A guide to creative Russia

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  • High risk

    Moscow's iconic Shukhov Tower is under threat

    April 15, 2014
  • Modern matter

    Owen Hatherley asks, what does Constructivism mean today?

    April 09, 2014
  • Shipshape

    Noi Trotsky nautical masterpieces

    April 09, 2014
  • Explicit agenda

    Sex on screen in Russia

    April 07, 2014
  • Wild youth

    Timur Novikov and the 1980s St Petersburg art scene

    March 27, 2014
  • Meet cute

    Dostoevsky goes to the movies in The Double

    March 25, 2014
  • Multiple voices

    Latvia's Russophone poets embrace the power of difference

    March 17, 2014
  • Blurred lines

    Russian literature and cultural diversity in Ukraine

    March 17, 2014
  • Dig this

    Why the Russian state wants culture to be like oil

    March 12, 2014
  • The gathering storm

    Rain TV and the precarious future of independent journalism in Russia

    February 24, 2014
  • Artistic exercise

    Sport and art in the Soviet Union

    February 17, 2014
  • Homeland insecurity

    Sochi, migrants and the problem of Cossack identity

    February 13, 2014
  • Block party

    Owen Hatherley celebrates a much-maligned housing project

    February 05, 2014
  • Stars in the east

    Hollywood's love-hate relationship with Russia

    January 28, 2014
  • Holy appropriate

    Why Pussy Riot and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour are a match made in heaven

    January 22, 2014
  • Space invaders

    Creative clusters, corporate raids and the future of enterprise

    January 14, 2014
  • Dress to suppress

    East European geopolitics and the costume drama

    January 08, 2014
  • The art of work

    Why the creative industries should embrace, not replace, the legacy of industry

    December 17, 2013
  • Bad news

    What does the closure of RIA Novosti mean for media in Russia?

    December 12, 2013
  • New build

    Russian planned towns and the foreign architects who build them

    November 27, 2013
  • Meanwhile, in Russia

    Buzzfeed, Russia and the west

    November 18, 2013
  • Hard to be a god

    Will Alexei German's final film secure his place among the greats?

    November 13, 2013
  • Bursting point

    Exploding the myth of the creative industries

    November 06, 2013
  • Drawing a blank

    What is wrong with architecture education in Russia?

    October 24, 2013
  • Patron saints

    Are billionaire philanthropists good for the arts?

    October 23, 2013
  • By the book

    Education versus intolerance at Moscow's new gender school

    October 14, 2013
  • Buy curious

    Who collects what in the Russian art world

    October 08, 2013
  • What is to be done?

    Radical collective Chto Delat confront the paradoxes of political art

    October 02, 2013
  • Retro boosters

    Past, present and future intertwine in the new space race

    September 11, 2013
  • Other voices

    Owen Hatherley on a lost generation of Yiddish writers

    September 05, 2013
  • Hip to be square

    Aesthetics, politics and Instagram

    September 04, 2013
  • All about my motherland

    War, time travel and the rise of patriotic cinema

    August 28, 2013
  • Lost in translation

    Russian film title fails

    August 21, 2013
  • Waves of the future

    Rediscovering Russia's sound art pioneers

    August 15, 2013
  • Strict youth

    Remembering the music, art and life of Georgy Guryanov

    August 06, 2013
  • Steppe change

    Can culture make remote Khakassia a global player?

    August 02, 2013
  • Cruising past

    Photographer Yevgeniy Fiks resurrects Moscow's forgotten gay history

    July 17, 2013
  • Culture clash

    Punk takes on provincialism in Krasnodar

    July 16, 2013
  • Game changer

    The Sochi Project tells the real stories of Russia's new Olympic region

    July 16, 2013
  • Ghostbusters

    Russian cinema comes to terms with the Soviet Union

    July 09, 2013
  • Out and about

    Gay nightlife in Moscow

    July 01, 2013
  • Old school

    Art education and the rise of right-wing realism

    June 26, 2013
  • Lights, camera, inaction

    Is Moscow International Film Festival doomed to mediocrity?

    June 25, 2013
  • Going public

    Suburbanites become situationists in St Petersburg art project Critical Mass

    June 18, 2013
  • Good yarn

    Artist Tatiana Akhmetgalieva embroiders the truth about modern life

    June 11, 2013
  • Salad days

    The return of the vegetarian

    June 03, 2013
  • Future tense

    Digital October and the uncertain fate of innovation

    May 28, 2013
  • Tall tales

    Owen Hatherley on Moscow's skyscrapers

    May 27, 2013
  • Fade to black

    Remembering controversial director Alexei Balabanov

    May 23, 2013
  • Flashback

    Cult comedies reinvigorate Russian retro

    May 14, 2013
  • Stage two

    The meaning of the new Mariinsky

    May 08, 2013
  • New objective

    Autism documentary Anton's Right Here rewrites the rules

    April 30, 2013
  • I, Robot

    How billionaire Dmitry Itskov plans to make humans immortal

    April 24, 2013
  • Frame of mind

    Artist Oleg Kulik rethinks religious art

    April 17, 2013
  • Gilt trip

    Anna Skladmann's unsettling portraits of a new elite

    April 10, 2013
  • Flickering flame

    Remembering street art pioneer Pasha 183

    April 04, 2013
  • Crude expression

    Artist Andrei Molodkin uses oil to talk back to power

    April 03, 2013
  • Fantastic Mr Fox

    Science, ideology and cute designer pets

    March 26, 2013
  • Life as art

    Remembering performance artist Vlad Mamyshev-Monroe

    March 26, 2013
  • Good, bad and ugly

    The strange career of sculptor Zurab Tsereteli

    March 12, 2013
  • The F word

    Why is the art world so afraid of feminism?

    March 11, 2013
  • Screen grab

    Russian cinema's new patriotic agenda

    March 05, 2013
  • Texts, lies and videotape

    Scandals, superstars and stereotypes in Siberian Education

    February 27, 2013
  • Artful dodgers

    Urban interventionists Partizaning are taking back the streets

    February 19, 2013
  • Under western eyes

    Agata Pyzik examines Polish artists' responses to Russia's Baltic enclave

    February 18, 2013
  • Venus envy

    Reconsidering the female form in Soviet art

    February 01, 2013
  • Back to the future

    What the new Moscow Design Museum can learn from the Soviet past

    January 30, 2013
  • Buried treasure

    Owen Hatherley on the splendour of the Moscow Metro

    January 29, 2013
  • Tales of grim

    Seth Graham on the dark side of Russian cinema

    January 18, 2013