The world’s largest diesel submarine. All photographs: Danila Tkachenko.
The photographer Danila Tkachenko is drawn to places that were once at the forefront of technological progress, but now lie in ruin.
An antenna built for interplanetary connection. The Soviet Union was planning to build bases on other planets, and prepared facilities for connection which were never used and now lie dormant.
Imposing hulks of metal and granite built under the Soviet Union appear otherwordly against blank snowscapes.
The relics are alien – more like something out of Star Wars, than modern-day Russia
Standing stark against silent desert backdrops like sculptures made for Burning Man, these leftover Soviet structures are actually bus stops scattered throughout one of the most sparsely populated regions on Earth.
Photographer Christopher Herwig followed bus routes from Estonia to Armenia to photograph odd little roadside shelters in former Soviet satellite states for a new book.
The Artplay Design Center in Moscow was the host to the opening of the Artmossphere Street Art Biennale. This is the first event like this in Russia.
The exhibition included an indoor portion, presenting work and installations by participating artists, as well as outdoor murals created especially for this event.
These are painted by Momo (USA), Sat One (Germany), Elian (Argentina), Hyuro (Spain), 2501 (Italy), Nicolas Barrome (France) and Erosie (Netherlands) while Spanish artist Okuda will introduce а 4-meter sculpture at Muzeon Art Park.
In addition to the big art show, murals and public art objects, the show includes a retrospective of American photojournalist Martha Cooper, devoted to the history of graffiti and street culture.
Photo credit: Seqret.
St. Petersburg-based Russian photographer Gordeev captures delicate cityscape scenes by taking his photos in the rain.
Flowing rain drops blur the colors and diffuse light, resulting in photos that have a strong resemblance to Impressionist oil paintings.
Though the series mostly features Russia’s St. Petersburg and its widely recognized landmarks.
Nothing gloomy about the rain here, just pure Russian romance!
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A man practices flyboarding near the village of Olenevka, Crimea, in August, 2017.
Image Credit: Photograph by Pavel Rebrov / Reuters