The queer Russian photographer who made global headlines in the 90s
Slava Mogutin left Siberia at 14 and became a prominent LGBTQ activist before such a term was commonplace.
Photos that capture what it means to be Soviet Korean
Wearing Uzbek-Korean label J.Kim, descendants of USSR ethnic Koreans speak on identity, community and redefining home abroad.
From Russian Y2K to folklore-core, this is the post-post-Soviet aesthetic
Emerging brands CH4RM, J.Kim, Vereja and nastyamasha are creating playful clothes that capture the country’s new youth movement.
Photographing gay youth across Russia
Vlad Zorin travelled hundreds of miles to capture different queer male sexual awakenings in his new book, 'With Love from Russia'
Vlad Molodez captures the magic and melancholy of growing up in Siberia
After contributing to our My Month in a Photo series, we commissioned the photographer to show us more of his life back home.
Photographs from Moscow’s youth-led protests
After shooting the protest, photographer Gosha Bergal discusses the beginning of a new chapter for Russia.
Meet the creatives of St. Petersburg
Photographer Online Lipnem lensed his friends in bed, because where else do you have to be this year?
This party is redefining queer nightlife in Russia
Moscow techno party Popoff Kitchen share how they created Russia’s most sexually-liberated LGBTQ+ safe space, along with an exclusive mix.
The photographer finding parallels between NY and Russia during lockdown
Devoid of her usual subject matters, Kristina Shakht roamed the empty streets.
The exhibition showcasing Russia's LGBTQ+ diversity
'Russian Queer Revolution' highlights the celebratory, creative side to queer life in Russia that we often overlook.
The punk art collective fusing political activism and streetwear in Russia
From strict drug laws to LGBTQ+ rights, Kultrab highlights the country's most pressing issues. Their latest project is a cyborg-inspired photo series, and a call to action on climate change.
This proposed bill is a leap backwards for trans rights in Russia
Proposed under the guise of “strengthening the institution of family”, the Russian government’s latest anti-LGBTQ+ move will drastically affect the livelihoods of its trans citizens. Here’s how you can help.