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Low Fidelity: an animated sketchbook ode to the young and lost

Low Fidelity: an animated sketchbook ode to the young and lost

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

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

#PostSovietSelfies: the Eastern European face filters taking over Instagram

#PostSovietSelfies: the Eastern European face filters taking over Instagram

From the northern city of Norilsk, Augustine is the new voice of Russian queer pop music

From the northern city of Norilsk, Augustine is the new voice of Russian queer pop music

‘You pay a price for being unconventional’: Filmmaker Lado Kvataniya on the political power of music videos

‘You pay a price for being unconventional’: Filmmaker Lado Kvataniya on the political power of music videos

The Watchlist: Celestial Wives is a magical portrait of Europe’s last pagans

The Watchlist: Celestial Wives is a magical portrait of Europe’s last pagans

Russia’s queer youth want to be seen. A new online community is sharing their voices

Russia’s queer youth want to be seen. A new online community is sharing their voices

All hail Manizha, the Tajik-Russian musician rewriting the rules on what it means to belong

All hail Manizha, the Tajik-Russian musician rewriting the rules on what it means to belong

Watch this beautiful hymn to queer love in Russia today

Watch this beautiful hymn to queer love in Russia today

The Watchlist: Kantemir Balagov’s film Closeness is a gripping tale of an outsider at the edge of Russia

The Watchlist: Kantemir Balagov’s film Closeness is a gripping tale of an outsider at the edge of Russia

These artists are bringing Russia’s most embarrassing musical genre back to its criminal underground roots

These artists are bringing Russia’s most embarrassing musical genre back to its criminal underground roots

Art, activism, advocacy. Listen to our podcast on the future of Russian feminism

Art, activism, advocacy. Listen to our podcast on the future of Russian feminism

Russian and feminist: how a new generation of activists are fighting for their rights

Russian and feminist: how a new generation of activists are fighting for their rights

The Watchlist: Kirill Serebrennikov’s The Student is a dark teen drama about religious fanaticism

The Watchlist: Kirill Serebrennikov’s The Student is a dark teen drama about religious fanaticism

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

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