oleg ivenko: the dancer telling the story of ballet’s first pop icon
The Ukrainian professional dancer and first-time actor discusses his role as Rudolf Nureyev: the Soviet ballet sensation who controversially defected to Paris during the Cold War.
what’s really happening in chechnya right now?
The LGBTQ community is under attack and urgent action is needed.
'with mine dyed blue' is a colourful celebration of body hair
Miami-raised photographer Josh Aronson is opening his first solo exhibition — in the industrial heartland of Russia.
the moscow designer making lace blouses for liberated men
'For me, the real man is a person with an absolute inner freedom, with open sexuality and non-stereotypical thinking," Nikita Kalmykov says.
how this underground club is shaping russian culture
“Russia is more than vodka, bears and Gosha Rubchinskiy.” We asked the founders, club kids and residents of Kisloty about its underground music scene and the creative future of St. Petersburg.
is the world cup actually changing russian society?
Nadya from Pussy Riot reports.
an exclusive last look at gosha rubchinskiy as we know it now
“The youth of today possess a mind of their own and are open to the world.”
moscow is more diverse than you imagined
Often stereotyped as completely white, we meet youth from across the world who’ve made Moscow home.
russian punk youth on tour
Photographer and Gosha Rubchinskiy collaborator Sasha Mademuaselle documents Russia’s punk youth as they travel around the old East Bloc.
nadya from pussy riot on why her friend marina abramović is a witch
And why that’s a really really good thing.
nadya from pussy riot takes you inside the moscow protests
More than 1600 people -- including children -- were arrested during anti-Putin rallies over the weekend. Nadya Tolokonnikova gives i-D a firsthand account of the experience on the ground at Moscow’s Pushkinskaya Square.
angelwave is the euphoric future of moscow's rave scene
Teens in Russia's capital are rejecting the darkness typically associated with electronic music, donning all-white streetwear and dancing under showers of feathers.
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