russia

Music

pussy riot just released a dark environmental protest song

Complete with an open letter to Putin.
Frankie Dunn
7.9.19
Culture

tommy cash's new collaboration with rick owens is as horrifying as it is fascinating

In his first foray into the art world, the 'post-Soviet rapper' exhibits, among other things, his own sperm as part of a show created in collaboration with the American designer.
Aliide Naylor
5.30.19
Film

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.
Ryan White
3.20.19
Culture

what’s really happening in chechnya right now?

The LGBTQ community is under attack and urgent action is needed.
Jake Hall
1.29.19
Photography

'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.
Monica Uszerowicz
10.25.18
Fashion

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.
Hannah Ongley
10.25.18
Culture

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.
Juule Kay
8.29.18
activism

is the world cup actually changing russian society?

Nadya from Pussy Riot reports.
Nadya Tolokonnikova
7.9.18
Fashion

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.”
Steve Salter
6.28.18
Culture

moscow is more diverse than you imagined

Often stereotyped as completely white, we meet youth from across the world who’ve made Moscow home.
Anastasiia Fedorova
6.27.18
Photography

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.
Anastasiia Fedorova
6.20.18
activism

nadya from pussy riot on why her friend marina abramović is a witch

And why that’s a really really good thing.
Nadya Tolokonnikova
5.25.18
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