Tagged: Russia


Freed Pussy Riot Members Shift Focus: “We Are Not Pussy Riot Now”

As expected, the two imprisoned members of Pussy Riot walked free on Monday after serving almost the entirety of their two-year sentence, thanks to an amnesty bill — or publicity stunt — introduced by President … read more »

POSTED December 27, 2013 4:10PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

Two Pussy Riot Members to Be Freed

Two members of Russia’s Pussy Riot collective will be freed soon, under a new amnesty bill which pardons mothers of small children, Reuters reports. After performing a “punk prayer” at Moscow’s main Orthodox cathedral, Christ … read more »

POSTED December 19, 2013 1:31PM IN MUSIC NEWS TAGS: , ,

Stas Sumenkov: From Russia

Documenting life in the Ural Mountains through Stas Sumenkov’s style From the magazine: ISSUE 87, August/September 2013 Stas Sumenkov is from Yekaterinburg, a city of 1.3 million in the Ural Mountains of Russia not far … read more »


FADER Mix: Proxy

Born in the Russian port city of Vladivistok, near the North Korean and Chinese borders, then moving near Moscow as a teenager, Proxy makes dance music that’s relentless and brutal, but just on the right … read more »

POSTED February 5, 2013 11:03AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , ,

Ou Menya: A Photo Essay by Bieke Depoorter

Crashing couches along the Trans-Siberian railway Belgian photographer Bieke Depoorter doesn’t speak Russian, so she had a friend who does write this on a piece of paper: “I am looking for a place to spend … read more »

POSTED November 5, 2012 2:13PM IN ART+CULTURE, FEATURES Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
winter cycling

How To Ride A Bike: Notes on Winter Cycling from Russia

Maybe you complain about the cold, but here in St. Petersburg where I live, it is colder. And still, everybody else in Russia lives some place even colder. To stay warm while cycling in winter, … read more »

POSTED December 14, 2010 6:30PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (4) TAGS: ,