Personal Guide to a Post-Olympic Haven
Model Ira Max contemplates her homecoming to the southern resort of Sochi.
The Way of Anxiety
Painter Kirill Garshin seeks to convey a sense of timelessness through a visual medium.
A ski mecca in Sochi offers challenge, contemplation and nostalgia for riders of different age and attitude.
A Sculptor’s Rope Walk
Moscow-based artist Alexander Povzner on the burdens and benefits of starting from scratch.
Man Meets Machine
The Metallurg team dominates the bloody sport of motoball, an ambiguous Soviet heritage.
Black Sands of Kamchatka
Leonid Sorokin photographs Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and its inhabitants weathering the harsh conditions of the North Pacific.