Russia

Pussy Riot
MusicWatch Pussy Riot take on the Russian government in new video ‘1937’
Yelena Grigorieva
Life & CultureAn LGBTQ+ activist was murdered after being listed on a ‘gay-hunting’ site
Lil Nas X uses FaceApp
Science & TechIs FaceApp actually stealing your data?
Pussy Riot “BLACK SNOW”
MusicPussy Riot confront ‘apocalyptic’ state of Russia in new song
KRUZHOK magazine Russian creative scene Faces&Lace
FashionA new wave of underground Russian creatives are rising up against adversity
Mona Lisa deepfake images
Art & PhotographyDeepfake technology brings the Mona Lisa to life and it’s too spooky
LGBTQ protest for Chechnya
PoliticsA new wave of anti-LGBTQ abuse is happening in Chechnya
Pussy Riot Veronika Nikulshina
Life & CulturePussy Riot’s Veronika Nikulshina arrested again, with little explanation
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Generation Z
Dazed 100Generation Z
Nika of Pussy Riot
PoliticsPussy Riot World Cup protester arrested on her way to receive an award
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Life & CulturePhotographing young Russian couples making out to protest anti-LGBTQ laws
russian youth festival
PoliticsRussian police use gay propaganda law to shut down festival
Russia’s popular music crackdown
MusicAfter a crackdown on live music in Russia, artists are asking what’s next
Russian internet freedom protests
Science & TechThousands protest for internet freedom in Russia
Dima Komarov
Art & PhotographyPhotographing the free-spirited youth of a small town in Belarus
Chechnya gay purge
PoliticsRussia’s LGBT activists say there’s a ‘new wave’ of torture in Chechnya
Chechnya
PoliticsAnti-LGBT persecution is happening again in Chechnya
generation z russia moscow fashion collective community
FashionThe bold creative community bringing new energy to Russia’s fashion scene
Russia queer LGBTQ+ clubbing rave scene
FashionThese people are leading Russia’s blossoming queer clubbing scene forward
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MusicVladimir Putin wants the Russian government to ‘take charge’ of rap music
FINAL PHOTOS OF THE YEAR GIF
Art & PhotographyThe 20 best photos of 2018
Russian youth raving at Клуб St Petersburg
MusicFour Moscow creatives on the future of rave in Russia
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Life & CultureThat video of the woman pouring bleach on manspreaders is probably fake