A guide to creative Russia


Outside the box: how Russian TV became watchable again

Outside the box

Russians, long obsessed with US TV series, have started making their own. And they're actually pretty good. What happened?
Knowledge is power: why is the Russian government editing Wikipedia?

Knowledge is power

After edits to Wikipedia articles related to the conflict in Ukraine have been traced to the Russian government, Olga Zeveleva unpicks this latest twist in Russia's information wars
Town meets country: how sheds explain modern Russian life

Town meets country

In the small towns of Russia, sheds and garages are more than just a handy storage space — they're a way of life. Philosopher Vitaly Kurennoj went, camera in hand, in search of their significance
  • Art & Design Design
    Reimagining the traditional Russian hut
  • Travel
    A new beginning in Santa Cruz, America's last hippie holdout
  • Art & Design Art
    Misha Most's street art comes to London
  • Travel
    The pick of Moscow’s Airbnb rental listings
  • Culture Tech
    10 of the most unusual creatures sent into space
  • Art & Design Photography
    Russia joins the DIY photobook phenomenon