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
St Petersburg, Russia
People brave -3C (26F) temperatures to top up their tans at the wall of the Peter and Paul Fortress (via BBC)

St Petersburg, Russia

People brave -3C (26F) temperatures to top up their tans at the wall of the Peter and Paul Fortress (via BBC)

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
Ivangorod, Russia
"One day my friends and I went on a trip to the fortress, which is located on the border with Estonia,” says Anastasiia Shikina.
"I was walking [some] distance from the fortress, and these empty churches drew my attention. The general impression from this place is unforgettable—traces of past centuries in the present." (via National Geographic)

Ivangorod, Russia

"One day my friends and I went on a trip to the fortress, which is located on the border with Estonia,” says Anastasiia Shikina.

"I was walking [some] distance from the fortress, and these empty churches drew my attention. The general impression from this place is unforgettable—traces of past centuries in the present." (via National Geographic)

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 16, 2014
Sochi, Russia
Ukraine’s athletes cover their silver medals with their hands in a silent protest after finishing second in cross country 4x2.5km open relay, The majority of Ukraine’s Paralympic medalists covered their medals during medal ceremonies. (via Yahoo)

Sochi, Russia

Ukraine’s athletes cover their silver medals with their hands in a silent protest after finishing second in cross country 4x2.5km open relay, The majority of Ukraine’s Paralympic medalists covered their medals during medal ceremonies. (via Yahoo)

March 16, 2014
chippednailsports:

Russia: 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics 
Claudia Loesch of Austria in action during the women’s alpine skiing slalom first run sitting race (via Big Picture)

chippednailsports:

Russia: 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympics 

Claudia Loesch of Austria in action during the women’s alpine skiing slalom first run sitting race (via Big Picture)

March 16, 2014
Sochi, Russia
Gold medalists Kelly Gallagher of Great Britain (right) and guide Charlotte Evans celebrate during the medal ceremony for the women’s super-G visually impaired  (via Big Picture)

Sochi, Russia

Gold medalists Kelly Gallagher of Great Britain (right) and guide Charlotte Evans celebrate during the medal ceremony for the women’s super-G visually impaired  (via Big Picture)

March 15, 2014
Novosyolovo, Russia
Riders compete on the frozen Yenisei River during the 44th Ice Derby amateur horse race (via Voice of America)

Novosyolovo, Russia

Riders compete on the frozen Yenisei River during the 44th Ice Derby amateur horse race (via Voice of America)

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