Celebrating the voice and vision of a new creative generation. This is Russia’s Gen Z: their words, their photos, their stories

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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 

Blending modesty and modern design through contemporary Islamic attire

Blending modesty and modern design through contemporary Islamic attire

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

Rendering Russian police injustice on canvas is one artist’s attempt to overcome fear

Rendering Russian police injustice on canvas is one artist’s attempt to overcome fear

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

Portraits of Russia: emerging photographers capture the faces of a young nation

Landscapes of Russia: panoramas and cityviews from the largest nation on Earth

Goodbye utopia: using CGI worlds to confront our flawed reality

Inspired by the buzz of crickets, this computer-generated landscape will bring you instant calm

Creative director: Ekow Eshun. Project manager: Anastasiia Fedorova. Editors: Nadia Beard, Katie Davies. Designers: Gaétan Nivon, Ike Okwudiafor, Pavel Ugamochi. Developers: Mohamad Montazerian, Anastasiya Peganova, Dimitry Plish. Production: Masha Borodacheva, Maria Muzdybaeva, Zhenia Vasiliev. Thanks to Makers of Siberia and Makers of Russia teams.