April 1, 2014
Moscow, Russia
An unusual outfit from Russian designer Yulia Kosyak is presented at the Contrfashion fashion show (via Telegraph)

Moscow, Russia

An unusual outfit from Russian designer Yulia Kosyak is presented at the Contrfashion fashion show (via Telegraph)

March 29, 2014
Moscow, Russia
Pro-Kremlin activists rally at the Red Square to celebrate the incorporation of Crimea (via Guardian)

Moscow, Russia

Pro-Kremlin activists rally at the Red Square to celebrate the incorporation of Crimea (via Guardian)

March 16, 2014
Moscow, Russia
Russian punk band Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina (back) and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova attend an anti-war rally (via Reuters)

Moscow, Russia

Russian punk band Pussy Riot members Maria Alyokhina (back) and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova attend an anti-war rally (via Reuters)

March 16, 2014
Moscow, Russia
Demonstrators wearing red and two WWII veterans march in support of Kremlin-backed plans for the Ukrainian province of Crimea to break away and merge with Russia (via Yahoo)

Moscow, Russia

Demonstrators wearing red and two WWII veterans march in support of Kremlin-backed plans for the Ukrainian province of Crimea to break away and merge with Russia (via Yahoo)

March 15, 2014
Moscow, Russia
A woman walks amidst chains as she views an art installation near the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure (via Reuters)

Moscow, Russia

A woman walks amidst chains as she views an art installation near the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure (via Reuters)

March 1, 2014
Moscow, Russia
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, prominent member of protest group Pussy Riot, speaks to police officers outside a courthouse (via Reuters)

Moscow, Russia

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, prominent member of protest group Pussy Riot, speaks to police officers outside a courthouse (via Reuters)

February 23, 2014
Moscow, Russia
Police detain a protester outside a courthouse. Police detained about 200 people on Friday outside a Moscow courthouse where eight people were convicted of rioting and assaulting police at a protest against President Vladimir Putin in 2012, a police spokesman said (via Reuters)

Moscow, Russia

Police detain a protester outside a courthouse. Police detained about 200 people on Friday outside a Moscow courthouse where eight people were convicted of rioting and assaulting police at a protest against President Vladimir Putin in 2012, a police spokesman said (via Reuters)

February 19, 2014
Moscow, Russia
The wonderful 200-mile transit system of the Russian capital, developed under Stalin from 1935, may look like a museum piece, complete with old Soviet music playing late at night and unsmiling officials barking instructions. But it also works: a cheap and reliable service with frequent trains that 7 million Muscovites crowd on to day and night. Its unique appeal is the astonishing artwork and architecture: Soviet-era murals, statues of heroic workers, even chandeliers in some stations – and very few adverts even now, making it an almost uniquely relaxing mental space (via Guardian)

Moscow, Russia

The wonderful 200-mile transit system of the Russian capital, developed under Stalin from 1935, may look like a museum piece, complete with old Soviet music playing late at night and unsmiling officials barking instructions. But it also works: a cheap and reliable service with frequent trains that 7 million Muscovites crowd on to day and night. Its unique appeal is the astonishing artwork and architecture: Soviet-era murals, statues of heroic workers, even chandeliers in some stations – and very few adverts even now, making it an almost uniquely relaxing mental space (via Guardian)

February 18, 2014
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Saint Basil’s - Moscow
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Saint Basil’s - Moscow

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February 9, 2014
Moscow, Russia
A police officer arrests a gay rights activist in Red Square. Police detained 10 LGBT activists who waved rainbow flags (via Guardian)

Moscow, Russia

A police officer arrests a gay rights activist in Red Square. Police detained 10 LGBT activists who waved rainbow flags (via Guardian)

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