Konstantin Salomatin
The Bribery Express

From Cent­ral Asia to Moscow, Rid­ing the Bribery Express.

Fyodor Savintsev
Water as a weapon

Pho­to­grapher Fyodor Sav­intsev doc­u­ments the moun­tain­ous land­scape, crum­bling Soviet irrig­a­tion sys­tem and new Russian-backed energy infra­struc­ture of Kyrgyz­stan, a coun­try at the cen­ter of water con­flicts that threaten to engulf Cent­ral Asia in the com­ing years.

Danila Tkachenko

Rus­sian and Ukrain­ian people who have opted to with­draw from con­ven­tional soci­ety and live as her­mits in isol­ated nat­ural surrounds.

Denis Sinyakov
Marusya Night Club

Marusya” is a private joy house for wealthy women. It is loc­ated in the cen­ter of Moscow.

Martin Roemers
The Never-Ending War

Fol­low­ing the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II, Mar­tin Roe­mers pro­duced a series of pho­to­graphs of vet­er­ans from the Neth­er­lands, the United States, the United King­dom, Rus­sia and Ger­many. The pic­tures are accom­pan­ied by short inter­views. Whereas the pho­tos are unam­bigu­ous, the inter­views describe extraordin­ary indi­vidual stories.

Konstantin Salomatin
Underwater Rugby

Under­wa­ter rugby team in St.Petersburg. Russia

Davide Monteleone
Nordic Odyssey Part1

Jour­ney through the meltic Arc­tic aboard a cargo ship Nor­dic Odys­sey from Mur­mansk, Rus­sia to China via the North­ern Sea Route.

Davide Monteleone
Nordic Odyssey Part2

Jour­ney through the meltic Arc­tic aboard a cargo ship Nor­dic Odys­sey from Mur­mansk, Rus­sia to China via the North­ern Sea Route.

Varvara Lozenko
320 Icelanders

Pho­to­grapher Var­vara Lozenko ques­tioned a num­ber of Icelanders why they think their coun­try is so dif­fer­ent from any other places. The most com­mon answer was ‘Because we are so few ” So she decided to pho­to­graph 320 Icelanders by the num­ber of thou­sands of the country’s pop­u­la­tion. Every por­trait stands for 1000 people.

Vlad Krasnoshchok

Eur­omaidan. Kiev. Ukraine

Anastasia Tsayder

For pho­to­grapher Ana­stasia Tsay­der, return­ing to a small vil­lage in rural Rus­sia in 2013 brought a rush of child­hood memories.

Ed Thompson
England ‘till I die’

In 2009, Stephen Len­non A.K.A Tommy Robin­son estab­lished the Eng­lish Defense League (E.D.L). Its aim is to stop rad­ical Islam’s influ­ence in the UK.

Nikita Shokhov

Utrish is a small place near the Black sea,Russia. It is a national park. In the early 60s it became one of the favor­ite resorts for nud­ists in Soviet Union and has been wor­shiped ever since. Thou­sands of Rus­si­ans and Ukrain­i­ans come to Utrish every year.

Anastasia Tsayder
Olympic Games 1980

Up until very recently the word Olympics in Rus­sia has mainly asso­ci­ated with the 1980 Moscow Olympics. The games had a largely sym­bolic mean­ing aimed to prove the superi­or­ity of Social­ist regime. Most build­ings were designed in 1975–1978, a period still marked with optim­ism and hopes for a bright future.

Mikhail Mordasov
Sochi before the Olympics

Situ­ated on the Black Sea, the city of Sochi has long been one of the country’s most pop­u­lar resorts, an elite vaca­tion des­tin­a­tion for Soviet and present-day Rus­sian lead­ers. In Feb­ru­ary and March 2014, the city of Sochi will host the Winter Olympic and Para­lympic Games.

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