She is a regular contributor to Dazed, i-D, 032c, Vice, Amuse, Broadly, The Guardian and SHOWstudio. You can follow her on Twitter here and find more of her writing here.

Russia’s Korean community has been a quiet force for decades. Now they’re standing up

Russia’s Korean community has been a quiet force for decades. Now they’re standing up

Homecoming: the young photographer reconnecting with the roots of Russia’s indigenous Mari people

Homecoming: the young photographer reconnecting with the roots of Russia’s indigenous Mari people

Power! Gender! Animal print! Listen to our fashion podcast on the meaning of Russian style 

Power! Gender! Animal print! Listen to our fashion podcast on the meaning of Russian style 

Russia’s hottest rap star is literally burning up right now

Russia’s hottest rap star is literally burning up right now

This post punk video on anti-consumerism is strange but wonderful essential viewing

This post punk video on anti-consumerism is strange but wonderful essential viewing

This kick-ass video is the glorious celebration of Central Asian identity you didn’t know you needed

This kick-ass video is the glorious celebration of Central Asian identity you didn’t know you needed

Go into the woods with Kedr Livanskiy in this enchanting take on Sleeping Beauty

Go into the woods with Kedr Livanskiy in this enchanting take on Sleeping Beauty

Meet the artist inventing a new language to merge the natural and non-human worlds 

Meet the artist inventing a new language to merge the natural and non-human worlds 

Meet the fashion designer whose fantastical creations reimagine folklore for modern times

Meet the fashion designer whose fantastical creations reimagine folklore for modern times

In Russia, ideas of beauty are stuck. Meet the rebels looking good on their own terms

In Russia, ideas of beauty are stuck. Meet the rebels looking good on their own terms

For over a decade she photographed Moscow’s wild, wild nightlife. Now you can see what she saw

For over a decade she photographed Moscow’s wild, wild nightlife. Now you can see what she saw

Science, religion and fake history collide in this mind-expanding art video

Science, religion and fake history collide in this mind-expanding art video

5 Russian brands proving that streetwear isn’t just a man’s game

5 Russian brands proving that streetwear isn’t just a man’s game

As Budapest’s only feminist and LGBTQ-friendly art space, FERi gallery is a liberal island in conservative waters

As Budapest’s only feminist and LGBTQ-friendly art space, FERi gallery is a liberal island in conservative waters

Karabash’s toxic landscape is our future. We styled a dystopian fashion shoot to see it with our own eyes

Karabash’s toxic landscape is our future. We styled a dystopian fashion shoot to see it with our own eyes

Discover a lost roadside kingdom in southern Ukraine

Discover a lost roadside kingdom in southern Ukraine

These portraits demonstrate the true diversity of Russian society, and the challenges still faced by minorities

These portraits demonstrate the true diversity of Russian society, and the challenges still faced by minorities

In the face of official homophobia, Budapest’s queer clubs are defiantly hedonistic and inclusive

In the face of official homophobia, Budapest’s queer clubs are defiantly hedonistic and inclusive

Luc Besson’s spy thriller Anna shows the West is still hung up on harmful stereotypes of Russian women

Luc Besson’s spy thriller Anna shows the West is still hung up on harmful stereotypes of Russian women

Between the woods and the water: experience the sultry summer heat of Latvia’s Baltic coast

Between the woods and the water: experience the sultry summer heat of Latvia’s Baltic coast

Queer Moscow: dispatches from the front lines of Russia’s LGBTQ creative revolution

Queer Moscow: dispatches from the front lines of Russia’s LGBTQ creative revolution

Thrifting and teen thrills: photos of Russian youth’s love affair with second-hand clothes

Thrifting and teen thrills: photos of Russian youth’s love affair with second-hand clothes

Party at Kyiv’s momentous queer rave, where safety and acceptance come first

Party at Kyiv’s momentous queer rave, where safety and acceptance come first

In the face of official censure, Russia’s LGBTQ artists prove that their country has always been queer

In the face of official censure, Russia’s LGBTQ artists prove that their country has always been queer

Queer St Petersburg: dispatches from the front lines of Russia’s LGBTQ creative revolution

Queer St Petersburg: dispatches from the front lines of Russia’s LGBTQ creative revolution

This Russian label is making adjustable agender clothing to fight fast fashion

This Russian label is making adjustable agender clothing to fight fast fashion

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

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

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

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

Discover how this Croatian fashion label is playing with supply and demand

Discover how this Croatian fashion label is playing with supply and demand

Celebs are in love with Eastern European designers. But is it really good for business? 

Celebs are in love with Eastern European designers. But is it really good for business? 

London’s emerging fashion talent is from Eastern Europe

London’s emerging fashion talent is from Eastern Europe

7 insiders you need to follow for your fashion world scoops

7 insiders you need to follow for your fashion world scoops

5 Eastern European streetwear brands you need to know

5 Eastern European streetwear brands you need to know