#MeetTheRussians

Some of the most talented and outstanding Russians of our generation in art, culture, social work, sport, education, science and entrepreneurship.

Think Russian Apartments are Depressing?

Reading Time: 2 minutes When I first visited Russia one of my first impressions was just how lovely the interiors were. It’s true that the cold, colorless massive apartment blocks still tend to...

Vladimir Vysotsky: The Voice of Generations

Reading Time: 4 minutes When I first met “The Russians” in my life, I was living in Washington DC and found myself immersed in a sea of Russians as I made friends with a small community o...

Singer for Uber-Popular Band Leningrad

Reading Time: 2 minutes A lot of modern Russian music just doesn’t translate very well to the taste profile of the western audience. Like American stereotypes about German pop music, Russian ai...

Legends of Russia: Viktor Tsoi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Get to know virtually any Russian of a certain age — and by certain age, I mean spent any part of their formative years in the 90s — and you are bound to hear them...

Secret footage of Russian Special Forces training

Reading Time: < 1 minute Watch this footage of Russian military might and special forces training the heart of Russia.

Russia’s Poor, Forgotten and Marginalized

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dmitry Markov takes pictures with his iPhone and he brings no-varnish images of the poor, marginalised and forgotten Russians. https://www.instagram.com/dcim.ru/ He uses h...

Photographer Brings Takes You to the Coldest Place on the Planet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alexey Vasilyev was born in 1985 in the coldest region of Russia — Yakutia, where the temperature can reach the grade mark -60 C°. He documents the lif...