Mother Russia was home to more than native Caucasians.
The late Andrei Tarkovsky made Stalker despite a hard time during production. This video essay explains how it could have contributed to his death.
You don't need to leave the house to experience Moscow from above with these 5K drone shots.
Gunnar Birkerts was one of many European modernists with an eye for details and the God who lived in them.
And not a Russian backwards R in sight.
Mangle has created a random picture generator showing Russian culture in its rawest form using images from LiveJournal.